Matthew 17:1-8 New International Version

The Transfiguration

17 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  There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as the light. 3  Just then there appeared before them Moses and Elijah, talking with Jesus. 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, a bright cloud covered 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 this, they fell facedown to the ground, terrified. 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 Jesus.

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