2 Peter 1:16
Good News Translation
We have not depended on made-up stories in making known to you the mighty coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. With our own eyes we saw his greatness.

Contemporary English Version
When we told you about the power and the return of our Lord Jesus Christ, we were not telling clever stories someone had made up. But with our own eyes we saw his true greatness.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For we have not by following artificial fables made known to you the power and presence of our Lord Jesus Christ: but we were eyewitnesses of his greatness.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For we have not by following artificial fables made known to you the power and presence of our Lord Jesus Christ: but we were eyewitnesses of his greatness.

we have.

2 Peter 3:3,4 Knowing this first: That in the last days there shall come deceitful scoffers, walking after their own lusts, . . .

1 Corinthians 1:17,23 For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not in wisdom of speech, lest the cross of Christ should be made void. . . .

1 Corinthians 2:1,4 And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not in loftiness of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of Christ. . . .

2 Corinthians 2:17 For we are not as many, adulterating the word of God: but with sincerity: but as from God, before God, in Christ we speak.

2 Corinthians 4:2 But we renounce the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness nor adulterating the word of God: but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience, in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 12:16,17 But be it so: I did not burthen you: but being crafty, I caught you by guile. . . .

Ephesians 4:14 That henceforth we be no more children tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the wickedness of men, by cunning craftiness by which they lie in wait to deceive.

2 Thessalonians 2:9 Whose coming is according to the working of Satan, in all power and signs and lying wonders:

1 Timothy 1:4 Not to give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which furnish questions rather than the edification of God which is in faith.

1 Timothy 4:7 But avoid foolish and old wives fables: and exercise thyself unto godliness.

Titus 1:14 Not giving heed to Jewish fables and commandments of men who turn themselves away from the truth.

the power.

Matthew 28:18 And Jesus coming, spoke to them, saying: All power is given to me in heaven and in earth.

Mark 9:1 And he said to them: Amen I say to you that there are some of them that stand here who shall not taste death till they see the kingdom of God coming in power.

John 17:2 As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he may give eternal life to all whom thou hast given him.

Romans 1:4 Who was predestinated the Son of God in power, according to the spirit of sanctification, by the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ from the dead:

1 Corinthians 5:4 In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, you being gathered together and my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus:

Philippians 3:21 Who will reform the body of our lowness, made like to the body of his glory, according to the operation whereby also he is able to subdue all things unto himself.

coming.

Malachi 3:2 And who shall be able to think of the day of his coming? and who shall stand to see him? for he is like a refining fire, and like the fuller's herb:

Malachi 4:5 Behold, I will send you Elias the prophet, before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord.

Matthew 16:28 Amen I say to you, there are some of them that stand here, that shall not taste death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.

Matthew 24:3,27 And when he was sitting on mount Olivet, the disciples came to him privately, saying: Tell us when shall these things be? And what shall be the sign of thy coming and of the consummation of the world? . . .

1 Corinthians 1:7 So that nothing is wanting to you in any grace, waiting for the manifestation of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Jude 1:14 Now of these Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied, saying: Behold, the Lord cometh with thousands of his saints:

Revelation 1:7 Behold, he cometh with the clouds, and every eye shall see him: and they also that pierced him. And all the tribes of the earth shall bewail themselves because of him. Even so. Amen.

were.

Matthew 17:1-5 And after six days Jesus taketh unto him Peter and James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into a high mountain apart: . . .

Mark 9:2 And after six days, Jesus taketh with him Peter and James and John, and leadeth them up into an high mountain apart by themselves, and was transfigured before them.

Luke 9:28-32 And it came to pass, about eight days after these words, that he took Peter and James and John and went up into a mountain to pray. . . .

John 1:14 And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us (and we saw his glory, the glory as it were of the only begotten of the Father), full of grace and truth.

1 John 1:1-3 That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon and our hands have handled, of the word of life. . . .

1 John 4:14 And we have seen and do testify that the Father hath sent his Son to be the Saviour of the world.

Context
Eyewitnesses of His Majesty
15And I will endeavour that you frequently have after my decease whereby you may keep a memory of these things. 16For we have not by following artificial fables made known to you the power and presence of our Lord Jesus Christ: but we were eyewitnesses of his greatness. 17For he received from God the Father honour and glory, this voice coming down to him from the excellent glory: This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased. Hear ye him.…
Cross References
Matthew 16:27
For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels: and then will he render to every man according to his works.

Matthew 16:28
Amen I say to you, there are some of them that stand here, that shall not taste death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.

Matthew 17:1
And after six days Jesus taketh unto him Peter and James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into a high mountain apart:

Mark 9:2
And after six days, Jesus taketh with him Peter and James and John, and leadeth them up into an high mountain apart by themselves, and was transfigured before them.

Mark 13:26
And then shall they see the Son of man coming in the clouds, with great power and glory.

Mark 14:62
And Jesus said to him: I am. And you shall see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of the power of God and coming with the clouds of heaven.

Luke 1:2
According as they have delivered them unto us, who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word:

Luke 9:28
And it came to pass, about eight days after these words, that he took Peter and James and John and went up into a mountain to pray.

Luke 9:43
And Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit and cured the boy and restored him to his father.

John 1:14
And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us (and we saw his glory, the glory as it were of the only begotten of the Father), full of grace and truth.

1 Thessalonians 2:19
For what is our hope or joy or crown of glory? Are not you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?

1 Timothy 1:4
Not to give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which furnish questions rather than the edification of God which is in faith.

2 Peter 2:3
And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you. Whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not: and their perdition slumbereth not.

1 John 1:1
That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon and our hands have handled, of the word of life.

1 John 1:3
That which we have seen and have heard, we declare unto you: that you also may have fellowship with us and our fellowship may be with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ.

Additional Translations
For we did not follow cleverly devised fables when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of His majesty.

For we have not made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ having followed out cleverly devised fables, but having been eyewitnesses of His majesty.

For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his majesty.

For we did not follow cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.

For we have not made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, following cleverly imagined fables, but having been eyewitnesses of his majesty.

For we did not follow cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.

For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eye-witnesses of his majesty.

For when we made known to you the power and Coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, we were not eagerly following cleverly devised legends, but we had been eye-witnesses of His majesty.

For we did not follow cunningly devised fables, when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.

For, skilfully devised fables not having followed out, we did make known to you the power and presence of our Lord Jesus Christ, but eye-witnesses having become of his majesty --
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