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Matthew: Six days later,
Luke: Now about eight days after these sayings
took with him Peter and James and John,
Matthew: Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John
Luke: Jesus took with him Peter and John and James,
led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves.
Matthew: and led them up a high mountain, by themselves.
Luke: and went up on the mountain to pray.
he was transfigured before them,
Matthew: And he was transfigured before them,
Luke: And while he was praying, the appearance of his face changed,
his clothes became dazzling white, such as no one on earth could bleach
Matthew: and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became dazzling white.
Luke: and his clothes became dazzling white.
there appeared to them Elijah with Moses,
Matthew: Suddenly there appeared to them Moses and Elijah,
Luke: Suddenly they saw two men, Moses and Elijah,
were talking with Jesus.
Matthew: talking with him.
Luke: talking to him.
Luke: They appeared in glory and were speaking of his departure, which he was about to accomplish at Jerusalem.
Luke: Now Peter and his companions were weighed down with sleep; but since they had stayed awake, they saw his glory and the two men who stood with him.
Peter said to Jesus, "Rabbi, it is good for us to be here;
Matthew: Then Peter said to Jesus, "Lord, it is good for us to be here;
Luke: Just as they were leaving him, Peter said to Jesus, "Master, it is good for us to be here;
us make three dwellings, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah."
Matthew: if you wish, I will make three dwellings here, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah."
Luke: let us make three dwellings, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah".
did not know what to say, for they were terrified.
Luke: --not knowing what he said
a cloud overshadowed them,
Matthew: While he was still speaking, suddenly a bright cloud overshadowed them,
Luke: While he was saying this, a cloud came and overshadowed them; and they were terrified as they entered the cloud.
from the cloud there came a voice,
Matthew: and from the cloud a voice said,
Luke: Then from the cloud came a voice that said,
is my Son, the Beloved; listen to him!"
Matthew: "This is my Son, the Beloved; with him I am well pleased; listen to him!"
Luke: "This is my Son, my Chosen; listen to him!"
Matthew: When the disciples heard this, they fell to the ground and were overcome by fear.
Matthew: But Jesus came and touched them, saying, "Get up and do not be afraid."
when they looked around, they saw no one with them any more, but only Jesus.
Matthew: And when they looked up, they saw no one except Jesus himself alone.
Luke: When the voice had spoken, Jesus was found alone.
they were coming down the mountain,
Matthew: As they were coming down the mountain,
ordered them to tell no one about what they had seen,
Matthew: Jesus ordered them, "Tell no one about the vision
after the Son of Man had risen from the dead.
Matthew: until after the Son of Man has been raised from the dead."
they kept the matter to themselves,
Luke: And they kept silent and in those days told no one any of the things they had seen.