Luke 9:28

“And it came to pass about an eight days after these sayings, he took Peter and John and James, and went up into a mountain to pray.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And it came to passe, about an eight dayes after these sayings, hee tooke Peter, and Iohn, and Iames, and went vp into a mountaine to pray:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Some eight days after these sayings, He took along Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it came to pass about eight days after these sayings, that he took with him Peter and John and James, and went up into the mountain to pray.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And about eight days after he had said these things, he took Peter and John and James with him and went up into the mountain for prayer.
- Basic English Bible

And it came to pass after these words, about eight days, that taking Peter and John and James he went up into a mountain to pray.
- Darby Bible

And it came to pass, about eight days after these sayings, he took Peter, and John, and James, and went up upon a mountain to pray.
- Webster's Bible

It was about eight days after this that Jesus, taking with Him Peter, John, and James, went up the mountain to pray.
- Weymouth Bible

It happened about eight days after these sayings, that he took with him Peter, John, and James, and went up onto the mountain to pray.
- World English Bible

And it was don aftir these wordis almest eiyte daies, and he took Petre and James and Joon, and he stiede in to an hil, to preye.
- Wycliffe Bible

And it came to pass, after these words, as it were eight days, that having taken Peter, and John, and James, he went up to the mountain to pray,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 9:28


9:28 #Mt 17:1|; Mr 9:2.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 9:28


Lu 9:28-36 About an eight days after. For the Transfiguration, see notes on Mt 17:1-9 Mr 9:1-8. Luke adds the facts (1) that the Lord "went upon the mountain to pray" (Lu 9:28); (2) that "as he prayed", he was transfigured (Lu 9:29); (3) that "the appearance of his countenance was altered" (Lu 9:29); (4) that the theme of conversation with Moses and Elijah was the Lord's "decease" (Lu 9:30,31); (5) that the apostles "were awake" when they saw the vision (Lu 9:32); (6) that they "told no man in those days", even as Jesus directed (Lu 9:36 Mt 17:9).

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