Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Balaam said to the angel of Yahweh, "I have sinned; for I didn't know that you stood in the way against me. Now therefore, if it displeases you, I will go back again."

New American Standard Bible

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.”

King James Version

And Balaam said unto the angel of the LORD, I have sinned; for I knew not that thou stoodest in the way against me: now therefore, if it displease thee, I will get me back again.

Holman Bible

Balaam said to the Angel of the Lord, “I have sinned, for I did not know that You were standing in the path to confront me. And now, if it is evil in Your sight, I will go back.”

International Standard Version

If she hadn't turned away from me, I would have killed you by now and left her alive!" At this, Balaam replied to the angel of the LORD, "I've sinned! I didn't know that you were standing to meet me on the road. So now, since it displeases you, let me go back."

A Conservative Version

And Balaam said to the agent of LORD, I have sinned, for I knew not that thou stood in the way against me. Now therefore, if it displease thee, I will get back again.

American Standard Version

And Balaam said unto the angel of Jehovah, I have sinned; for I knew not that thou stoodest in the way against me: now therefore, if it displease thee, I will get me back again.

Amplified

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. But now, if my going displeases You, I will turn back.”

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

And Balaam said to the Angel of Jehovah, I have sinned; for I knew not that thou stoodest in the way against me; and now, if it be evil in thine eyes, I will get me back again.

Julia Smith Translation

And Balaam will say to the messenger of Jehovah, I sinned; for I knew not that thou stoodest to meet me in the way; and now if evil in thine eyes, I will turn back to me.

King James 2000

And Balaam said unto the angel of the LORD, I have sinned; for I knew not that you stood in the way against me: now therefore, if it displease you, I will go back again.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Balaam said to the angel of Yahweh, "I have sinned because I did not know that you [were] standing to meet me in the road. Now, {if it is displeasing to you}, I will turn back."

Modern King James verseion

And Balaam said to the Angel of Jehovah, I have sinned. For I did not know that You stood in the way against me. Now therefore, if it displeases You, I will go back again.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Balaam said unto the angel of the LORD, "I have sinned: for I wist not that thou stoodest in the way against me. Now therefore if it displease thine eyes, I will turn again."

NET Bible

Balaam said to the angel of the Lord, "I have sinned, for I did not know that you stood against me in the road. So now, if it is evil in your sight, I will go back home."

New Heart English Bible

Balaam said to the angel of the LORD, "I have sinned; for I did not know that you stood in the way against me. Now therefore, if it displeases you, I will go back again."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Balaam unto the messenger of Yahweh - I have sinned, for I knew not, that, thou, wast stationed to meet me in the road, - Now, therefore, if it be displeasing in thine eyes, I must get me back again.

Webster

And Balaam said to the angel of the LORD, I have sinned; for I knew not that thou stoodest in the way against me: now therefore, if it displeaseth thee, I will return again.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Balaam saith unto the messenger of Jehovah, 'I have sinned, for I did not know that thou art standing to meet me in the way; and now, if evil in thine eyes -- I turn back by myself.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּלעם 
Bil`am 
Usage: 61

unto the angel
מלאך 
Mal'ak 
Usage: 213

of the Lord

Usage: 0

not that thou stoodest
נצב 
Natsab 
Usage: 75

in the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

קראה 
Qir'ah 
Usage: 99

רעע 
Ra`a` 
Usage: 98

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Balaam And The Angel

33 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." 34 Balaam said to the angel of Yahweh, "I have sinned; for I didn't know that you stood in the way against me. Now therefore, if it displeases you, I will go back again." 35 The angel of Yahweh said to Balaam, "Go with the men; but only the word that I shall speak to you, that you shall speak." So Balaam went with the princes of Balak.



Cross References

Job 34:31-32

"For has any said to God, 'I am guilty, but I will not offend any more.

1 Samuel 15:24

Saul said to Samuel, "I have sinned; for I have transgressed the commandment of Yahweh, and your words, because I feared the people, and obeyed their voice.

2 Samuel 12:13

David said to Nathan, "I have sinned against Yahweh." Nathan said to David, "Yahweh also has put away your sin. You will not die.

1 Samuel 15:30

Then he said, "I have sinned: yet please honor me now before the elders of my people, and before Israel, and come back with me, that I may worship Yahweh your God."

1 Samuel 26:21

Then Saul said, "I have sinned. Return, my son David; for I will no more do you harm, because my life was precious in your eyes this day. Behold, I have played the fool, and have erred exceedingly."

Exodus 9:27

Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said to them, "I have sinned this time. Yahweh is righteous, and I and my people are wicked.

Exodus 10:16-17

Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron in haste, and he said, "I have sinned against Yahweh your God, and against you.

Numbers 11:1

The people were complaining in the ears of Yahweh. When Yahweh heard it, his anger was kindled; and Yahweh's fire burnt among them, and consumed some of the outskirts of the camp.

Numbers 14:40

They rose up early in the morning, and went up to the top of the mountain, saying, "Behold, we are here, and will go up to the place which Yahweh has promised: for we have sinned."

Numbers 22:12

God said to Balaam, "You shall not go with them. You shall not curse the people; for they are blessed."

1 Samuel 24:17

He said to David, "You are more righteous than I; for you have done good to me, whereas I have done evil to you.

1 Chronicles 21:7

God was displeased with this thing; therefore he struck Israel.

Psalm 78:34

When he killed them, then they inquired after him. They returned and sought God earnestly.

Proverbs 24:18

lest Yahweh see it, and it displease him, and he turn away his wrath from him.

Matthew 27:4-5

saying, "I have sinned in that I betrayed innocent blood." But they said, "What is that to us? You see to it."

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