Exodus 3:3
Strong's Lexicon
So Moses
מֹשֶׁ֔ה (mō·šeh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4872: Moses = 'drawn' 1) the prophet and lawgiver, leader of the exodus

thought,
וַיֹּ֣אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: 1) to say, speak, utter 1a) (Qal) to say, to answer, to say in one's heart, to think, to command, to promise, to intend 1b) (Niphal) to be told, to be said, to be called 1c) (Hithpael) to boast, to act proudly 1d) (Hiphil) to avow, to avouch

“I must go over
אָסֻֽרָה־ (’ā·su·rāh-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect Cohortative - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 5493: 1) to turn aside, depart 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to turn aside, turn in unto 1a2) to depart, depart from way, avoid 1a3) to be removed 1a4) to come to an end 1b) (Polel) to turn aside 1c) (Hiphil) 1c1) to cause to turn aside, cause to depart, remove, take away, put away, depose 1c2) to put aside, leave undone, retract, reject, abolish 1d) (Hophal) to be taken away, be removed

נָּ֣א ()
Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 4994: 1) I (we) pray, now, please 1a) used in entreaty or exhortation

and see
וְאֶרְאֶ֔ה (wə·’er·’eh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Cohortative if contextual - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7200: 1) to see, look at, inspect, perceive, consider 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to see 1a2) to see, perceive 1a3) to see, have vision 1a4) to look at, see, regard, look after, see after, learn about, observe, watch, look upon, look out, find out 1a5) to see, observe, consider, look at, give attention to, discern, distinguish 1a6) to look at, gaze at 1b) (Niphal) 1b1) to appear, present oneself 1b2) to be seen 1b3) to be visible 1c) (Pual) to be seen 1d) (Hiphil) 1d1) to cause to see, show 1d2) to cause to look intently at, behold, cause to gaze at 1e) (Hophal) 1e1) to be caused to see, be shown 1e2) to be exhibited to 1f) (Hithpael) to look at each other, face

אֶת־ (’eṯ-)
Direct object marker
Strong's Hebrew 853: 1) sign of the definite direct object, not translated in English but generally preceding and indicating the accusative

this
הַזֶּ֑ה (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2088: 1) this, this one, here, which, this...that, the one...the other, another, such 1a) (alone) 1a1) this one 1a2) this...that, the one...the other, another 1b) (appos to subst) 1b1) this 1c) (as predicate) 1c1) this, such 1d) (enclitically) 1d1) then 1d2) who, whom 1d3) how now, what now 1d4) what now 1d5) wherefore now 1d6) behold here 1d7) just now 1d8) now, now already 1e) (poetry) 1e1) wherein, which, those who 1f) (with prefixes) 1f1) in this (place) here, then 1f2) on these conditions, herewith, thus provided, by, through this, for this cause, in this matter 1f3) thus and thus 1f4) as follows, things such as these, accordingly, to that effect, in like manner, thus and thus 1f5) from here, hence, on one side...on the other side 1f6) on this account 1f7) in spite of this, which, whence, how

marvelous
הַגָּדֹ֖ל (hag·gā·ḏōl)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1419: adj 1) great 1a) large (in magnitude and extent) 1b) in number 1c) in intensity 1d) loud (in sound) 1e) older (in age) 1f) in importance 1f1) important things 1f2) great, distinguished (of men) 1f3) God Himself (of God) subst 1g) great things 1h) haughty things 1i) greatness n pr m 1j) (CLBL) Haggedolim, the great man?, father of Zabdiel

sight.
הַמַּרְאֶ֥ה (ham·mar·’eh)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4758: 1) sight, appearance, vision 1a) sight, phenomenon, spectacle, appearance, vision 1b) what is seen 1c) a vision (supernatural) 1d) sight, vision (power of seeing)

Why is
מַדּ֖וּעַ (mad·dū·a‘)
Interrogative
Strong's Hebrew 4069: 1) why?, on what account?, wherefore?

the bush
הַסְּנֶֽה׃ (has·sə·neh)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5572: 1) a bush, thorny bush 1a) the burning bush of Moses 1b) perhaps a blackberry bush

not
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: 1) not, no 1a) not (with verb-absolute prohibition) 1b) not (with modifier-negation) 1c) nothing (subst) 1d) without (with particle) 1e) before (of time)

burning up ?”
יִבְעַ֥ר (yiḇ·‘ar)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1197: 1) to burn, consume, kindle, be kindled 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to begin to burn, be kindled, start burning 1a2) to burn, be burning 1a3) to burn, consume 1a4) Jehovah's wrath, human wrath (fig.) 1b) (Piel) 1b1) to kindle, burn 1b2) to consume, remove (of guilt) (fig.) 1c) (Hiphil) 1c1) to kindle 1c2) to burn up 1c3) to consume (destroy) 1d) (Pual) to burn v denom 2) to be stupid, brutish, barbarous 2a) (Qal) to be stupid, dull-hearted, unreceptive 2b) (Niphal) to be stupid, dull-hearted 2c) (Piel) to feed, graze 2d) (Hiphil) to cause to be grazed over

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Moses thought: I must go over and look at this remarkable sight. Why isn’t the bush burning up?

New American Standard Bible
So Moses said, "I must turn aside now and see this marvelous sight, why the bush is not burned up."

King James Bible
And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
So Moses thought, "I will go over and see this strange sight--why the bush does not burn up."

New Living Translation
"This is amazing," Moses said to himself. "Why isn't that bush burning up? I must go see it."

English Standard Version
And Moses said, “I will turn aside to see this great sight, why the bush is not burned.”

New American Standard Bible
So Moses said, "I must turn aside now and see this marvelous sight, why the bush is not burned up."

King James Bible
And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Moses thought: I must go over and look at this remarkable sight. Why isn't the bush burning up?

International Standard Version
Then Moses told himself, "I'll go over and see this remarkable sight. Why isn't the bush burning up?"

NET Bible
So Moses thought, "I will turn aside to see this amazing sight. Why does the bush not burn up?"

American Standard Version
And Moses said, I will turn aside now, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt.

English Revised Version
And Moses said, I will turn aside now, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt.

Young's Literal Translation
And Moses saith, 'Let me turn aside, I pray thee, and I see this great appearance; wherefore is the bush not burned?'






Cross References
Acts 7:31
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,

Exodus 3:2
And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed.

Exodus 1:1
Now these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt; every man and his household came with Jacob.

Exodus 3:1
Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father in law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb.

Exodus 2:25
And God looked upon the children of Israel, and God had respect unto them.

Exodus 3:4
And when the LORD saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I.

Exodus 3:5
And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground.

Exodus 3:6
Moreover he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look upon God.
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