2 Peter 1:18

“And this voice which came from heaven we heard, when we were with him in the holy mount.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And this voice which came from heauen wee heard, when we were with him in the holy mount.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and we ourselves heard this utterance made from heaven when we were with Him on the holy mountain.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and this voice we `ourselves' heard borne out of heaven, when we were with him in the holy mount.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And this voice came from heaven even to our ears, when we were with him on the holy mountain.
- Basic English Bible

and this voice *we* heard uttered from heaven, being with him on the holy mountain.
- Darby Bible

And this voice which came from heaven we heard, when we were with him on the holy mount.
- Webster's Bible

And we ourselves heard these words come from Heaven, when we were with Him on the holy mountain.
- Weymouth Bible

We heard this voice come out of heaven when we were with him on the holy mountain.
- World English Bible

And we herden this vois brouyt from heuene, whanne we weren with hym in the hooli hil.
- Wycliffe Bible

and this voice we -- we did hear, out of heaven borne, being with him in the holy mount.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Peter 1:18


1:18 And we - Peter, James, and John. St. John was still alive. Being with him in the holy mount - Made so by that glorious manifestation, as mount Horeb was of old, #Exod 3:4|,5.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Peter 1:18


2Pe 1:18 And this voice . . . we heard. Peter and James and John, his companions on "the holy mount" (Mt 17:1-6). James was now dead (Ac 12:2), but John was still alive.

Discussion for 2 Peter 1

  • George mumba
    Mark 4vs10 says the knowledge to know the secret of the kingdom of heaven!by the spirit of God a Christian doesn't given a limit where to reach in the grace,because the more you grow in the grace of God the more His spirit become active in performing wonders such that you will go beyond your spirit gift,I the bible say I can do all things through Christ who strengthen me!
  • J
    "For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones." Isaiah 57:15
  • MockingBird
    Grace is given to the humble : More Grace is given to the more humble : Humble yourself in the sight of the Lord and He shall lift you up. Peace is multiplied through the knowledge of God's word . I believe to have a close walk with God is to have time in His word and in prayer.
  • Mochael Jones
    It is true what2 Pt1:2 saysYou will only abound in grace and peace of God and of Jesus christ if you learn of.A similar scripture is given in psalm 92 vrs 13
  • BSP
    If we cultivate and practice the things mentioned in verses 5 through 8 this will prevent us from becoming unfruitful or inactive.
  • Michael C.
    1-11 This is the pure Holy Glad Tidings, and all our instruction from God to be rightly saved, and how to endure to the end and be saved! Just as a clear eye fills the body with light; it is by the Spirit of Truth animating our life in this world, that the work of God is perfected in us. "...For these things in you being possessed and abounding, constitute neither idle nor unfruitful..." (Gk 1550)

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