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Parable Of The Star - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... of Moab, and destroy all the children of Sheth” (Numbers 24:17). A parable is not an illustrative story, as most people think, but a “dark saying” (note Psalm 78:2) designed to reveal some hidden truth only to those...
The Gifts Of The Wise Men - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... from meditating deeply on the ancient prophecies of Balaam (Numbers 24:17), Daniel (in Daniel 9:24-26) and David, concerning the priesthood order of Melchizedek (Psalm 110:4) that this young child whose birth had been announced by a star was...
Numbers 24:17
... shall see him, but not now: I shall behold him, but not nigh: there shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and shall smite the corners of Moab, and destroy all the children of...
1 Samuel 8:7: rejected me - Study Note
... eventually Messiah would be their king (note Genesis 49:10; Numbers 24:17). He had, through Moses, instructed them in how a future king should rule and how he should be chosen (Deuteronomy 17:14-20). However, their motives in desiring a king at...
Numbers 24:17: A Star out of Jacob - Study Note
... A Star out of Jacob. This remarkable prophecy of Balaam anticipates by over 1400 years the fact that the One who would one day hold the sceptre (symbolic of kingly rule) over all men (the children of Seth, the faithful son of Adam) would arise...
Star Witness - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... of Balaam: "There shall come a star out of Jacob" (Numbers 24:17), and probably also that of Isaiah 60:3, "The Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising." They undoubtedly were familiar with...
Matthew 2:2: his star - Study Note
... Genesis 3:15 (the promised “seed of the woman”), Numbers 24:17 (the promised “Star out of Jacob”), Isaiah 7:14 (the promised virgin-born “God with us”) since the days of both Daniel and Mordecai with their...
When They Saw the Star
... dominion, and shall destroy him that remaineth of the city (Numbers 24:17_19). Thus Balaam's reluctant, but divinely inspired, prophecy, revealed that a unique Star associated with Israel would accompany a future Sceptre (that is, King) who...
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