Matthew 17:6

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

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

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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