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Exodus 3:3

3 So Moses thought, “I will go over and see this strange sight—why the bush does not burn up.”

Read Exodus 3:3 Using Other Translations

And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt.
And Moses said, "I will turn aside to see this great sight, why the bush is not burned."
“This is amazing,” Moses said to himself. “Why isn’t that bush burning up? I must go see it.”

What does Exodus 3:3 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Exodus 3:3

And Moses said, I will now turn aside
From the place where he was, and the flock he was feeding, and get nearer to the bush, which seems to have been on one side of him and not directly before him: and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt;
inquire into, and find out, if he could, the reason of this strange and amazing sight; how it could be that a bush should be on fire and yet not burnt up, which might have been expected would have been destroyed at once; for what is a thorn or bramble bush to devouring flames of fire, as these appeared to be?

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