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19 Bible Verses about Donkeys

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Psalm 104:10-11

He causes the springs to gush into the valleys;
they flow between the mountains. They supply water for every wild beast;
the wild donkeys quench their thirst.

Numbers 22:28-31

Then the Lord opened the donkey’s mouth, and she asked Balaam, “What have I done to you that you have beaten me these three times?” Balaam answered the donkey, “You made me look like a fool. If I had a sword in my hand, I’d kill you now!” But the donkey said, “Am I not the donkey you’ve ridden all your life until today? Have I ever treated you this way before?”“No,” he replied.read more.
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.

Judges 15:15-17

He found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, reached out his hand, took it, and killed 1,000 men with it. Then Samson said:With the jawbone of a donkey
I have piled them in a heap.
With the jawbone of a donkey
I have killed 1,000 men. When he finished speaking, he threw away the jawbone and named that place Ramath-lehi.

Matthew 21:2

telling them, “Go into the village ahead of you. At once you will find a donkey tied there, and a colt with her. Untie them and bring them to Me.

Genesis 22:3

So Abraham got up early in the morning, saddled his donkey, and took with him two of his young men and his son Isaac. He split wood for a burnt offering and set out to go to the place God had told him about.

Genesis 42:26

They loaded the grain on their donkeys and left there.

Judges 5:10

You who ride on white donkeys,
who sit on saddle blankets,
and who travel on the road, give praise!

Exodus 23:12

“Do your work for six days but rest on the seventh day so that your ox and your donkey may rest, and the son of your female slave as well as the foreign resident may be refreshed.

Luke 13:15

But the Lord answered him and said, “Hypocrites! Doesn’t each one of you untie his ox or donkey from the feeding trough on the Sabbath and lead it to water?

Exodus 34:20

You must redeem the firstborn of a donkey with a sheep, but if you do not redeem it, break its neck. You must redeem all the firstborn of your sons. No one is to appear before Me empty-handed.

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Loss Of Donkeys

Genesis 34:28

They took their sheep, cattle, donkeys, and whatever was in the city and in the field.

Multitudes Of Donkeys

Genesis 12:16

He treated Abram well because of her, and Abram acquired flocks and herds, male and female donkeys, male and female slaves, and camels.

Riding Donkeys

Isaiah 21:7

When he sees riders—
pairs of horsemen,
riders on donkeys,
riders on camels—
he must pay close attention.”

Saddling Donkeys

1 Kings 13:27

Then the old prophet instructed his sons, “Saddle the donkey for me.” They saddled it,

Wild Donkeys

Genesis 16:12

This man will be like a wild donkey.
His hand will be against everyone,
and everyone’s hand will be against him;
he will live at odds with all his brothers.

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