Matthew 17:1
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New Living Translation
Six days later Jesus took Peter and the two brothers, James and John, and led them up a high mountain to be alone.

King James Bible
And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart,

Darby Bible Translation
And after six days Jesus takes with him Peter, and James, and John his brother, and brings them up into a high mountain apart.

World English Bible
After six days, Jesus took with him Peter, James, and John his brother, and brought them up into a high mountain by themselves.

Young's Literal Translation
And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, and James, and John his brother, and doth bring them up to a high mount by themselves,

Matthew 17:1 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

17:1 A high mountain - Probably Mount Tabor. Mark 9:2; Luke 9:28.

Matthew 17:1 Parallel Commentaries

Library
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xvii. 19, "Why could not we Cast it Out"? Etc. , and on Prayer.
1. Our Lord Jesus Christ reproved unbelief even in His own disciples, as we heard just now when the Gospel was being read. For when they had said, "Why could not we cast him out?" He answered, "Because of your unbelief." [2669] If the Apostles were unbelievers, who is a believer? What must the lambs do, if the rams totter? Yet the mercy of the Lord did not disdain them in their unbelief; but reproved, nourished, perfected, crowned them. For they themselves, as mindful of their own weakness, said
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament

On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xvii. 21, "How Oft Shall My Brother Sin against Me," Etc.
1. Yesterday the holy Gospel warned us not to neglect the sins of our brethren: "But if thy brother shall sin against thee, rebuke him between him and thee alone. If he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother. But if he shall refuse to hear thee, take with thee two or three more; that in the mouth of two or three witnesses, every word may be established. And if he shall neglect to hear them too, tell it to the Church. But if he shall neglect to hear the Church, let him be unto thee as an heathen
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament

A Desperate Case --How to Meet It
How great the difference between Moses and Christ! When Moses had been forty days upon the mountain-top, he underwent a kind of transfiguration, so that his face shone with exceeding brightness when he came down among the people, and he was obliged to put a veil over his face; for they could not bear to look upon his glory. Not so our Saviour! He had been really transfigured with a greater glory than Moses could ever know, and yet, as he came down from the mount, whatever radiance shone upon his
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 10: 1864

Jesus Only
This morning, in trying to dwell upon the simple sight of "Jesus only," we shall hold it up as beyond measure important and delightful, and shall bear our witness that as it was said of Goliath's sword, "there is none like it," so may it be said of fellowship with "Jesus only." We shall first notice what might have happened to the disciples after the transfiguration; we shall then dwell on what did happen; and then, thirdly, we shall speak on what we anxiously desire may happen to those who hear
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 16: 1870

Cross References
Matthew 17:2
As the men watched, Jesus' appearance was transformed so that his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as light.

Matthew 26:37
He took Peter and Zebedee's two sons, James and John, and he became anguished and distressed.

Mark 5:37
Then Jesus stopped the crowd and wouldn't let anyone go with him except Peter, James, and John (the brother of James).

Mark 9:2
Six days later Jesus took Peter, James, and John, and led them up a high mountain to be alone. As the men watched, Jesus' appearance was transformed,

Mark 13:3
Later, Jesus sat on the Mount of Olives across the valley from the Temple. Peter, James, John, and Andrew came to him privately and asked him,

Luke 9:28
About eight days later Jesus took Peter, John, and James up on a mountain to pray.

2 Peter 1:16
For we were not making up clever stories when we told you about the powerful coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. We saw his majestic splendor with our own eyes

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