“And the angel of the LORD said to him, ‘Why have you struck your donkey these three times? Behold, I have come out to oppose you because your way is perverse before me.’”
And the angel of the LORD said to him,
“He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’”
Why have you struck your donkey these three times?
“Then Jesus said to him, ‘Put your sword back into its place. For all who take the sword will perish by the sword.’”
“But because of your hard and impenitent heart you are storing up wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God’s righteous judgment will be revealed.”
Behold, I have come out to oppose you
Oppose H7854: From שָׂטַן H7853; an opponent ; especially (with the article prefixed) Satan, the arch enemy of good: - adversary, Satan, withstand. H7853: A primitive root; to attack, (figuratively) accuse: - (be an) adversary, resist.
“Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the LORD God had made. He said to the woman, ‘Did God actually say, “You shall not eat of any tree in the garden”?’”
“Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came among them. The LORD said to Satan, ‘From where have you come?’ Satan answered the LORD and said, ‘From going to and fro on the earth, and from walking up and down on it.’”
“I saw in the night, and behold, a man riding on a red horse! He was standing among the myrtle trees in the glen, and behind him were red, sorrel, and white horses. Then I said, ‘What are these, my LORD?’ The angel who talked with me said to me, ‘I will show you what they are.’ So the man who was standing among the myrtle trees answered, ‘These are they whom the LORD has sent to patrol the earth.’”
Because your way is perverse before me.’”
“For according to the work of a man he will repay him, and according to his ways he will make it befall him.”
“Then I heard a loud voice from the temple telling the seven angels, ‘Go and pour out on the earth the seven bowls of the wrath of God.’”