Numbers 22:20 - 22
AMP - 20 And God came to Balaam at night, and said to him, If the men come to call you, rise up and go with them, but still only what I tell you may you do. 21 And Balaam rose up in the morning and saddled his donkey and went with the princes of Moab.
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► TEN Reasons for God's Anger on Balaam : 1. Balaam's disrespect for God's word and integrity in forbidding him to go (Num. 22:12-20) 2. His covetousness for reward (Num. 22:7,17,37; 24:11) 3. His hypocrisy in trying to persuade God to let him go (Num. 22:19) 4. His seeming desire and attempt to curse Israel (Num. 22:14; Dt. 23:4-5; Josh. 24:10) 5. His stubbornness about going in spite of God's command (Num. 22:19-35) 6. His lack of desire to do God's perfect will (Num. 22:12-22) 7. His perverseness (Num. 22:32) 8. His refusal to wait until the men called for him, and arising early to go with the enemies of Israel (Num. 22:20) 9. His trying to persuade God to cooperate with him, through repeated sacrifices, so he could get the reward (Num. 22:19; 23:1-3,14-15; 24:1) 10. His willingness to use every means in seeking to get the reward (Num. 22:8,19; 24:1; 2Pet. 2:15-16; Jude 1; Rev. 2:14) God foresaw the backsliding of His prophet through covetousness, and how the destruction of many people would ultimately result from the doctrine of Balaam.
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