1Some eight days after these sayings, He took along 2Peter and John and James, and 3went up on the mountain 4to pray.
And while He was 5praying, the appearance of His face 6became different, and His clothing became white and gleaming.
And behold, two men were talking with Him; and they were Moses and Elijah,
who, appearing in glory, were speaking of His 7departure which He was about to accomplish at Jerusalem.
Now Peter and his companions 8had been overcome with sleep; but when they were fully awake, they saw His glory and the two men standing with Him.
And as these were leaving Him, Peter said to Jesus, "9Master, it is good for us to be here; 10let us make three tabernacles: one for You, and one for Moses, and one for Elijah "-11not realizing what he was saying.
While he was saying this, a cloud formed and began to overshadow them; and they were afraid as they entered the cloud.
Then 12a voice came out of the cloud, saying, "13This is My Son, My Chosen One; listen to Him!"
And when the voice had spoken, Jesus was found alone. And 14they kept silent, and reported to no one in those days any of the things which they had seen.
15On the next day, when they came down from the mountain, a large crowd met Him.
And a man from the crowd shouted, saying, "Teacher, I beg You to look at my son, for he is my only boy,