Parallel Verses

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.

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

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

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.

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."

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 
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 And the angel of the Lord said to him, Why have you given your ass blows these three times? See, I have come out against you to keep you back, because your purpose is not pleasing to me. 33 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. 34 And Balaam said to the angel of the Lord, I have done wrong, for I did not see that you were in the way against me: but now, if it is evil in your eyes, I will go back again.



Cross References

Numbers 14:37

Those same men who said evil of the land, came to their death by disease before the Lord.

Numbers 16:33-35

So they and all theirs went down living into the underworld, and the earth was shut over them, and they were cut off from among the meeting of the people.

1 Kings 13:24-28

And he went on his way; but on the road a lion came rushing at him and put him to death; and his dead body was stretched in the road with the ass by its side, and the lion was there by the body.

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