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Balak

  
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 22:4
22:4 Moab said to the elders of Midian, 'Now the [Israelite] community will lick up everything around us, just as a bull licks up all the vegetation in the field.'

Balak son of Tzippor was then king of Moab.
Vayomer Moav el-zikney Midyan atah yelachachu hakahal et-kol-svivoteynu kilechoch hashor et yerek hasadeh uValak ben-Tsipor melech le-Moav ba'et hahi.




Commentary:

Midian
  Descendants of Abraham through Keturah; Genesis 25:2. Midian's territories were to the south of Edom, just northeast of the Gulf of Aqaba. At this time, Moses was already making plans to attack Midian (Josephus, Antiquities 4:6:1). Although Midian and Moab were hereditary enemies, they made peace out of fear of Israel (Sanhedrin 105a).

then...
  Some say that Balak had been one of Sichon's generals, and now that Sichon had been killed, he had just been appointed king over Moab (Tanchuma 4; Sh'muel HaChasid). Other sources indicate that kings of the area would come from Midian and Moab on an alternating basis (Targum Yonathan).





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