[ bey-lak ]
/ ˈbeɪ læk /
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a Moabite king who sent for Balaam to come and curse the Israelites. Numbers 22–23.
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Also Douay Bible, Ba·lac .
Origin of Balak
From Hebrew Balaq, of uncertain origin
Words nearby Balak
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How to use Balak in a sentence
If she walked in the town on market morning and heard the din of traffic—the cries of the dealers, the "Balak!"The Scapegoat|Hall Caine
Balak himself also came to the mountain, and brought the prophet along with him, with a royal attendance.The Antiquities of the Jews|Flavius Josephus
I don't give a rap for music; I hate it, but I like the young men here in Balak, no, not the citizens.
The houses of Balak are seldom over two storeys high; an occasional earthquake is the reason for this architectural economy.
He was dark, not in the least dangerous, and a native of Russia, though long a resident of Balak.