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Mark 9:1-8

1And he said to them, “Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the kingdom of God after it has come with power.”

The Transfiguration

2And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, 3and his clothes became radiant, intensely white, as no one1 on earth could bleach them. 4And there appeared to them Elijah with Moses, and they were talking with Jesus. 5And Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi,2 it is good that we are here. Let us make three tents, one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah.” 6For he did not know what to say, for they were terrified. 7And a cloud overshadowed them, and a voice came out of the cloud, “This is my beloved Son;3 listen to him.” 8And suddenly, looking around, they no longer saw anyone with them but Jesus only.

Footnotes

  • 1 9:3 Greek launderer (gnapheus)
  • 2 9:5 Rabbi means my teacher, or my master
  • 3 9:7 Or my Son, my (or the) Beloved