Matthew 17 LEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And after six days Jesus took along Peter and James and John his brother, and led them up on a high mountain by themselves. 1 After six days Jesus took with him Peter, James and John the brother of James, and led them up a high mountain by themselves.
2 And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothing became bright as the light. 2 There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as the light.
3 And behold, Moses and Elijah appeared to them, talking with him. 3 Just then there appeared before them Moses and Elijah, talking with Jesus.
4 So Peter answered [and] said to Jesus, "Lord, it is good [that] we are here! If you want, I will make here three shelters, one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah." 4 Peter said to Jesus, "Lord, it is good for us to be here. If you wish, I will put up three shelters--one for you, one for Moses and one for Elijah."
5 [While] he was still speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold, a voice from the cloud said, "This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased. Listen to him!" 5 While he was still speaking, a bright cloud enveloped them, and a voice from the cloud said, "This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased. Listen to him!"
6 And [when] the disciples heard [this], they fell down on their faces and were extremely frightened. 6 When the disciples heard this, they fell facedown to the ground, terrified.
7 And Jesus came and touched them [and] said, "Get up and do not be afraid." 7 But Jesus came and touched them. "Get up," he said. "Don't be afraid."
8 And [when they] lifted up their eyes they saw no one except him--Jesus alone. 8 When they looked up, they saw no one except Jesus.
9 And [as] they were coming down from the mountain, Jesus commanded them saying, "Tell no one the vision until the Son of Man is raised from the dead." 9 As they were coming down the mountain, Jesus instructed them, "Don't tell anyone what you have seen, until the Son of Man has been raised from the dead."
10 And the disciples asked him, saying, "Then why do the scribes say that Elijah must come first?" 10 The disciples asked him, "Why then do the teachers of the law say that Elijah must come first?"
11 And he answered [and] said, "Elijah indeed is coming, and will restore all [things]. 11 Jesus replied, "To be sure, Elijah comes and will restore all things.
12 But I say to you that Elijah has already come, and they did not recognize him, but did with him whatever they wanted. In the [same] way also the Son of Man is going to suffer [at] their hands." 12 But I tell you, Elijah has already come, and they did not recognize him, but have done to him everything they wished. In the same way the Son of Man is going to suffer at their hands."
13 Then the disciples understood that he had spoken to them about John the Baptist. 13 Then the disciples understood that he was talking to them about John the Baptist.
14 And [when they] came to the crowd, a man approached him, kneeling down before him 14 When they came to the crowd, a man approached Jesus and knelt before him.
15 and saying, "Lord, have mercy on my son, because he has seizures and suffers severely, for often he falls into the fire and often into the water. 15 "Lord, have mercy on my son," he said. "He has seizures and is suffering greatly. He often falls into the fire or into the water.
16 And I brought him to your disciples, and they were not able to heal him." 16 I brought him to your disciples, but they could not heal him."
17 And Jesus answered [and] said, "O unbelieving and perverse generation! {How long} will I be with you? {How long} must I put up with you? Bring him here to me!" 17 "O unbelieving and perverse generation," Jesus replied, "how long shall I stay with you? How long shall I put up with you? Bring the boy here to me."
18 And Jesus rebuked him, and the demon came out of him and the boy was healed from that hour. 18 Jesus rebuked the demon, and it came out of the boy, and he was healed from that moment.
19 Then the disciples approached Jesus privately [and] said, {Why} were we not able to expel it?" 19 Then the disciples came to Jesus in private and asked, "Why couldn't we drive it out?"
20 And he said to them, "Because of your little faith. For truly I say to you, if you have faith like a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, 'Move from here [to] there,' and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you." 20 He replied, "Because you have so little faith. I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there' and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. "
22 Now [as] they were gathering in Galilee, Jesus said to them, "The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into the hands of men, 22 When they came together in Galilee, he said to them, "The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into the hands of men.
23 and they will kill him, and on the third day he will be raised." And they were extremely distressed. 23 They will kill him, and on the third day he will be raised to life." And the disciples were filled with grief.
24 Now [when] they arrived in Capernaum, the ones who collected the double drachma [tax] came up to Peter and said, "Does your teacher not pay the double drachma [tax]?" 24 After Jesus and his disciples arrived in Capernaum, the collectors of the two-drachma tax came to Peter and asked, "Doesn't your teacher pay the temple tax ?"
25 He said, "Yes." And [when he] came into the house, Jesus spoke to him first, saying, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earth collect tolls or taxes--from their own sons, or from foreigners?" 25 "Yes, he does," he replied. When Peter came into the house, Jesus was the first to speak. "What do you think, Simon?" he asked. "From whom do the kings of the earth collect duty and taxes--from their own sons or from others?"
26 And [when he] said, "From foreigners," Jesus said to him, "Then the sons are free. 26 "From others," Peter answered. "Then the sons are exempt," Jesus said to him.
27 But so that we do not give offense to them, go out to the sea, cast [a line with] a hook, and take the first fish that comes up. And [when you] open its mouth, you will find a four-drachma coin. Take that [and] give [it] to them for me and you." 27 "But so that we may not offend them, go to the lake and throw out your line. Take the first fish you catch; open its mouth and you will find a four-drachma coin. Take it and give it to them for my tax and yours."