Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"But the donkey saw me and turned aside from me these three times. If she had not turned aside from me, I would surely have killed you just now, and let her live."

King James Version

And the ass saw me, and turned from me these three times: unless she had turned from me, surely now also I had slain thee, and saved her alive.

Holman Bible

The donkey saw Me and turned away from Me these three times. If she had not turned away from Me, I would have killed you by now and let her live."

International Standard Version

The donkey saw me and turned in front of me in the space of those three footsteps.

A Conservative Version

And the donkey saw me, and turned aside before me these three times. Unless she had turned aside from me, surely now I would have even slain thee, and saved her alive.

American Standard Version

and the ass saw me, and turned aside before me these three times: unless she had turned aside from me, surely now I had even slain thee, and saved her alive.

Amplified

And the ass saw Me and turned from Me these three times. If she had not turned from Me, surely I would have slain you and saved her alive.

Bible in Basic English

And the ass saw me, turning to one side from me three times: if she had not gone to one side, I would certainly have put you to death and kept her safe.

Darby Translation

And the ass saw me, and turned from me these three times; had she not turned from me, I had now certainly slain thee, and saved her alive.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The ass saw me and turned from me these three times; and if she had not turned from me, I also now would slay thee and leave her alive.

Julia Smith Translation

And the ass will see me, and will turn before me this three beats: unless she turned from before me for now also I had slain thee, and preserved her alive.

King James 2000

And the donkey saw me, and turned from me these three times: unless she had turned from me, surely now also I would have slain you, and saved her alive.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The donkey saw me and turned aside from me these three times. If she had not turned aside from my face, then I would have killed you and kept her alive."

Modern King James verseion

And the ass saw Me and turned from Me these three times. Unless she had turned from Me, surely now I also would have killed you and saved her alive.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and the ass saw me and avoided me three times: or else, had she not turned from me, I had surely slain thee and saved her alive."

NET Bible

The donkey saw me and turned from me these three times. If she had not turned from me, I would have killed you but saved her alive."

New Heart English Bible

and the donkey saw me, and turned aside before me these three times. Unless she had turned aside from me, surely now I would have killed you, and saved her alive."

New simplified Bible

But your donkey saw me and turned aside three times. If it had not, I would have killed you and spared the donkey.

The Emphasized Bible

And the ass hath seen me, and hath turned aside at ray presence these three times: Unless she had turned aside from my presence, yea now even thee, had I slain, but, her, had I suffered to live.

Webster

And the ass saw me, and turned from me these three times: unless she had turned from me, surely now also I had slain thee, and saved her alive.

World English Bible

and the donkey saw me, and turned aside before me these three times. Unless she had turned aside from me, surely now I would have killed you, and saved her alive."

Youngs Literal Translation

and the ass seeth me, and turneth aside at my presence these three times; unless she had turned aside from my presence, surely now also, thee I had slain, and her kept alive.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the ass
אתון 
'athown 
ass
Usage: 34

saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

from me
פּנים 
Paniym 
פּנים 
Paniym 
before , face , presence , because , sight , countenance , from , person , upon , of , ...me , against , ...him , open , for , toward ,
before , face , presence , because , sight , countenance , from , person , upon , of , ...me , against , ...him , open , for , toward ,
Usage: 2119
Usage: 2119

שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

רגל 
Regel 
Usage: 247

אלי אוּלי 
'uwlay 
Usage: 45

הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Balaam And The Angel

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. 33 "But the donkey saw me and turned aside from me these three times. If she had not turned aside from me, I would surely have killed you just now, and let her live." 34 Balaam said to the angel of the LORD, "I have sinned, for I did not know that you were standing in the way against me. Now then, if it is displeasing to you, I will turn back."



Cross References

Numbers 14:37

even those men who brought out the very bad report of the land died by a plague before the LORD.

Numbers 16:33-35

So they and all that belonged to them went down alive to Sheol; and the earth closed over them, and they perished from the midst of the assembly.

1 Kings 13:24-28

Now when he had gone, a lion met him on the way and killed him, and his body was thrown on the road, with the donkey standing beside it; the lion also was standing beside the body.



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