Parallel Bible results for Matthew 17

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Matthew 17

NLT 1 Six days later Jesus took Peter and the two brothers, James and John, and led them up a high mountain to be alone. NIV 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. NLT 2 As the men watched, Jesus’ appearance was transformed so that his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as light. NIV 2 There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as the light. NLT 3 Suddenly, Moses and Elijah appeared and began talking with Jesus. NIV 3 Just then there appeared before them Moses and Elijah, talking with Jesus. NLT 4 Peter exclaimed, “Lord, it’s wonderful for us to be here! If you want, I’ll make three shelters as memorials —one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.” NIV 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." NLT 5 But even as he spoke, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my dearly loved Son, who brings me great joy. Listen to him.” NIV 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!" NLT 6 The disciples were terrified and fell face down on the ground. NIV 6 When the disciples heard this, they fell facedown to the ground, terrified. NLT 7 Then Jesus came over and touched them. “Get up,” he said. “Don’t be afraid.” NIV 7 But Jesus came and touched them. "Get up," he said. "Don't be afraid." NLT 8 And when they looked up, Moses and Elijah were gone, and they saw only Jesus. NIV 8 When they looked up, they saw no one except Jesus. NLT 9 As they went back down the mountain, Jesus commanded them, “Don’t tell anyone what you have seen until the Son of Man17:9 “Son of Man” is a title Jesus used for himself. has been raised from the dead.” NIV 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." NLT 10 Then his disciples asked him, “Why do the teachers of religious law insist that Elijah must return before the Messiah comes? ” NIV 10 The disciples asked him, "Why then do the teachers of the law say that Elijah must come first?" NLT 11 Jesus replied, “Elijah is indeed coming first to get everything ready. NIV 11 Jesus replied, "To be sure, Elijah comes and will restore all things. NLT 12 But I tell you, Elijah has already come, but he wasn’t recognized, and they chose to abuse him. And in the same way they will also make the Son of Man suffer.” NIV 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." NLT 13 Then the disciples realized he was talking about John the Baptist. NIV 13 Then the disciples understood that he was talking to them about John the Baptist. NLT 14 At the foot of the mountain, a large crowd was waiting for them. A man came and knelt before Jesus and said, NIV 14 When they came to the crowd, a man approached Jesus and knelt before him. NLT 15 “Lord, have mercy on my son. He has seizures and suffers terribly. He often falls into the fire or into the water. NIV 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. NLT 16 So I brought him to your disciples, but they couldn’t heal him.” NIV 16 I brought him to your disciples, but they could not heal him." NLT 17 Jesus said, “You faithless and corrupt people! How long must I be with you? How long must I put up with you? Bring the boy here to me.” NIV 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." NLT 18 Then Jesus rebuked the demon in the boy, and it left him. From that moment the boy was well. NIV 18 Jesus rebuked the demon, and it came out of the boy, and he was healed from that moment. NLT 19 Afterward the disciples asked Jesus privately, “Why couldn’t we cast out that demon?” NIV 19 Then the disciples came to Jesus in private and asked, "Why couldn't we drive it out?" NLT 20 “You don’t have enough faith,” Jesus told them. “I tell you the truth, if you had faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it would move. Nothing would be impossible.17:20 Some manuscripts add verse 21, But this kind of demon won’t leave except by prayer and fasting. Compare Mark 9:29.” NIV 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. " NLT 21 NLT 22 After they gathered again in Galilee, Jesus told them, “The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into the hands of his enemies. NIV 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. NLT 23 He will be killed, but on the third day he will be raised from the dead.” And the disciples were filled with grief. NIV 23 They will kill him, and on the third day he will be raised to life." And the disciples were filled with grief. NLT 24 On their arrival in Capernaum, the collectors of the Temple tax came to Peter and asked him, “Doesn’t your teacher pay the Temple tax?” NIV 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 ?" NLT 25 “Yes, he does,” Peter replied. Then he went into the house. But before he had a chance to speak, Jesus asked him, “What do you think, Peter?17:25a Greek Simon? Do kings tax their own people or the people they have conquered?17:25b Greek their sons or others?” NIV 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?" NLT 26 “They tax the people they have conquered,” Peter replied. “Well, then,” Jesus said, “the citizens are free! NIV 26 "From others," Peter answered. "Then the sons are exempt," Jesus said to him. NLT 27 However, we don’t want to offend them, so go down to the lake and throw in a line. Open the mouth of the first fish you catch, and you will find a large silver coin.17:27 Greek a stater [a Greek coin equivalent to four drachmas]. Take it and pay the tax for both of us.” NIV 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."