And now, behold, I go unto my people; come, and I will announce to thee what this people shall do to thy people in the end of days.'
And he took up his parable, and said: The saying of Balaam the son of Beor, and the saying of the man whose eye is opened;
The saying of him who heareth the words of G-d, and knoweth the knowledge of the Most High, who seeth the vision of the Almighty, fallen down, yet with opened eyes:
I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not nigh; there shall step forth a star out of Jacob, and a scepter shall rise out of Israel, and shall smite through the corners of Moab, and break down all the sons of Seth.
And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also, even his enemies, shall be a possession; while Israel doeth valiantly.
And out of Jacob shall one have dominion, and shall destroy the remnant from the city.
And he looked on Amalek, and took up his parable, and said: Amalek was the first of the nations; but his end shall come to destruction.
And he looked on the Kenite, and took up his parable, and said: Though firm be thy dwelling-place, and though thy nest be set in the rock;
Nevertheless Kain shall be wasted; How long? Asshur shall carry thee away captive.
And he took up his parable, and said: Alas, who shall live after G-d hath appointed him?
But ships shall come from the coast of Kittim, and they shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict Eber, and he also shall come to destruction.
And Balaam rose up, and went and returned to his place; and Balak also went his way.