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  1. a Moabite king who sent for Balaam to come and curse the Israelites. Num. 22–23.
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Also Douay Bible, Ba·lac.
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Examples from the Web for balak

Historical Examples

  • And Balak sent yet again princes, more, and more honourable than they.

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  • While somewhat larger than Balak, it was neither commodious nor safe.

  • Reaching Pethor the messengers of Balak state their request.

  • Balak and his princes had not as yet ventured so far beyond the Arnon.

  • Whereupon Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab, grew "sore afraid."

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