Matthew 17:6

“And when the disciples heard it, they fell on their face, and were sore afraid.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 17:6

And when the disciples heard it, they fell on their face, and were sore afraid.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When the disciples heard {this,} they fell face down to the ground and were terrified.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when the disciples heard it, they fell on their face, and were sore afraid.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And at these words the disciples went down on their faces in great fear.
- Basic English Bible

And the disciples hearing [it] fell upon their faces, and were greatly terrified.
- Darby Bible

And when the disciples heard it, they fell on their face, and were in great fear.
- Webster's Bible

On hearing this voice, the disciples fell on their faces and were filled with terror.
- Weymouth Bible

When the disciples heard it, they fell on their faces, and were very afraid.
- World English Bible

And the disciplis herden, and felden doun on her faces, and dredden greetli.
- Wycliffe Bible

And the disciples having heard, did fall upon their face, and were exceedingly afraid,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Matthew 17:6

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 17:6


17:4 Let us make three tents - The words of rapturous surprise. He says three, not six: because the apostles desired to be with their Master.

17:5 Hear ye him - As superior even to Moses and the prophets. See #Deut 18:17|.

17:7 Be not afraid - And doubtless the same moment he gave them courage and strength.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 17:6


Mt 17:6 They . . . were sore afraid. Like the children of Israel at Sinai, they were filled with awe at the Divine voice (Ex 19:9,16).

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