Baalam and His Donkey

Numbers 22:22-35 tells us of a time when a donkey was able to perceive the presence of a divine messenger, when its rider could not.  After its rider severely beats the donkey for stopping before the divine obstruction, refusing to go on,  the donkey talks back to its rider.

Balaam’s Ass REMBRANDT

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