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Mark 9:2-12 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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2 Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, 2 After six days Jesus took Peter, James and John with him and led them up a high mountain, where they were all alone. There he was transfigured before them.
3 and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no one on earth could bleach them. 3 His clothes became dazzling white, whiter than anyone in the world could bleach them.
4 And there appeared to them Elijah with Moses, who were talking with Jesus. 4 And there appeared before them Elijah and Moses, who were talking with Jesus.
5 Then Peter said to Jesus, "Rabbi, it is good for us to be here; let us make three dwellings, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah." 5 Peter said to Jesus, "Rabbi, it is good for us to be here. Let us put up three shelters--one for you, one for Moses and one for Elijah."
6 He did not know what to say, for they were terrified. 6 (He did not know what to say, they were so frightened.)
7 Then a cloud overshadowed them, and from the cloud there came a voice, "This is my Son, the Beloved; listen to him!" 7 Then a cloud appeared and enveloped them, and a voice came from the cloud: "This is my Son, whom I love. Listen to him!"
8 Suddenly when they looked around, they saw no one with them any more, but only Jesus. 8 Suddenly, when they looked around, they no longer saw anyone with them except Jesus.
9 As they were coming down the mountain, he ordered them to tell no one about what they had seen, until after the Son of Man had risen from the dead. 9 As they were coming down the mountain, Jesus gave them orders not to tell anyone what they had seen until the Son of Man had risen from the dead.
10 So they kept the matter to themselves, questioning what this rising from the dead could mean. 10 They kept the matter to themselves, discussing what "rising from the dead" meant.
11 Then they asked him, "Why do the scribes say that Elijah must come first?" 11 And they asked him, "Why do the teachers of the law say that Elijah must come first?"
12 He said to them, "Elijah is indeed coming first to restore all things. How then is it written about the Son of Man, that he is to go through many sufferings and be treated with contempt? 12 Jesus replied, "To be sure, Elijah does come first, and restores all things. Why then is it written that the Son of Man must suffer much and be rejected?