Suleimans demand, however, for extradition or execution was too peremptory for refusal, and the prince was delivered up to the messengers sent to take him.
According to J, Balaam was among his own people the BneAmmon when Balak sent messengers to him with presents such as soothsayers generally received, asking him to come and curse a people that had come up out of Egypt.
Messengers and letters were sent freely from one church to another.
If it please you, my king, I will send messengers to your advisors for word on Sirian.
The messengers went on until they came at last to the island of Rhodes.