That night God came to Balaam and said, “Since these men have come to summon you, go with them, but do only what I tell you.”
References for Numbers 22:20
Balaam got up in the morning, saddled his donkey and went with the Moabite officials.
References for Numbers 22:21
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.
References for Numbers 22:22
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.
References for Numbers 22:23
Then the angel of the LORD stood in a narrow path through the vineyards, with walls on both sides.
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.
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.
When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, it lay down under Balaam, and he was angry and beat it with his staff.
References for Numbers 22:27
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?”
References for Numbers 22:28
Balaam answered the donkey, “You have made a fool of me! If only I had a sword in my hand, I would kill you right now.”
References for Numbers 22:29
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.