Luke 9:21
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New International Version
Jesus strictly warned them not to tell this to anyone.

King James Bible
And he straitly charged them, and commanded them to tell no man that thing;

Darby Bible Translation
But, earnestly charging them, he enjoined [them] to say this to no man,

World English Bible
But he warned them, and commanded them to tell this to no one,

Young's Literal Translation
And having charged them, he commanded them to say this to no one,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

But whom say ye that I am? - Whom do ye tell the people that I am? What do ye preach concerning me? See also on Matthew 16:14 (note); and see the observations at the end of this chapter, (note).

The Christ of God - The Coptic and later Persic read, Thou art Christ God. After this comes in Peter's confession of our Lord, as related Matthew 16:16 (note), etc., where see the notes; and see also the observations of Granville Sharp, Esq., at the end of this chapter.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Matthew 16:20 Then charged he his disciples that they should tell no man that he was Jesus the Christ.

Matthew 17:9 And as they came down from the mountain, Jesus charged them, saying, Tell the vision to no man...

Mark 8:31 And he began to teach them, that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders, and of the chief priests...

Library
Self-Denial Versus Self-Assertion.
"If any man will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.--LUKE ix. 23. We might naturally have thought that if there was one thing in the life of the LORD JESUS CHRIST which belonged to Him alone, it was His cross-bearing. To guard against so natural a mistake, the HOLY GHOST has taken care in gospel and in epistle to draw our special attention to the oneness of the believer with CHRIST in cross-bearing; and also to prevent misunderstanding as to the character
J. Hudson Taylor—A Ribband of Blue

September 15 Evening
A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.--JAS. 1:8. No man, having put his hand to the plough and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God. He that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.--Let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. For let not that man think that he shall receive anything of the Lord.--What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Christ's Cross and Ours
'And it came to pass, as He was alone praying, His disciples were with Him; and He asked them, saying, Whom say the people that I am I 19. They answering, said, John the Baptist; but some say, Elias; and others say, that one of the old prophets is risen again. 20. He said unto them, But whom say ye that I am? Peter answering, said, The Christ of God. 21. And He straitly charged them, and commanded them to tell no man that thing; 22. Saying, The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

'In the Holy Mount'
'And, behold, there talked with Him two men, which were Moses and Elias: 31. Who appeared in glory, and spake of His decease which He should accomplish at Jerusalem.'--LUKE ix. 30, 31. The mysterious incident which is commonly called the Transfiguration contained three distinct portions, each having its own special significance and lesson. The first was that supernatural change in the face and garments of our Lord from which the whole incident derives its name. The second was the appearance by His
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Matthew 8:4
Then Jesus said to him, "See that you don't tell anyone. But go, show yourself to the priest and offer the gift Moses commanded, as a testimony to them."

Matthew 9:30
and their sight was restored. Jesus warned them sternly, "See that no one knows about this."

Matthew 16:20
Then he ordered his disciples not to tell anyone that he was the Messiah.

Mark 8:30
Jesus warned them not to tell anyone about him.

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