Numbers 22:26
New International Version
Then the angel of the LORD moved on ahead and stood in a narrow place where there was no room to turn, either to the right or to the left.

New Living Translation
Then the angel of the LORD moved farther down the road and stood in a place too narrow for the donkey to get by at all.

English Standard Version
Then the angel of the LORD went ahead and stood in a narrow place, where there was no way to turn either to the right or to the left.

Berean Study Bible
And the angel of the LORD moved on ahead and stood in a narrow place where there was no room to turn to the right or left.

King James Bible
And the angel of the LORD went further, and stood in a narrow place, where was no way to turn either to the right hand or to the left.

New King James Version
Then the Angel of the LORD went further, and stood in a narrow place where there was no way to turn either to the right hand or to the left.

New American Standard Bible
Then the angel of the LORD went further, and stood in a narrow place where there was no way to turn to the right or to the left.

NASB 1995
The angel of the LORD went further, and stood in a narrow place where there was no way to turn to the right hand or the left.

NASB 1977
And the angel of the LORD went further, and stood in a narrow place where there was no way to turn to the right hand or the left.

Amplified Bible
The Angel of the LORD went further, and stood in a narrow place where there was no room to turn, either to the right or to the left.

Christian Standard Bible
The angel of the LORD went ahead and stood in a narrow place where there was no room to turn to the right or the left.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Angel of the LORD went ahead and stood in a narrow place where there was no room to turn to the right or the left.

American Standard Version
And the angel of Jehovah went further, and stood in a narrow place, where was no way to turn either to the right hand or to the left.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the Angel of LORD JEHOVAH went on and he passed by and stood in the narrow place where there was no way to turn, not to the right neither to the left.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the angel of the Lord went farther, and came and stood in a narrow place where it was impossible to turn to the right or the left.

Contemporary English Version
The angel moved once more and stood in a spot so narrow that there was no room for the donkey to go around.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And nevertheless the angel going on to a narrow place, where there was no way to turn aside either to the right hand or to the left, stood to meet him.

English Revised Version
And the angel of the LORD went further, and stood in a narrow place, where was no way to turn either to the right hand or to the left.

Good News Translation
Once more the angel moved ahead; he stood in a narrow place where there was no room at all to pass on either side.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the Messenger of the LORD moved ahead and stood in a narrower place where there was no room to turn to the right or the left.

International Standard Version
Then the angel of the LORD went along a little further and stood in a much narrower space, where it was impossible to turn either right or left.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the angel of the LORD went further, and stood in a narrow place, where was no way to turn either to the right hand or to the left.

Literal Standard Version
and the Messenger of YHWH adds to pass over, and stands in a narrow place where there is no way to turn aside [to] the right or left,

NET Bible
Then the angel of the LORD went farther, and stood in a narrow place, where there was no way to turn either to the right or to the left.

New Heart English Bible
The angel of God went further, and stood in a narrow place, where there was no way to turn either to the right hand or to the left.

World English Bible
The angel of Yahweh went further, and stood in a narrow place, where there was no way to turn either to the right hand or to the left.

Young's Literal Translation
and the messenger of Jehovah addeth to pass over, and standeth in a strait place where there is no way to turn aside -- right or left --

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Angel and Balaam's Donkey
25And the donkey saw the angel of the LORD and pressed herself against the wall, crushing Balaam’s foot against it. So he beat her once again. 26And the angel of the LORD moved on ahead and stood in a narrow place where there was no room to turn to the right or left. 27When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, she lay down under Balaam, and he became furious and beat her with his staff.…

Cross References
Numbers 22:25
And the donkey saw the angel of the LORD and pressed herself against the wall, crushing Balaam's foot against it. So he beat her once again.

Numbers 22:27
When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, she lay down under Balaam, and he became furious and beat her with his staff.


Treasury of Scripture

And the angel of the LORD went further, and stood in a narrow place, where was no way to turn either to the right hand or to the left.

where was no way

Isaiah 26:11
LORD, when thy hand is lifted up, they will not see: but they shall see, and be ashamed for their envy at the people; yea, the fire of thine enemies shall devour them.

Hosea 2:6
Therefore, behold, I will hedge up thy way with thorns, and make a wall, that she shall not find her paths.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And the Angel
מַלְאַךְ־ (mal·’aḵ-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4397: A messenger, of God, an angel

of the LORD
יְהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

moved
עֲב֑וֹר (‘ă·ḇō·wr)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 5674: To pass over, through, or by, pass on

on ahead
וַיּ֥וֹסֶף (way·yō·w·sep̄)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3254: To add, augment

and stood
וַֽיַּעֲמֹד֙ (way·ya·‘ă·mōḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5975: To stand, in various relations

in a narrow
צָ֔ר (ṣār)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 6862: Narrow, a tight place, a pebble, an opponent

place
בְּמָק֣וֹם (bə·mā·qō·wm)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4725: A standing, a spot, a condition

where
אֲשֶׁ֛ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

there was no
אֵֽין־ (’ên-)
Adverb
Strong's 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

room
דֶּ֥רֶךְ (de·reḵ)
Noun - common singular
Strong's 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

to turn
לִנְט֖וֹת (lin·ṭō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 5186: To stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, bend

to the right
יָמִ֥ין (yā·mîn)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 3225: The right hand, side, the south

or left.
וּשְׂמֹֽאול׃ (ū·śə·mō·wl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 8040: Dark, the north, the left hand


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