Acts 7:31
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:

New Living Translation
When Moses saw it, he was amazed at the sight. As he went to take a closer look, the voice of the LORD called out to him,

English Standard Version
When Moses saw it, he was amazed at the sight, and as he drew near to look, there came the voice of the Lord:

Berean Study Bible
When Moses saw it, he marveled at the sight. As he approached to look more closely, the voice of the Lord came to him:

Berean Literal Bible
And Moses having seen it, marveled at the vision. And of him coming near to behold it, there was the voice of the Lord:

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,

New King James Version
When Moses saw it, he marveled at the sight; and as he drew near to observe, the voice of the Lord came to him,

New American Standard Bible
When Moses saw it, he was astonished at the sight; and as he approached to look more closely, the voice of the Lord came:

NASB 1995
“When Moses saw it, he marveled at the sight; and as he approached to look more closely, there came the voice of the Lord:

NASB 1977
“And when Moses saw it, he began to marvel at the sight; and as he approached to look more closely, there came the voice of the Lord:

Amplified Bible
When Moses saw it, he was astonished at the sight; but as he went near to look more closely, the voice of the Lord came [to him, saying]:

Christian Standard Bible
When Moses saw it, he was amazed at the sight. As he was approaching to look at it, the voice of the Lord came:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When Moses saw it, he was amazed at the sight. As he was approaching to look at it, the voice of the Lord came:

American Standard Version
And when Moses saw it, he wondered at the sight: and as he drew near to behold, there came a voice of the Lord,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when Moses saw it, he marveled at the vision, and when he approached to see, THE LORD JEHOVAH said to him in a voice:

Contemporary English Version
Moses was surprised by what he saw. He went closer to get a better look, and the Lord said,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Moses seeing it, wondered at the sight. And as he drew near to view it, the voice of the Lord came unto him, saying:

English Revised Version
And when Moses saw it, he wondered at the sight: and as he drew near to behold, there came a voice of the Lord,

Good News Translation
Moses was amazed by what he saw, and went near the bush to get a better look. But he heard the Lord's voice:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Moses was surprised when he saw this. As he went closer to look at the bush, the voice of the Lord said to him,

International Standard Version
When Moses saw it, he was amazed at the sight, and when he approached the bush to look at it, the voice of the Lord said,

Literal Standard Version
and Moses having seen, wondered at the sight; and he drawing near to behold, there came a voice of the LORD to him,

NET Bible
When Moses saw it, he was amazed at the sight, and when he approached to investigate, there came the voice of the Lord,

New Heart English Bible
When Moses saw it, he wondered at the sight. As he came close to see, a voice of the Lord came,

Weymouth New Testament
When Moses saw this he wondered at the sight; but on his going up to look further, the voice of the Lord was heard, saying,

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,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Stephen's Address to the Sanhedrin
30After forty years had passed, an angel appeared to Moses in the flames of a burning bush in the desert near Mount Sinai. 31When Moses saw it, he marveled at the sight. As he approached to look more closely, the voice of the Lord came to him: 32‘I am the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.’ Moses trembled with fear and did not dare to look.…

Cross References
Exodus 3:3
So Moses thought, "I must go over and see this marvelous sight. Why is the bush not burning up?"

Matthew 8:10
When Jesus heard this, He marveled and said to those following Him, "Truly I tell you, I have not found anyone in Israel with such great faith.

Acts 7:30
After forty years had passed, an angel appeared to Moses in the flames of a burning bush in the desert near Mount Sinai.

Acts 7:32
I am the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.' Moses trembled with fear and did not dare to look.


Treasury of Scripture

When Moses saw it, he wondered at the sight: and as he drew near to behold it, the voice of the LORD came to him,

and as.

Exodus 3:3,4
And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt…









(31) The voice of the Lord came unto him.--The speech agrees with Exodus 3:4 in ascribing the voice to the Lord, the Eternal, while the visible manifestation was that of the angel of the Lord. It hardly belongs to the interpretation of the speech to discuss the relation between the two statements. Speaking generally, it may be said that all, or nearly all, theophanies, or divine manifestations, in the Old Testament addressed to the sense of sight resolve themselves into angelophanies, all manifestations addressed exclusively to the sense of hearing into revelations by the Son, as the LOGOS, or eternal WORD.

Verse 31. - And when for when, A.V.; behold for behold it, A.V.; there came a voice of the Lord for the voice of the Lord came unto him, A.V. There came a voice. The A.V. is surely right. The Lord has only one voice; and φωνὴ Κυρίου ισ that voice. The grammatical effect of Κυρίου υπον φωνὴ is to make it definite, as in ἄγγελος Κυρίου (see Acts 5:19, note).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
[When]
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

Moses
Μωϋσῆς (Mōusēs)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3475: Or Moses, or Mouses of Hebrew origin; Moseus, Moses, or Mouses, the Hebrew lawgiver.

saw [it],
ἰδὼν (idōn)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3708: Properly, to stare at, i.e. to discern clearly; by extension, to attend to; by Hebraism, to experience; passively, to appear.

he marveled at
ἐθαύμαζεν (ethaumazen)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2296: (a) intrans: I wonder, marvel, (b) trans: I wonder at, admire. From thauma; to wonder; by implication, to admire.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

sight.
ὅραμα (horama)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3705: A spectacle, vision, that which is seen. From horao; something gazed at, i.e. A spectacle.

[As] he
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

approached
προσερχομένου (proserchomenou)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 4334: From pros and erchomai; to approach, i.e. come near, visit, or worship, assent to.

to look [more closely],
κατανοῆσαι (katanoēsai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's 2657: To take note of, perceive, consider carefully, discern, detect, make account of. From kata and noieo; to observe fully.

[the] voice
φωνὴ (phōnē)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 5456: Probably akin to phaino through the idea of disclosure; a tone; by implication, an address, saying or language.

of [the] Lord
Κυρίου (Kyriou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.

came [to him]:
ἐγένετο (egeneto)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.


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