Balaam's Prophecy

One of Balaam's four glorious blessings of the Israelite people was understood, by Christians, to point forward to the coming messiah: "I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not near. A star will come out of Jacob; a scepter will rise out of Israel..." (Numbers 24:17)

The Provincial Museum of Alberta
19th Century
Engraving
PMA:J99.1964.
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