English Standard Version
Now about eight days after these sayings he took with him Peter and John and James and went up on the mountain to pray.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
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.
World English 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.
Young's Literal Translation
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,
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
Rev., the mountain. The tradition that this mountain was Tabor is generally abandoned, and Mount Hermon is commonly supposed to have been the scene of the transfiguration. "Hermon, which is indeed the centre of all the Promised Land, from the entering in of Hamath unto the river of Egypt; the mount of fruitfulness, from which the springs of Jordan descended to the valleys of Israel. Along its mighty forest-avenues, until the grass grew fair with the mountain lilies, his feet dashed in the dew of Hermon, he must have gone to pray his first recorded prayer about death, and from the steep of it, before he knelt, could see to the south all the dwelling-place of the people that had sat in darkness, and seen the great light - the land of Zabulon and of Naphtali, Galilee of the nations; could see, even with his human sight, the gleam of that lake by Capernaum and Chorazin, and many a place loved by him and vainly ministered to, whose house was now left unto them desolate; and, chief of all, far in the utmost blue, the hills above Nazareth, sloping down to his old home: hills on which the stones yet lay loose that had been taken up to cast at him, when he left them forever" (Ruskin, "Modern Painters," iv., 374).
Peculiar to Luke.
LibraryJanuary 30 Morning
Let us run with patience the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith.--HEB. 12:1,2. If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.--Whosoever he be of you that forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot be my disciple.--Let us therefore cast off the works of darkness. Every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible. …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
October 26 Evening
Gethsemane: the Strange, Lone Struggle. Matthew 26:36-46. Mark 14:32-42. Luke 22:39-46. Hebrews 5:7.
Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him.
And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone,
And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James, and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain by themselves.
And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them,
Now when all the people were baptized, and when Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, the heavens were opened,
But he would withdraw to desolate places and pray.
In these days he went out to the mountain to pray, and all night he continued in prayer to God.
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