Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

At this, the anger of the LORD flared up against Balaam, because he was leaving. So the angel of the LORD stood in the way to oppose him. As Balaam was riding his donkey, accompanied by two of his servants,

New American Standard Bible

But God was angry because he was going, and the angel of the LORD took his stand in the way as an adversary against him. Now he was riding on his donkey and his two servants were with him.

King James Version

And God's anger was kindled because he went: and the angel of the LORD stood in the way for an adversary against him. Now he was riding upon his ass, and his two servants were with him.

Holman Bible

But God was incensed that Balaam was going, and the Angel of the Lord took His stand on the path to oppose him. Balaam was riding his donkey, and his two servants were with him.

A Conservative Version

And God's anger was kindled because he went, and the agent of LORD placed himself in the way for an adversary against him. Now he was riding upon his donkey, and his two servants were with him.

American Standard Version

And God's anger was kindled because he went; and the angel of Jehovah placed himself in the way for an adversary against him. Now he was riding upon his ass, and his two servants were with him.

Amplified

And God's anger was kindled because he went, and the Angel of the Lord stood in the way as an adversary against him. Now he was riding upon his donkey, and his two servants were with him.

Bible in Basic English

But God was moved to wrath because he went: and the angel of the Lord took up a position in the road to keep him from his purpose. Now he was seated on his ass, and his two servants were with him.

Darby Translation

And God's anger was kindled because he went; and the Angel of Jehovah set himself in the way to withstand him. Now he was riding upon his ass, and his two young men were with him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And God's anger was kindled because he went, and the angel of the LORD stood in the way as an adversary against him. Now he was riding upon his ass, and his two servants were with him.

Julia Smith Translation

And the anger of God will kindle because he went; and the messenger of Jehovah will stand in the way, for an adversary to him: and he rode upon his ass, and his two young men with him.

King James 2000

And God's anger was kindled because he went: and the angel of the LORD stood in the way as an adversary against him. Now he was riding upon his donkey, and his two servants were with him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But {God became angry} because he was going, and the angel of Yahweh stood in the road as an adversary to him; he [was] riding on his donkey, and two servants were with him.

Modern King James verseion

And God's anger was kindled because he went. And the Angel of Jehovah stood in the way as an enemy against him. And he was riding upon his ass, and his two servants with him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But God was angry because he went. And the angel of the LORD stood in the way against him. And he rode upon his ass and two servants with him.

NET Bible

Then God's anger was kindled because he went, and the angel of the Lord stood in the road to oppose him. Now he was riding on his donkey and his two servants were with him.

New Heart English Bible

God's anger was kindled because he went; and the angel of the LORD placed himself in the way for an adversary against him. Now he was riding on his donkey, and his two servants were with him.

The Emphasized Bible

Then kindled the anger of God, because he was going, and the messenger of Yahweh stationed himself in the way, to withstand him, - as he was riding upon his ass, his two young men being with him.

Webster

And God's anger was kindled because he went: and the angel of the LORD stood in the way for an adversary against him. Now he was riding upon his ass, and his two servants were with him.

World English Bible

God's anger was kindled because he went; and the angel of Yahweh placed himself in the way for an adversary against him. Now he was riding on his donkey, and his two servants were with him.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the anger of God burneth because he is going, and a messenger of Jehovah stationeth himself in the way for an adversary to him, and he is riding on his ass, and two of his servants are with him,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

and the angel
מלאך 
Mal'ak 
Usage: 213

of the Lord

Usage: 0

in the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

שׂטן 
Satan 
Usage: 27

רכב 
Rakab 
Usage: 78

אתון 
'athown 
ass
Usage: 34

and his two
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

Context Readings

Balaam And The Angel

21 The next morning, Balaam got up, saddled his donkey, and started to leave, accompanied by the Moabite officials. 22 At this, the anger of the LORD flared up against Balaam, because he was leaving. So the angel of the LORD stood in the way to oppose him. As Balaam was riding his donkey, accompanied by two of his servants, 23 all of a sudden the donkey saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way, with an unsheathed sword in his hand! The donkey turned off the road and went into an open field. Balaam started beating the donkey in order to turn her back to the road,



Cross References

Exodus 4:24

But later on, at the lodging place along the way, the LORD met Moses and was about to kill him.

Numbers 22:32

Then the angel of the LORD asked him, "Why did you beat your donkey in the space of only three footsteps? I've come to oppose you, because I say that what you're doing is perverted.

Genesis 48:15-16

Then Israel blessed Joseph by saying: "May the God in whose presence my ancestors Abraham and Isaac walked, the God who has continued shepherding me my whole life even until today,

Exodus 3:2-6

the angel of the LORD appeared to him in flaming fire from the center of a bush. As Moses continued to watch, amazingly the bush kept on burning, but was not consumed.

Exodus 23:20

"Look, I'm sending an angel in front of you to guard you on the way and to bring you to the place I've prepared.

Numbers 22:35

But the angel of the LORD told Balaam, "Go with the men, but deliver only the message that I'm going to give you." So Balaam went with Balak's officials.

2 Kings 10:20

Jehu ordered, "Set aside a solemn assembly for Baal!"

Lamentations 2:4

He bent his bow against us as would an enemy, his right hand cocked as would an adversary. He has killed everyone in whom we took pride; in the tent of cherished Zion he poured out his anger like fire.

Hosea 1:4

The LORD told Hosea, "Name the child "Jezreel,' because in a little while I'll avenge the blood that was shed by Jehu's dynasty at Jezreel. I'll put an end to the kingdom of the house of Israel.

Hosea 12:4-5

He even fought the angel and won; he cried and prayed to him. Then at Bethel he found him, and there he spoke with us

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