Numbers 24:1

Hebrew Bible

1 When Balaam saw that it pleased the Lord to bless Israel, he did not go as at the other times to seek for omens, but he set his face toward the wilderness. 2 When Balaam lifted up his eyes, he saw Israel camped tribe by tribe; and the Spirit of God came upon him. 3 Then he uttered this oracle: “The oracle of Balaam son of Beor, the oracle of the man whose eyes are open, Source

Date: 5th Century B.C.E. (Final composition) (based on scholarly estimates)

Onkelos Numbers 24:1

Targum

1 And Bileam saw that it was appointed before the Lord to bless Israel; and he went not as at those former times to inquire by divinations, but set his face towards the calf that the sons of Israel had made in the wilderness. 2 And Bileam lifted up his eyes, and beheld Israel dwelling by his tribes; and the Spirit of prophecy rested upon him from before the Lord. 3 And he took up his parable, and said: Bileam, the son of Beor, hath said, The man who saw the Beautiful hath said, Source

Date: 100-200 C.E. (based on scholarly estimates)
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