What is the meaning of "Bamos Ba'al"?
Rashi (citing Targum Onkelos: It is the name of an Avodah-Zarah.
Targum Yonasan: It was the name of the idol Ba'al Pe'or. 1
What are the connotations of "K'tzei ha'Am"?
Ramban and Seforno: In order to set his eyes on the people he wanted to curse, to concentrate more deeply on the curse. 1 It was only possible to see part of the nation, since they spread out in all directions and it was impossible to see them all. 2
Targum Yonasan: A point from where they could see the tribe of Dan, which was traveling at the edge of the camp, and were revealed under the Ananei Kavod. 3
Moshav Zekenim: They are Muktzim in the Am (Resha'im, who were cast out from the cloud).
Da'as Zekenim: He saw the entire nation, until the end of the camp.
How could Bil'am see Yisrael? The cloud surrounded them!
Moshav Zekenim: He saw only the Resha'im; the cloud expelled them