1AndaftersixdaysJesustakethPeter , James,andJohnhisbrother,andbringeththemupinto an highmountainapart ,
2And was transfiguredbeforethem:andhisface did shineas the sun,andhisraimentwaswhiteas the light.3And,behold , there appeared unto themMosesandEliastalkingwithhim.4ThenansweredPeter, and said unto Jesus,Lord, it isgood for us to behere:if thou wilt , let us makeherethreetabernacles;one for thee,andone for Moses,andone for Elias.5
While heyetspake , behold , a brightcloudovershadowedthem:andbehold a voice out of the cloud, which said , ThisismybelovedSon,inwhom I am well pleased ; hear yehim.6And when the disciplesheard it, they fellontheirface,and were soreafraid .
7AndJesuscame and touchedthem,andsaid , Arise , andbenotafraid .8And when they had lifted uptheireyes, they saw no man,saveJesusonly.9And as they came downfrom the mountain,Jesuschargedthem,saying , Tell the vision to no man,untiltheSon of man be risen againfrom the dead.10Andhisdisciplesaskedhim,saying , Whythensay the scribesthatEliasmustfirstcome ?
11AndJesusanswered and said unto them,Eliastruly shall firstcome , andrestore all things.12But I say unto you,ThatElias is comealready,and they knewhimnot,but have doneuntohimwhatsoever they listed . Likewiseshallalso the Son of mansufferofthem.13Then the disciplesunderstoodthat he spake unto themofJohn the Baptist.14And when they were cometo the multitude, there came to him a certain man, kneeling down to him,andsaying ,
15Lord, have mercy on myson:for he is lunatick , andsorevexed : forofttimes he fallethinto the fire,andoftinto the water.16And I broughthim to thydisciples,and they couldnotcurehim.17ThenJesusanswered and said , Ofaithlessandperversegeneration, how longshall I bewithyou? how longshall I sufferyou?bringhimhither to me.18AndJesusrebuked the devil;andhedeparted out ofhim:and the child was curedfrom that veryhour.19Thencame the disciples to Jesusapart , and said , Whycouldnotwecasthimout ?
20AndJesussaid unto them,Because of yourunbelief:forverily I say unto you,If ye havefaithas a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto thismountain,Removehence to yonder place;and it shall remove ; andnothing shall be impossible unto you.21Howbeitthiskindgoethnotoutbutbyprayerandfasting.22And while theyabodeinGalilee,Jesussaid unto them,The Son of man shall bebetrayedinto the hands of men:23And they shall killhim,and the thirdday he shall be raised again . And they were exceedingsorry .24And when they were cometoCapernaum, they that receivedtributea money came to Peter,andsaid , Dothnotyourmasterpaytribute?25
He saith , Yes.Andwhen he was comeinto the house,Jesuspreventedhim,saying , Whatthinkestthou,Simon?ofwhomdo the kings of the earthtakecustomortribute?of their ownchildren,orofstrangers?26Petersaith unto him,Ofstrangers.Jesussaith unto him,Thenare the childrenfree.27Notwithstanding,lest we should offendthem, go thouto the sea, and cast an hook,and take up the fish that first cometh up ; and when thou hast openedhismouth, thou shalt find a piece of money:thattake , and give unto themformeandthee.