New American Standard Bible
"And when he saw one of them being treated unjustly, he defended him and took vengeance for the oppressed by striking down 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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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Suffer wrong - The wrong or injury was, that the Egyptian was smiting the Hebrew, Exodus 2:11-12.
Smote the Egyptian - He slew him, and buried him in the sand,
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Now it came about in those days, when Moses had grown up, that he went out to his brethren and looked on their hard labors; and he saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, one of his brethren.
So he looked this way and that, and when he saw there was no one around, he struck down the Egyptian and hid him in the sand.
"But when he was approaching the age of forty, it entered his mind to visit his brethren, the sons of Israel.
"And he supposed that his brethren understood that God was granting them deliverance through him, but they did not understand.
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