Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then the LORD opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way with his drawn sword in his hand; and he bowed all the way to the ground.

King James Version

Then the LORD opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand: and he bowed down his head, and fell flat on his face.

Holman Bible

Then the Lord opened Balaam's eyes, and he saw the Angel of the Lord standing in the path with a drawn sword in His hand. Balaam knelt and bowed with his face [to the ground].

International Standard Version

Then the LORD enabled Balaam to see, so he observed the angel of the LORD standing in the way, with an unsheathed sword in his hand. So he bowed down and prostrated himself on his face.

A Conservative Version

Then LORD opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the agent of LORD standing in the way, with his sword drawn in his hand. And he bowed his head, and fell on his face.

American Standard Version

Then Jehovah opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of Jehovah standing in the way, with his sword drawn in his hand; and he bowed his head, and fell on his face.

Amplified

Then the Lord opened Balaam's eyes, and he saw the Angel of the Lord standing in the way with His sword drawn in His hand; and he bowed his head and fell on his face.

Bible in Basic English

Then the Lord made Balaam's eyes open, and he saw the angel of the Lord in the way with his sword in his hand: and he went down on his face to the earth.

Darby Translation

Then Jehovah opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the Angel of Jehovah standing in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand; and he bowed and prostrated himself on his face.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then the LORD opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way and his sword drawn in his hand; and he bowed down his head and fell flat on his face.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will uncover the the eyes of Balsam, and he will see the messenger of Jehovah standing in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand; and he will bow down and worship upon his face.

King James 2000

Then the LORD opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand: and he bowed down his head, and fell flat on his face.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Yahweh exposed the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of Yahweh standing in the road with his sword drawn in his hand, and he bowed down and worshiped to his face.

Modern King James verseion

Then Jehovah opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the Angel of Jehovah standing in the way, and His sword drawn in His hand. And he bowed down his head, and fell on his face.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the LORD opened the eyes of Balaam that he saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way, with his sword drawn in his hand. And he bowed himself and fell flat on his face.

NET Bible

Then the Lord opened Balaam's eyes, and he saw the angel of the Lord standing in the way with his sword drawn in his hand; so he bowed his head and threw himself down with his face to the ground.

New Heart English Bible

Then the LORD opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way, with his sword drawn in his hand; and he bowed his head, and fell on his face.

The Emphasized Bible

Then did Yahweh unveil the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the messenger of Yahweh stationed in the road, with his sword drawn in his hand, - so he bent his head and bowed down before him.

Webster

Then the LORD opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand: and he bowed down his head, and fell flat on his face.

World English Bible

Then Yahweh opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of Yahweh standing in the way, with his sword drawn in his hand; and he bowed his head, and fell on his face.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah uncovereth the eyes of Balaam, and he seeth the messenger of Jehovah standing in the way, and his drawn sword in his hand, and he boweth and doth obeisance, to his face;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Then the Lord

Usage: 0

גּלה 
Galah 
Usage: 188

the eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

of Balaam
בּלעם 
Bil`am 
Usage: 61

and he saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

the angel
מלאך 
Mal'ak 
Usage: 213

of the Lord

Usage: 0

נצב 
Natsab 
Usage: 75

in the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

and his sword
חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

שׁלף 
Shalaph 
Usage: 25

in his hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

and he bowed down
קדד 
Qadad 
Usage: 15

שׁחה 
Shachah 
Usage: 171

References

American

Fausets

Context Readings

Balaam And The Angel

30 The donkey said to Balaam, "Am I not your donkey on which you have ridden all your life to this day? Have I ever been accustomed to do so to you?" And he said, "No." 31 Then the LORD opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way with his drawn sword in his hand; and he bowed all the way to the ground. 32 The angel of the LORD said to him, "Why have you struck your donkey these three times? Behold, I have come out as an adversary, because your way was contrary to me.



Cross References

Genesis 21:19

Then God opened her eyes and she saw a well of water; and she went and filled the skin with water and gave the lad a drink.

Luke 24:16

But their eyes were prevented from recognizing Him.

Luke 24:31

Then their eyes were opened and they recognized Him; and He vanished from their sight.

Exodus 34:8

Moses made haste to bow low toward the earth and worship.

Numbers 24:4

The oracle of him who hears the words of God, Who sees the vision of the Almighty, Falling down, yet having his eyes uncovered,

Numbers 24:16

The oracle of him who hears the words of God, And knows the knowledge of the Most High, Who sees the vision of the Almighty, Falling down, yet having his eyes uncovered.

2 Kings 6:17-20

Then Elisha prayed and said, "O LORD, I pray, open his eyes that he may see " And the LORD opened the servant's eyes and he saw; and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.

1 Chronicles 21:16

Then David lifted up his eyes and saw the angel of the LORD standing between earth and heaven, with his drawn sword in his hand stretched out over Jerusalem. Then David and the elders, covered with sackcloth, fell on their faces.

Psalm 9:20

Put them in fear, O LORD; Let the nations know that they are but men. Selah.

John 18:6

So when He said to them, "I am He," they drew back and fell to the ground.

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.'

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