New International Version
When he saw this, he was amazed at the sight. As he went over to get a closer look, he heard the Lord say:
King James Bible
When Moses saw it, he wondered at the sight: and as he drew near to behold it, the voice of the Lord came unto him,
Darby Bible Translation
And Moses seeing it wondered at the vision; and as he went up to consider it, there was a voice of [the] Lord,
World English Bible
When Moses saw it, he wondered at the sight. As he came close to see, a voice of the Lord came to him,
Young's Literal Translation
and Moses having seen did wonder at the sight; and he drawing near to behold, there came a voice of the Lord unto him,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In a flame of fire in a bush - See this and the following verses largely explained in the notes on Exodus 3:1-8 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God'--ACTS vii. 56. I. The vision of the Son of Man, or the abiding manhood of Jesus. Stephen's Greek name, and his belonging to the Hellenistic part of the Church, make it probable that he had never seen Jesus during His earthly life. If so, how beautiful that he should thus see and recognise Him! How significant, in any case, is it he should instinctively have taken on his lips that name, 'the Son of Man,' to designate …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
The Prayer of Stephen.
Whether Christ's Birth Should have Been Manifested by Means of the Angels and the Star?
Whether it is Fitting that Christ Should Sit at the Right Hand of God the Father?
So Moses thought, "I will go over and see this strange sight--why the bush does not burn up."
When Jesus heard this, he was amazed and said to those following him, "Truly I tell you, I have not found anyone in Israel with such great faith.
"After forty years had passed, an angel appeared to Moses in the flames of a burning bush in the desert near Mount Sinai.
I am the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.' Moses trembled with fear and did not dare to look.
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