|New International Version (© 2011)|
"About noon as I came near Damascus, suddenly a bright light from heaven flashed around me.
King James Bible
And it came to pass, that, as I made my journey, and was come nigh unto Damascus about noon, suddenly there shone from heaven a great light round about me.
American Standard Version
And it came to pass, that, as I made my journey, and drew nigh unto Damascus, about noon, suddenly there shone from heaven a great light round about me.
Young's Literal Translation
and it came to pass, in my going on and coming nigh to Damascus, about noon, suddenly out of the heaven there shone a great light round about me,
Acts 22:6 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
As I made my journey, etc. - See the whole of this account, and all the particular circumstances, considered at large in the notes on Acts 9:1 (note), etc., and the observations at the conclusion of that chapter.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
that. It is evident that the apostle considered his extraordinary conversion as a most complete demonstration of the truth of Christianity; and when all the particulars of his education, his previous religious principles, his zeal, his enmity against Christians, and his prospects of secular honours and preferments by persecuting them, are compared with the subsequent part of his life, and the sudden transition from a furious persecutor to a zealous preacher of the gospel, in which he laboured and suffered to the end of his life, and for which he died a martyr, it must convince every candid and impartial person that no rational account can be given of this change, except what he himself assigns; and consequently, if that be true, that Christianity is Divine.
Acts 9:3-5 And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven...
Acts 26:12 Whereupon as I went to Damascus with authority and commission from the chief priests,
Genesis 14:15 And he divided himself against them, he and his servants, by night, and smote them, and pursued them to Hobah...
Genesis 15:2 And Abram said, LORD God, what will you give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus?
2 Samuel 8:6 Then David put garrisons in Syria of Damascus: and the Syrians became servants to David, and brought gifts...
Acts 26:13 At midday, O king, I saw in the way a light from heaven, above the brightness of the sun...
Isaiah 24:23 Then the moon shall be confounded, and the sun ashamed, when the LORD of hosts shall reign in mount Zion, and in Jerusalem...
Matthew 17:2 And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.
Revelation 1:16 And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp two edged sword...
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Acts 9:3 As he neared Damascus on his journey, suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him.
Acts 22:7 I fell to the ground and heard a voice say to me, 'Saul! Saul! Why do you persecute me?'
Acts 23:9 There was a great uproar, and some of the teachers of the law who were Pharisees stood up and argued vigorously. "We find nothing wrong with this man," they said. "What if a spirit or an angel has spoken to him?"
Acts 26:12 "On one of these journeys I was going to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests.
1 Corinthians 15:8 and last of all he appeared to me also, as to one abnormally born.