after six days Jesus btook
Peter and James and John his brother, and 1brought
them up to a 2chigh
And He was 1atransfigured
before them, and His face shone like the bsun
, and His garments became as cwhite
as the light.
And behold, 1aMoses
appeared to them, conversing with Him.
And Peter answered and said to Jesus, Lord, it is good for us to be here; if You are willing, I will make 1three atents
here, one for You and one for Moses and one for Elijah.
While he was still speaking, behold, a bright acloud
overshadowed them, and behold, a bvoice
out of the cloud, saying, 1This
is My Son, the cBeloved
, in whom I have found My delight. dHear 2Him
And when the disciples aheard this,
on their face and were greatly frightened.
And Jesus came to them
them and said, Arise, and do not be afraid.
And when they lifted up their eyes, they saw 1no
one except Jesus Himself alone.
as they were coming down from the mountain, Jesus commanded them, saying, Tell the 1vision
to no one until the bSon
of Man is craised
from the dead.
And the disciples asked Him, saying, Why then do the scribes say that 1aElijah
must come first?
And He answered and said, 1Elijah
indeed is coming and will arestore
But I say to you that 1aElijah
has already come; and they did not recognize him, but bdid
with him the things they wished. So also the Son of Man is about to suffer by them.
Then the disciples understood that He spoke to them concerning John the Baptist.
The casting out of an epileptic demon
when they came to the crowd, a man came to Him, falling on his knees before Him and saying,
Lord, have mercy on my son, for he 1has
epilepsy and suffers terribly; for often he falls into the fire and often into the water.
And I brought him to Your disciples, and they were not able to heal him.
And Jesus answered and said, O aunbelieving
generation! How long shall I be with you? How long shall I bear with you? Bring him here to Me.
And Jesus arebuked
it, and the demon came out from him; and the boy was healed from that hour.
Then the disciples, coming to Jesus privately, said, Why were we not able to cast it out?
And He said to them, Because of your alittle
faith; for truly I say to you, If you have faith like a bmustard
seed, you will say to this cmountain
, Move from here to there, and it will move; and nothing will be dimpossible
this kind does not go out except by prayer and fasting.
The second unveiling of the crucifixion and resurrection
while they 1were
gathering together in bGalilee
, Jesus said to them, The Son of Man is about to be delivered into the hands of men,
And they will akill
Him, and on the third day He will be raised. And they were greatly grieved.
The application of the revelation and vision of Christ's sonship
And when they came to aCapernaum
, those who take up the 1btemple
tax came to Peter and said, Does not your Teacher pay the 1temple
He said, 1Yes
. And when he came into the house, Jesus 2anticipated
him, saying, What do you athink
, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earth receive custom or poll tax, from their sons or from strangers?
And when he said, From strangers, Jesus said to him, So then the 1sons
But that we do not astumble
to the sea and cast a hook, and take the first fish that comes up. And when you open its mouth, you will find a 2stater
; take that and 3give it
to them for Me 4and