“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.”
And the donkey saw
“In that day the deaf shall hear the words of a book, and out of their gloom and darkness the eyes of the blind shall see.”
“But blessed are your eyes, for they see, and your ears, for they hear.”
The angel of the LORD standing in the road,
Standing H5324 (different from “stand H3320” from verse 22): A primitive root; to station, in various applications (literally or figuratively): - appointed, deputy, erect, establish, X Huzzah [by mistake for a proper name], lay, officer, pillar, present, rear up, set (over, up), settle, sharpen, stablish, (make to) stand (-ing, still, up, upright), best state.
“Jesus said to him, “Have I been with you so long, and you still do not know me, Philip? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’?”
“The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master’s crib, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand.”
“O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? It was before your eyes that Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified.”
With a drawn sword in his hand.
“Even now the axe is laid to the root of the trees. Every tree therefore that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.”
“So the sword is given to be polished, that it may be grasped in the hand. It is sharpened and polished to be given into the hand of the slayer.”
“For my sword has drunk its fill in the heavens; behold, it descends for judgment upon Edom, upon the people I have devoted to destruction.”
“And all flesh shall know that I am the LORD. I have drawn my sword from its sheath; it shall not be sheathed again.”
And the donkey turned aside out of the road and went into the field.
Field H7704: From an unused root meaning to spread out; a field (as flat): - country, field, ground, land, soil, X wild.
“So will it be on the day when the Son of Man is revealed. On that day, let the one who is on the housetop, with his goods in the house, not come down to take them away, and likewise let the one who is in the field not turn back.”
“And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she has a place prepared by God, in which she is to be nourished for 1,260 days.”
“Then they will begin to say to the mountains, ‘Fall on us,’ and to the hills, ‘Cover us.’”
And Balaam struck the donkey,
“Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested, and for ten days you will have tribulation. Be faithful unto death, and I will give you the crown of life.”
“Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”
To turn her into the road.
“Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many.”
“Woe to them! For they walked in the way of Cain and abandoned themselves for the sake of gain to Balaam’s error and perished in Korah’s rebellion.”