New American Standard Bible
"But it happened that as I was on my way, approaching Damascus about noontime, a very bright light suddenly flashed from heaven all 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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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
See the notes on Acts 9:3-7.
As I made my journey - As I was on my journey.
About noon - Acts 26:13, "at mid-day." This circumstance is omitted by Luke in his account in Acts 9:Paul mentions it as being the more remarkable since it occurred at mid-day, to show that he was not deluded by any meteoric or natural appearances, which usually occur at night.
The glory of that light - The splendor, the intense brilliancy of the light. See this and its effects explained in the notes on Acts 9:8.
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As he was traveling, it happened that he was approaching Damascus, and suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him;
and I fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to me, 'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?'
And there occurred a great uproar; and some of the scribes of the Pharisaic party stood up and began to argue heatedly, saying, "We find nothing wrong with this man; suppose a spirit or an angel has spoken to him?"
"While so engaged as I was journeying to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests,
1 Corinthians 15:8
and last of all, as to one untimely born, He appeared to me also.
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