And it came to pass in those days, when Moses was grown, that he went out to his brothers, and looked on their burdens…
1. Maturity of years and parts God appoints unto the instruments of deliverance.
2. Providence orders objects to be seen to move instruments unto their work.
3. Sight of pressures and injuries upon the Church must move helpers to compassion.
4. Single injuries done to any member of the Church may occasion just revenge.
(G. Hughes, B. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And it came to pass in those days, when Moses was grown, that he went out unto his brethren, and looked on their burdens: and he spied an Egyptian smiting an Hebrew, one of his brethren.