Num 22:21

(NIV)
Balaam got up in the morning, saddled his donkey and went with the Moabite officials.
(ESV)
So Balaam rose in the morning and saddled his donkey and went with the princes of Moab.

Num 22:22

(NIV)
But God was very angry when he went, and the angel of the  Lord stood in the road to oppose him. Balaam was riding on his donkey, and his two servants were with him.
(ESV)
But God’s anger was kindled because he went, and the angel of the  Lord took his stand in the way as his adversary. Now he was riding on the donkey, and his two servants were with him.

Num 22:23

(NIV)
When the donkey saw the angel of the  Lord standing in the road with a drawn sword in his hand, it turned off the road into a field. Balaam beat it to get it back on the road.

(ESV)
And the donkey saw the angel of the  Lord standing in the road, with a drawn sword in his hand. And the donkey turned aside out of the road and went into the field. And Balaam struck the donkey, to turn her into the road.

Num 22:25

(NIV)
When the donkey saw the angel of the  Lord, it pressed close to the wall, crushing Balaam’s foot against it. So he beat the donkey again.

(ESV)
And when the donkey saw the angel of the  Lord, she pushed against the wall and pressed Balaam’s foot against the wall. So he struck her again.

Num 22:27

(NIV)
When the donkey saw the angel of the  Lord, it lay down under Balaam, and he was angry and beat it with his staff.
(ESV)
When the donkey saw the angel of the  Lord, she lay down under Balaam. And Balaam’s anger was kindled, and he struck the donkey with his staff.

Num 22:28

(NIV)
Then the  Lord opened the donkey’s mouth, and it said to Balaam, ‘What have I done to you to make you beat me these three times?’

(ESV)
Then the  Lord opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said to Balaam, “What have I done to you, that you have struck me these three times?”

Num 22:29

(NIV)
Balaam answered the donkey, ‘You have made a fool of me! If only I had a sword in my hand, I would kill you here and now.’

(ESV)
And Balaam said to the donkey, “Because you have made a fool of me. I wish I had a sword in my hand, for then I would kill you.”

Num 22:30

(NIV)
The donkey said to Balaam, ‘Am I not your own donkey, which you have always ridden, to this day? Have I been in the habit of doing this to you?’

‘No,’ he said.

(ESV)
And the donkey said to Balaam, “Am I not your donkey, on which you have ridden all your life long to this day? Is it my habit to treat you this way?” And he said, “No.”

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