Numbers 24: Balaam’s prophesy


Synopsis:

Balaam doesn’t even try to talk to God the third time, he simply enters a trance and utters a prophesy about the greatness of Israel with the strength of a unicorn, he shall eat up the nations his enemies and shall break their bones and pierce them through with his arrows. Balak is upset and sends Balaam home.

In other words:

Balaam prophesies in favor of Israel and Balak gives up and sends him home.

Favorite bit:

(Numbers 24:10-12) When Balak gets upset that Balaam blesses his enemies three times.

Moral Lesson Learned:

Wishing for something won’t make it reality (Numbers 24)