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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:24 Seeing one wronged - Probably by one of the task masters.
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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.
After looking in all directions to make sure no one was watching, Moses killed the Egyptian and hid the body in the sand.
"One day when Moses was forty years old, he decided to visit his relatives, the people of Israel.
Moses assumed his fellow Israelites would realize that God had sent him to rescue them, but they didn't.
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