New International Version
We ourselves heard this voice that came from heaven when we were with him on the sacred 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And this voice - we heard - That is, himself, James, and John heard it, and saw this glory; for these only were the εποπται, beholders, on the holy mount. It is worthy of remark that our blessed Lord, who came to give a new law to mankind, appeared on this holy mount with splendor and great glory, as God did when he came on the holy mount, Sinai, to give the old law to Moses. And when the voice came from the excellent glory, This is my Son, the beloved One, in whom I have delighted; hear him: the authority of the old law was taken away. Neither Moses nor Elijah, the law nor the prophets, must tabernacle among men, as teaching the whole way of salvation, and affording the means of eternal life; these things they had pointed out, but these things they did not contain; yet the fulfillment of their types and predictions rendered their declarations more firm and incontestable. See below.
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LibraryLike Precious Faith
'... Them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ.'--2 Peter i. 1. Peter seems to have had a liking for that word 'precious.' It is not a very descriptive one; it does not give much light as to the quality of the things to which it is applied; but it is a suggestion of one-idea value. It is interesting to notice the objects to which, in his two letters--for I take this to be his letter--he applies it. He speaks of the trial of …
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"Do not come any closer," God said. "Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground."
The commander of the LORD's army replied, "Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy." And Joshua did so.
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