Read Numbers 22:33 Using Other Translations
And the ass saw me, and turned from me these three times: unless she had turned from me, surely now also I had slain thee, and saved her alive.
The donkey saw me and turned aside before me these three times. If she had not turned aside from me, surely just now I would have killed you and let her live."
Three times the donkey saw me and shied away; otherwise, I would certainly have killed you by now and spared the donkey.”