2 Peter 2:16

“But was rebuked for his iniquity: the dumb ass speaking with man's voice forbad the madness of the prophet.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But was rebuked for his iniquity: the dumbe asse speaking with mais voice, forbade the madnesse of the Prophet.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

but he received a rebuke for his own transgression, {for} a mute donkey, speaking with a voice of a man, restrained the madness of the prophet.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but he was rebuked for his own transgression: a dumb ass spake with man's voice and stayed the madness of the prophet.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But his wrongdoing was pointed out to him: an ass, talking with a man's voice, put a stop to the error of the prophet.
- Basic English Bible

but had reproof of his own wickedness -- [the] dumb ass speaking with man's voice forbad the folly of the prophet.
- Darby Bible

But was rebuked for his iniquity: the dumb ass speaking with man's voice, forbad the madness of the prophet.
- Webster's Bible

But he was rebuked for his transgression: a dumb ass spoke with a human voice and checked the madness of the Prophet.
- Weymouth Bible

but he was rebuked for his own disobedience. A mute donkey spoke with a man's voice and stopped the madness of the prophet.
- World English Bible

But he hadde repreuyng of his woodnesse; a doumb beest vndur yok, that spak with vois of man, that forbede the vnwisdom of the profete.
- Wycliffe Bible

and had a rebuke of his own iniquity -- a dumb ass, in man's voice having spoken, did forbid the madness of the prophet.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Peter 2:16


2:16 The beast - Though naturally dumb.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Peter 2:16


2Pe 2:16 But was rebuked for his iniquity. By the voice that was put into the mouth of the brute he rode (Nu 22:28-30).

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