The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:
they are too mighty for me: peradventure I shall prevail, that we may
smite them, and that I may drive them out of the land: for I wot that he
whom thou blessest is blessed, and he whom thou cursest is cursed.
NUM 22:7 And the elders of Moab and the elders of Midian departed with
the rewards of divination in their hand; and they came unto Balaam, and
spake unto him the words of Balak.
NUM 22:8 And he said unto them, Lodge here this night, and I will bring
you word again, as the LORD shall speak unto me: and the princes of Moab
abode with Balaam.
NUM 22:9 And God came unto Balaam, and said, What men are these with
King James Bible