Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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,

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

But God’s anger was kindled 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.

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.

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.

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 And Balaam rose up early and saddled his ass and went with the lords of Moab. 22 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. 23 And when the ass saw the angel of the LORD stand in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand, she turned aside out of the way and went out into the field. And Balaam smote the ass, to turn her into the way.



Cross References

Exodus 4:24

And it chanced by the way in the inn, that the LORD met him and would have killed him.

Numbers 22:32

And the angel of the LORD said unto him, "Wherefore smitest thou thine ass this three times? Behold, I came out to resist thee, for the way is contrary unto me,

Genesis 48:15-16

And he blessed Joseph saying, "God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac did walk, and the God which hath fed me all my life long unto this day;

Exodus 3:2-6

And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of a bush. And he perceived that the bush burned with fire, and consumed not.

Exodus 23:20

"Behold, I send mine angel before thee, to keep thee in the way, and to bring thee into the place which I have prepared.

Numbers 22:35

And the angel said unto Balaam, "Go with the men: but in any wise, what I say unto thee, that say." And Balaam went with the lords of Balak.

2 Kings 10:20

Wherefore Jehu said, "Appoint a solemn feast for Baal." And they proclaimed it.

Lamentations 2:4

{Daleth} He hath bent his bow like an enemy, he hath fastened his righthand as an adversary: and everything that was pleasant to see, he hath smitten it down. He hath poured out his wrath like a fire, into the tabernacle of the daughter of Zion.

Hosea 1:4

And the LORD said unto him, "Call his name Jezreel, for I will shortly avenge the blood of Jezreel upon the house of Jehu, and will bring the kingdom of the house of Israel to an end.

Hosea 12:4-5

He strove with the angel, and gat the victory: so that he prayed and desired him. He found him at Bethel, and there he talked with us.

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