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Acts 22:6

    Acts 22:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it came to pass, that, as I made my journey, and was come near to Damascus about noon, suddenly there shone from heaven a great light round about me.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass, that, as I made my journey, and drew nigh unto Damascus, about noon, suddenly there shone from heaven a great light round about me.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And it came about that while I was on my journey, coming near to Damascus, about the middle of the day, suddenly I saw a great light from heaven shining round me.

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass, that, as I made my journey, and drew nigh unto Damascus, about noon, suddenly there shone from 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.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass, that, as I made my journey, and drew nigh unto Damascus, about noon, suddenly there shone from heaven a great light round about me.

    Definitions for Acts 22:6

    Nigh - Near.

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 22:6

    As I made my journey, etc. - See the whole of this account, and all the particular circumstances, considered at large in the notes on Acts 9:1 (note), etc., and the observations at the conclusion of that chapter.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 22:6

    See the notes on Acts 9:3-7.

    Acts 22:6

    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.

    Acts 22:11

    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.

    Wesley's Notes on Acts 22:6

    22:6 About noon - All was done in the face of the sun. A great light shone - By whatever method God reveals himself to us, we shall have everlasting cause to recollect it with pleasure. Especially when he has gone in any remarkable manner out of his common way for this gracious purpose. If so, we should often dwell on the particular circumstances, and be ready, on every proper occasion, to recount those wonders of power and love, for the encouragement and instruction of others.