17I see him, but not here and now.I perceive him, but far in the distant future.A star will rise from Jacob;a scepter will emerge from Israel.It will crush the heads of Moab’s people,cracking the skulls#  As in Samaritan Pentateuch; the meaning of the Hebrew word is uncertain. of the people of Sheth.

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