“When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, she lay down under Balaam. And Balaam’s anger was kindled, and he struck the donkey with his staff.”
When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD,
The donkey saw once again.
“But as it is written, ‘Those who have never been told of him will see, and those who have never heard will understand.’”
She lay down under Balaam.
“Then came one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls full of the seven last plagues and spoke to me, saying, ‘Come, I will show you the Bride, the wife of the Lamb.’”
“Beloved, we are God’s children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is.”
1 John 3:2
“Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”
“And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.”
Lay down H7257: A primitive root; to crouch (on all four legs folded, like a recumbent animal); by implication to recline, repose, brood, lurk, imbed: - crouch (down), fall down, make a fold, lay (cause to, make to) lie (down), make to rest, sit.
“And I said: ‘Woe is me! For I am lost; for I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts!’”
“But when Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus’ knees, saying, ‘Depart from me, for I am a sinful man, O Lord.’”
“When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. …”
“For it is written, ‘As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.’”
And Balaam’s anger was kindled,
“The LORD said to Cain, ‘Why are you angry, and why has your face fallen?’”
And he struck the donkey with his staff.
Staff H4731: From an unused root meaning apparently to germinate ; a shoot, that is, stick (with leaves on, or for walking, striking, guiding, divining): - rod, ([hand-]) staff.
“Behold, the day! Behold, it comes! Your doom has come; the rod has blossomed; pride has budded.”
“And when they have finished their testimony, the beast that rises from the bottomless pit will make war on them and conquer them and kill them.”
“And the ten horns that you saw are ten kings who have not yet received royal power, but they are to receive authority as kings for one hour, together with the beast.”
He strikes with his staff; the Son of God rules with a rod of iron.
“You shall break them with a rod of iron and dash them in pieces like a potter’s vessel.”
Rod H7626: From an unused root probably meaning to branch off; a scion, that is, (literally) a stick (for punishing, writing, fighting, ruling, walking, etc.) or (figuratively) a clan: - X correction, dart, rod, sceptre, staff, tribe.
“She gave birth to a male child, one who is to rule all the nations with a rod of iron, but her child was caught up to God and to his throne,”
“From his mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations, and he will rule them with a rod of iron. He will tread the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God the Almighty.”
“And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.”
“It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.”