New American Standard Bible
"But the one who was injuring his neighbor pushed him away, saying, 'WHO MADE YOU A RULER AND JUDGE OVER US?
King James Bible
But he that did his neighbour wrong thrust him away, saying, Who made thee a ruler and a judge over us?
Darby Bible Translation
But he that was wronging his neighbour thrust him away, saying, Who established thee ruler and judge over us?
World English Bible
But he who did his neighbor wrong pushed him away, saying, 'Who made you a ruler and a judge over us?
Young's Literal Translation
and he who is doing injustice to the neighbour, did thrust him away, saying, Who set thee a ruler and a judge over us?
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
But he that did ... - Intent on his purpose, filled with rage and passion, he rejected all interference, and all attempts at peace. It is usually the man that does the injury that is unwilling to be reconciled; and when we find a man that regards the entreaties of his friends as improper interference, when he becomes increasingly angry when we exhort him to peace, it is usually a strong evidence that he is conscious that he has been at fault. If we wish to reconcile parties, we should go first to the man that has been injured. In the controversy between God and man, it is the "sinner" who has done the wrong that is unwilling to be reconciled, and not God.
His neighbour - The Jew with whom he was contending.
Who made thee ... - What right have you to interfere in this matter? The usual salutation with which a man is greeted who attempts to prevent quarrels.
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But he said, "Who made you a prince or a judge over us? Are you intending to kill me as you killed the Egyptian?" Then Moses was afraid and said, "Surely the matter has become known."
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