Parallel Bible results for Exodus 3:1-6

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Exodus 3:1-6

NLT 1 One day Moses was tending the flock of his father-in-law, Jethro, the priest of Midian. He led the flock far into the wilderness and came to Sinai, the mountain of God. NIV 1 Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the desert and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. NLT 2 There the angel of the appeared to him in a blazing fire from the middle of a bush. Moses stared in amazement. Though the bush was engulfed in flames, it didn’t burn up. NIV 2 There the angel of the LORD appeared to him in flames of fire from within a bush. Moses saw that though the bush was on fire it did not burn up. NLT 3 “This is amazing,” Moses said to himself. “Why isn’t that bush burning up? I must go see it.” NIV 3 So Moses thought, "I will go over and see this strange sight--why the bush does not burn up." NLT 4 When the saw Moses coming to take a closer look, God called to him from the middle of the bush, “Moses! Moses!” “Here I am!” Moses replied. NIV 4 When the LORD saw that he had gone over to look, God called to him from within the bush, "Moses! Moses!" And Moses said, "Here I am." NLT 5 “Do not come any closer,” the warned. “Take off your sandals, for you are standing on holy ground. NIV 5 "Do not come any closer," God said. "Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground." NLT 6 I am the God of your father —the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.” When Moses heard this, he covered his face because he was afraid to look at God. NIV 6 Then he said, "I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob." At this, Moses hid his face, because he was afraid to look at God.