New American Standard Bible
and we ourselves heard this utterance made from heaven when we were with Him on the holy mountain.
King James Bible
And this voice which came from heaven we heard, when we were with him in the holy mount.
Darby Bible Translation
and this voice we heard uttered from heaven, being with him on the holy mountain.
World English Bible
We heard this voice come out of heaven when we were with him on the holy mountain.
Young's Literal Translation
and this voice we -- we did hear, out of heaven borne, being with him in the holy mount.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And this voice which came from heaven we heard - To wit, Peter, and James, and John.
When we were with him in the holy mount - Called "holy" on account of the extraordinary manifestation of the Redeemer's glory there. It is not certainly known what mountain this was, but it has commonly been supposed to be Mount Tabor. See the notes at Matthew 17:1.
LibraryPartakers of the Divine Nature
'He hath given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the Divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.'--2 Peter i. 4. 'Partakers of the Divine nature.' These are bold words, and may be so understood as to excite the wildest and most presumptuous dreams. But bold as they are, and startling as they may sound to some of us, they are only putting into other language the teaching of which the whole New Testament is full, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John
Faith and Life
The Beatific vision.
The Authority and Utility of the Scriptures
Then He said, "Do not come near here; remove your sandals from your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground."
The captain of the LORD'S host said to Joshua, "Remove your sandals from your feet, for the place where you are standing is holy." And Joshua did so.
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