Matthew 17:1–8

The Transfiguration

1 aSix days later Jesus * took with Him bPeter and 1James and John his brother, and * led them up on a high mountain by themselves.

2 And He was transfigured before them; and His face shone like the sun, and His garments became as white as light.

3 And behold, Moses and Elijah appeared to them, talking with Him.

4 Peter said to Jesus, “Lord, it is good for us to be here; if You wish, aI will make three 1tabernacles here, one for You, and one for Moses, and one for Elijah.”

5 While he was still speaking, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold, aa voice out of the cloud said, “bThis is My beloved Son, with whom I am well-pleased; listen to Him!”

6 When the disciples heard this, they fell 1face down to the ground and were terrified.

7 And Jesus came to them and touched them and said, Get up, and ado not be afraid.”

8 And lifting up their eyes, they saw no one except Jesus Himself alone.

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