Easton's Bible Dictionary (1897)/Balak

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“Balak”
Easton's Bible Dictionary (1897)
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See the modern Wikipedia entry at Balak.

Balak: empty; spoiler, a son of Zippor, and king of the Moabites (Numbers 22:2,4). From fear of the Israelites, who were encamped near the confines of his territory, he applied to Balaam (which see) to curse them; but in vain (Joshua 24:9).