Matthew 17:1-13 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 After six days Jesus took Peter, James, and his brother John, 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 He was transformed in front of them, and His face shone like the sun. Even His clothes became as white 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 Suddenly, Moses and Elijah appeared to them, talking with Him. 3 Just then there appeared before them Moses and Elijah, talking with Jesus.
4 Then Peter said to Jesus, "Lord, it's good for us to be here! If You want, I will make three tabernacles here: one for You, 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, suddenly a bright cloud covered them, and a voice from the cloud said: This is My beloved Son. I take delight in Him. 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 When the disciples heard it, they fell facedown and were terrified. 6 When the disciples heard this, they fell facedown to the ground, terrified.
7 Then Jesus came up, touched them, and said, "Get up; don't be afraid." 7 But Jesus came and touched them. "Get up," he said. "Don't be afraid."
8 When they looked up they saw no one except Him-Jesus alone. 8 When they looked up, they saw no one except Jesus.
9 As they were coming down from the mountain, Jesus commanded them, "Don't tell anyone about 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 So the disciples questioned Him, "Why then 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 "Elijah is coming and will restore everything," He replied. 11 Jesus replied, "To be sure, Elijah comes and will restore all things.
12 "But I tell you: Elijah has already come, and they didn't recognize him. On the contrary, they did whatever they pleased to him. In the same way 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 spoke to them about John the Baptist. 13 Then the disciples understood that he was talking to them about John the Baptist.