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Devarim 23:6 - דברים כו פסוק ו

וְלֹֽא־אָבָ֞ה הוי"ה אֱלֹהֶ֙יךָ֙ לִשְׁמֹ֣עַ אֶל־בִּלְעָ֔ם וַיַּהֲפֹךְ֩ הוי"ה אֱלֹקיךָ לְּךָ֛ אֶת־הַקְּלָלָ֖ה לִבְרָכָ֑ה כִּ֥י אֲהֵֽבְךָ֖ הוי"ה אֱלֹקיךָ׃ But the L-RD your God refused to heed Balaam; instead, the L-RD your Gd turned the curse into a blessing for you, for the L-RD your Gd loves you.

Gemara 7a -- גמרא ברכות דף ז עמוד א

דאמר להו נביא לישראל עמי זכר נא מה יעץ בלק מלך מואב וגו׳ מאי למען דעת צדקות ה׳

And that is what the prophet said to Israel: “My nation, remember what Balak king of Moab advised, and how Balaam, son of Beor, responded; from Shittim to Gilgal, so that you may know the righteous acts of the L-rd” (Micah 6:5). What is meant by the statement: “So that you may know the righteous acts of the L-rd”?

אמר רבי אלעזר אמר להם הקדוש ברוך הוא לישראל דעו כמה צדקות עשיתי עמכם שלא כעסתי בימי בלעם הרשע שאלמלי כעסתי לא נשתייר משונאיהם של ישראל שריד ופליט

Rabbi Elazar said that the Holy One, Blessed be He, said to Israel: Know how many righteous acts I performed on your behalf, that I did not become angry during the days of Bilaam the wicked, for had I become angry, there would have been no remnant or survivor remaining among the enemies of Israel, [a euphemism for Israel itself]. Instead, Gd restrained His anger and Bilaam’s curse went unfulfilled.

Question:

Why is it that the fact that Hashem turned the curse into a blessing considered an act of showing the love of Hashem toward Yisrael, and the fact that Hashem did not become angry during the days of Bilaam is considered a "righteous act" of Hashem?

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