Then she: Exo 4:20; 1Sa 25:20; 1Ki 13:13, 1Ki 13:23
an ass: These animals were not anciently, as now, used only by the lower classes, but were in general use among the noble and chief personages of the East, and it was not unusual for even the husband to walk by the side of his wife while thus riding; the driver, as was the custom, following. The Shunammite, when she went to the prophet, did not desire so much attendance; but only requested her husband to send her an ass and its driver.
Drive: 1Sa 25:19
slack not thy riding for me: Heb. restrain not for me to ride