New American Standard Bible
After He had sent the crowds away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray; and when it was evening, He was there alone.
King James Bible
And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone.
Darby Bible Translation
And having dismissed the crowds, he went up into the mountain apart to pray. And when even was come, he was alone there,
World English Bible
After he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into the mountain by himself to pray. When evening had come, he was there alone.
Young's Literal Translation
and having let away the multitudes, he went up to the mountain by himself to pray, and evening having come, he was there alone,
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'And Peter answered Him and said, Lord, if it be Thou, bid me come unto Thee on the water.'--MATT. xiv. 28. We owe this account of an episode in the miracle of Christ's walking on the waters to Matthew alone. Singularly enough there is no reference to Peter's venturesomeness and failure in the Gospel which is generally believed to have been written under his special inspection and suggestion. Mark passes by that part of the narrative without a word. That may be because Peter was somewhat ashamed …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The King's Highway
Be of Good Cheer.
The Rationalistic Explanation.
In the early morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house, and went away to a secluded place, and was praying there.
After bidding them farewell, He left for the mountain to pray.
Now when all the people were baptized, Jesus was also baptized, and while He was praying, heaven was opened,
But Jesus Himself would often slip away to the wilderness and pray.
It was at this time that He went off to the mountain to pray, and He spent the whole night in prayer to God.
And it happened that while He was praying alone, the disciples were with Him, and He questioned them, saying, "Who do the people say that I am?"
Some eight days after these sayings, He took along Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray.
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