Meaning of Balaam

English: Balaam
Bangla: ব্যালাম্
Hindi: बालाम
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Definition: 1

a Mesopotamian diviner who, when commanded by Balak to curse the Israelites, blessed them and uttered favorable prophecies after having been rebuked by the ass he rode. Num. 22–23.

Definition: 2

(Old Testament) a Mesopotamian diviner who, when summoned to curse the Israelites, prophesied future glories for them instead, after being reproached by his ass (Numbers 22–23)