New Living Translation
"As I was on the road, approaching Damascus about noon, a very bright light from heaven suddenly shone down 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.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass, as I was journeying and drawing near to Damascus, that, about mid-day, there suddenly shone out of heaven a great light round about me.
World English Bible
It happened that, as I made my journey, and came close to Damascus, about noon, suddenly there shone from the sky a great light around 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,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:6 About noon - All was done in the face of the sun. A great light shone - By whatever method God reveals himself to us, we shall have everlasting cause to recollect it with pleasure. Especially when he has gone in any remarkable manner out of his common way for this gracious purpose. If so, we should often dwell on the particular circumstances, and be ready, on every proper occasion, to recount those wonders of power and love, for the encouragement and instruction of others.
LibraryEarly Life the Place of Paul +The Man
STUDY I EARLY LIFE THE PLACE OF PAUL +The Man, Paul,+ judged by the influence he has exerted in the world, is one of the greatest characters in all history. He is pre-eminent not only as a missionary, but as a marvelous thinker and writer. "He was a personality of vast power, force, and individuality." There are some men who seem to be born and prepared to do a large work for the world; Paul makes the impression upon those who carefully read the record of his life that he stands first in this class …
Henry T. Sell—Bible Studies in the Life of Paul
Jerusalem to Rome
Berea and Athens
Jesus the Guest of Martha and Mary.
As he was approaching Damascus on this mission, a light from heaven suddenly shone down around him.
I fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to me, 'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?'
So there was a great uproar. Some of the teachers of religious law who were Pharisees jumped up and began to argue forcefully. "We see nothing wrong with him," they shouted. "Perhaps a spirit or an angel spoke to him."
"One day I was on such a mission to Damascus, armed with the authority and commission of the leading priests.
1 Corinthians 15:8
Last of all, as though I had been born at the wrong time, I also saw him.
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