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 22:21
 22:22
22:21 Third Reading
When Balaam got up in the morning, he saddled his female donkey, and went with the Moabite dignitaries.
Vayakom Bil'am baboker vayachavosh et-atono vayelech im-sarey Moav.
22:22 God displayed anger because [Balaam was so anxious to] go, and an angel of God planted himself in the road to oppose him. [Balaam] was riding on his donkey, accompanied by his two boy servants.
Vayichar-af Elohim ki-holech hu vayityatsev mal'ach Adonay baderech le-Satan lo vehu rochev al-atono ushney ne'arav imo.



Commentary:

female donkey
  See note on Exodus 22:18.

and went
  At a distance (Chizzkuni).

was so anxious to
  (see Lekach Tov; HaKethav VeHaKabbalah).





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