93 occurrences in 7 translations

'Donkey' in the Bible

He'll be a wild donkey of a man. He'll be against everyone, and everyone will be against him. He will live in conflict with all of his relatives."

So early in the morning Abraham got up, 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.

Then Abraham said to his young men, "Stay here with the donkey. The boy and I will go over there to worship; then we'll come back to you."

At the place where they lodged for the night, one of them opened his sack to get feed for his donkey, and he saw his money there at the top of the bag.

Then they tore their clothes, and each one loaded his donkey and returned to the city.

He ties his donkey to a vine, and the colt of his donkey to the choice vine. He washes his clothes in wine, and his robes in the blood of grapes.

Issachar is a strong donkey lying down between the saddlebags.

So Moses took his wife and sons, put them on a donkey, and set out for the land of Egypt. And Moses took God's staff in his hand.

You must redeem every firstborn of a donkey with a flock animal, but if you do not redeem it, break its neck. However, you must redeem every firstborn among your sons.

"When a man uncovers a pit or digs a pit, and does not cover it, and an ox or a donkey falls into it,

If what was stolen-whether ox, donkey, or sheep-is actually found alive in his possession, he must repay double.

In any case of wrongdoing involving an ox, a donkey, a sheep, a garment, or anything [else] lost, and someone claims: That's mine, the case between the two parties is to come before the judges. The one the judges condemn must repay double to his neighbor.

"When a man gives his neighbor a donkey, an ox, a sheep, or any [other] animal to care for, but it dies, is injured, or is stolen, while no one is watching,

"If you come across your enemy's stray ox or donkey, you must return it to him.

"If you see the donkey of someone who hates you lying [helpless] under its load, and you want to refrain from helping it, you must help with it.

"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.

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.

Then Moses became angry and said to the Lord, "Don't respect their offering. I have not taken one donkey from them or mistreated a single one of them."

But God was incensed that Balaam was going, and the Angel of the Lord took His stand on the path to oppose him. Balaam was riding his donkey, and his two servants were with him.

When the donkey saw the Angel of the Lord standing on the path with a drawn sword in His hand, she turned off the path and went into the field. So Balaam hit her to return her to the path.

The donkey saw the Angel of the Lord and pressed herself against the wall, squeezing Balaam's foot against it. So he hit her once again.

That's when the LORD enabled the donkey to speak. She asked Balaam, "What did I do to you that you would beat me in the space of only three footsteps?"

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.

The Angel of the Lord asked him, "Why have you beaten your donkey these three times? Look, I came out to oppose you, because what you are doing is evil in My sight.

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."

but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. You must not do any work-you, your son or daughter, your male or female slave, your ox or donkey, any of your livestock, or the foreigner who lives within your gates, so that your male and female slaves may rest as you do.

Do the same for his donkey, his garment, or anything your brother has lost and you have found. You must not ignore [it].

If you see your brother's donkey or ox fallen down on the road, you must not ignore it; you must help him lift it up.

Your ox will be slaughtered before your eyes, but you will not eat any of it. Your donkey will be taken away from you and not returned to you. Your flock will be given to your enemies, and no one will help you.

They completely destroyed everything in the city with the sword-every man and woman, both young and old, and every ox, sheep, and donkey.

Then Joshua and all Israel with him took Achan son of Zerah, the silver, the cloak, and the bar of gold, his sons and daughters, his ox, donkey, and sheep, his tent, and all that he had, and brought them up to the Valley of Achor.

When she arrived, she persuaded Othniel to ask her father for a field. As she got off her donkey, Caleb asked her, "What do you want?"

When she arrived, she persuaded Othniel to ask her father for a field. As she got off her donkey, Caleb asked her, "What do you want?"

They encamped against them and destroyed the produce of the land, even as far as Gaza. They left nothing for Israel to eat, as well as no sheep, ox or donkey.

And he had thirty sons who rode on thirty donkey colts, and they had thirty towns called Havvoth-jair [towns of Jair] which to this day are in the land of Gilead.

And he had forty sons and thirty grandsons who rode on seventy donkey colts; and he judged Israel eight years.

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.

"Get up," he told her. "Let's go." But there was no response. So the man put her on his donkey and set out for home.

But there was no response. So he placed her on the donkey, mounted his own animal, and went home. When he arrived home, he grabbed a knife, took hold of his mistress, cut her apart limb by limb into twelve pieces, and sent her remains throughout the land of Israel.

