Acts 26:13
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English Standard Version
At midday, O king, I saw on the way a light from heaven, brighter than the sun, that shone around me and those who journeyed with me.

King James Bible
At midday, O king, I saw in the way a light from heaven, above the brightness of the sun, shining round about me and them which journeyed with me.

American Standard Version
at midday, O king, I saw on the way a light from heaven, above the brightness of the sun, shining round about me and them that journeyed with me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
At midday, O king, I saw in the way a light from heaven above the brightness of the sun, shining round about me, and them that were in company with me.

English Revised Version
at midday, O king, I saw on the way a light from heaven, above the brightness of the sun, shining round about me and them that journeyed with me.

Webster's Bible Translation
At mid-day, O king, I saw in the way a light from heaven, surpassing the brightness of the sun, shining around me, and them who journeyed with me.

Weymouth New Testament
and on the journey, at noon, Sir, I saw a light from Heaven--brighter than the brightness of the sun--shining around me and around those who were travelling with me.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Above the brightness of the sun

Peculiar to this third account of Paul's conversion. The other peculiarities are: the falling of his companions to the ground along with himself; the voice addressing him in Hebrew; and the words, "It is hard for thee to kick against the pricks."

Acts 26:13 Parallel Commentaries

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mid-day.

Acts 9:3 And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven:

Acts 22:6 And it came to pass, that, as I made my journey, and was come near to Damascus about noon...

above.

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...

Isaiah 30:26 Moreover the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun shall be sevenfold...

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...

Revelation 21:23 And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it...

Cross References
Acts 22:9
Now those who were with me saw the light but did not understand the voice of the one who was speaking to me.

Acts 26:12
"In this connection I journeyed to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests.

Acts 26:14
And when we had all fallen to the ground, I heard a voice saying to me in the Hebrew language, 'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me? It is hard for you to kick against the goads.'

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