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Balak

  
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22:39 Fourth Reading Sixth Reading
Balaam went with Balak, and they came to the city's suburbs.
Vayelech Bil'am im-Balak vayavo'u kiryat chutsot.
22:40 Balak sacrificed cattle and sheep, sending some to Balaam and the dignitaries who were with him.
Vayizbach Balak bakar vatson vayeshalach le-Vil'am velasarim asher ito.



Commentary:

city's suburbs
  (cf. Targum). Or, 'the city's outer markets' (Rashi; Tanchuma 11). Others see Kiryath Chutzoth here as a proper noun (Ibn Ezra).

sacrificed
  For food (Lekach Tov).





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