Here I am. Bring charges against me before the Lord and His anointed: Whose ox or donkey have I taken? Whom have I wronged or mistreated? From whose hand have I taken a bribe to overlook something?I will return it to you."

Now, go and attack Amalek. Completely destroy all that they have. Don't spare them, but put to death both man and woman, child and infant, both ox and sheep, camel and donkey.'"

So Jesse took a donkey loaded with bread, a skin of wine, and one young goat and sent them by his son David to Saul.

And {he put to the sword} Nob, the city of the priests, from man to woman, from child to infant, and ox and donkey and sheep; [all] {to the sword}.

As she rode the donkey down a mountain pass hidden from view, she saw David and his men coming toward her and met them.

When Abigail saw David, she quickly got off the donkey and fell with her face to the ground in front of David.

Then Abigail got up quickly, and with her five female servants accompanying her, rode on the donkey following David's messengers. And so she became his wife.

When Ahithophel realized that his advice had not been followed, he saddled his donkey and set out for his house in his hometown. He set his affairs in order and hanged himself. So he died and was buried in his father's tomb.

"My lord the king," he replied, "my servant [Ziba] betrayed me. Actually your servant said: 'I'll saddle the donkey for myself so that I may ride it and go with the king'-for your servant is lame.

So Shimei saddled his donkey and set out to Achish at Gath to search for his slaves. He went and brought them back from Gath.

Then he said to his sons, "Saddle the donkey for me." So they saddled the donkey for him, and he got on it.

So after he had eaten bread and after he had drunk, the old prophet saddled the donkey for the prophet he had brought back.

When he left, a lion met him along the way and killed him. His corpse was thrown on the road, and the donkey was standing beside it; the lion was standing beside the corpse too.

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

and he went and found the corpse of the man of God thrown on the road with the donkey and the lion standing beside the corpse. The lion had not eaten the corpse or mauled the donkey.

So the prophet lifted the corpse of the man of God and laid it on the donkey and brought it back. The old prophet came into the city to mourn and to bury him.

Then she saddled the donkey and said to her servant, "Hurry, don't slow the pace for me unless I tell you."

There was a great famine in Samaria, and behold, a siege [was] against it, until the head of a donkey [went] for eighty shekels of silver, and one fourth of the measure of the dung of doves [went] for five shekels of silver.

Does a wild donkey bray over fresh grass or an ox low over its fodder?

But a stupid man will gain understanding as soon as a wild donkey is born a man!

Who set the wild donkey free? Who released the swift donkey from its harness?

Happy are you who sow seed beside abundant waters, who let ox and donkey range freely.

a wild donkey at home in the wilderness. She sniffs the wind in the heat of her desire. Who can control her passion? All who look for her will not become tired; they will find her in her mating season.

He will be buried [like] a donkey, dragged off and thrown outside the gates of Jerusalem.

Flee, save your lives, and you will be like a wild donkey in the desert.

For they have gone up to Assyria [like] a wild donkey going off on its own. Ephraim has paid for love.

So also like this plague will be the plague on the horse, the mule, the camel, the donkey and all the cattle that will be in those camps.

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.

They brought the donkey and the colt; then they laid their robes on them, and He sat on them.

and told them, "Go into the village ahead of you. As soon as you enter it, you will find a young donkey tied there, on which no one has ever sat. Untie it and bring it here.

So they went and found a young donkey outside in the street, tied by a door. They untied it,

and some of those standing there said to them, "What are you doing, untying the donkey?"

Then they brought the donkey to Jesus and threw their robes on it, and He sat on it.

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?

And He said to them, Which of you, having a son or a donkey or an ox that has fallen into a well, will not at once pull him out on the Sabbath day?

and said, "Go into the village ahead of you. As you enter it, you will find a young donkey tied there, on which no one has ever sat. Untie it and bring it here.

As they were untying the young donkey, its owners said to them, "Why are you untying the donkey?"

Then they brought it to Jesus, and after throwing their robes on the donkey, they helped Jesus get on it.

Jesus found a young donkey and sat on it, just as it is written:

"Do not be afraid, daughter of Zion! Behold, your king is coming, seated on the foal of a donkey!"

but received a rebuke for his transgression: a speechless donkey spoke with a human voice and restrained the prophet's madness.

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