Acts 7:24
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New Living Translation
He saw an Egyptian mistreating an Israelite. So Moses came to the man's defense and avenged him, killing the Egyptian.

King James Bible
And seeing one of them suffer wrong, he defended him, and avenged him that was oppressed, and smote the Egyptian:

Darby Bible Translation
and seeing a certain one wronged, he defended him, and avenged him that was being oppressed, smiting the Egyptian.

World English Bible
Seeing one of them suffer wrong, he defended him, and avenged him who was oppressed, striking the Egyptian.

Young's Literal Translation
and having seen a certain one suffering injustice, he did defend, and did justice to the oppressed, having smitten the Egyptian;

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

7:24 Seeing one wronged - Probably by one of the task masters.

Acts 7:24 Parallel Commentaries

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St. Stephen's Day and Stephen, Full of Faith and Power, did Great Wonders and Miracles among the People. . . . Then they Stirred up the People. . . . And Caught Him, and Set up False Witnesses against Him.
And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people. . . . Then they stirred up the people. . . . and caught him, and set up false witnesses against him. Verzage nicht du Haüflein klein [52]Altenburg Gustavus Adolphus' Battle-song. 1631. trans. by Catherine Winkworth, 1855 Fear not, O little flock, the foe Who madly seeks your overthrow, Dread not his rage and power: What though your courage sometimes faints, His seeming triumph o'er God's saints Lasts but
Catherine Winkworth—Lyra Germanica: The Christian Year

The Death of Stephen. Acts 7:54-60

John Newton—Olney Hymns

Whether in Christ There was the Gift of Prophecy?
Objection 1: It would seem that in Christ there was not the gift of prophecy. For prophecy implies a certain obscure and imperfect knowledge, according to Num. 12:6: "If there be among you a prophet of the Lord, I will appear to him in a vision, or I will speak to him in a dream." But Christ had full and unveiled knowledge, much more than Moses, of whom it is subjoined that "plainly and not by riddles and figures doth he see God" (Num. 6:8). Therefore we ought not to admit prophecy in Christ. Objection
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Whether those who are not Practiced in Keeping the Commandments Should Enter Religion?
Objection 1: It would seem that none should enter religion but those who are practiced in the observance of the commandments. For our Lord gave the counsel of perfection to the young man who said that he had kept the commandments "from his youth." Now all religious orders originate from Christ. Therefore it would seem that none should be allowed to enter religion but those who are practiced in the observance of the commandments. Objection 2: Further, Gregory says (Hom. xv in Ezech., and Moral. xxii):
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Cross References
Exodus 2:11
Many years later, when Moses had grown up, he went out to visit his own people, the Hebrews, and he saw how hard they were forced to work. During his visit, he saw an Egyptian beating one of his fellow Hebrews.

Exodus 2:12
After looking in all directions to make sure no one was watching, Moses killed the Egyptian and hid the body in the sand.

Acts 7:23
"One day when Moses was forty years old, he decided to visit his relatives, the people of Israel.

Acts 7:25
Moses assumed his fellow Israelites would realize that God had sent him to rescue them, but they didn't.

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