New Living Translation
But Balaam was stopped from his mad course when his donkey rebuked him with a human voice.
King James Bible
But was rebuked for his iniquity: the dumb ass speaking with man's voice forbad the madness of the prophet.
Darby Bible Translation
but had reproof of his own wickedness the dumb ass speaking with man's voice forbad the folly of the prophet.
World English Bible
but he was rebuked for his own disobedience. A mute donkey spoke with a man's voice and stopped the madness of the prophet.
Young's Literal Translation
and had a rebuke of his own iniquity -- a dumb ass, in man's voice having spoken, did forbid the madness of the prophet.
2 Peter 2:16 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:16 The beast - Though naturally dumb.
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So the next morning Balaam got up, saddled his donkey, and started off with the Moabite officials.
Balaam's donkey saw the angel of the LORD standing in the road with a drawn sword in his hand. The donkey bolted off the road into a field, but Balaam beat it and turned it back onto the road.
Then the LORD gave the donkey the ability to speak. "What have I done to you that deserves your beating me three times?" it asked Balaam.
When you discipline us for our sins, you consume like a moth what is precious to us. Each of us is but a breath. Interlude
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