Luke 9:29
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New International Version
As he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became as bright as a flash of lightning.

King James Bible
And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment was white and glistering.

Darby Bible Translation
And as he prayed the fashion of his countenance became different and his raiment white [and] effulgent.

World English Bible
As he was praying, the appearance of his face was altered, and his clothing became white and dazzling.

Young's Literal Translation
and it came to pass, in his praying, the appearance of his face became altered, and his garment white -- sparkling.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

About an eight days after - See the whole of this important transaction explained at large on Matthew 17:1-13 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Exodus 34:29-35 And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai with the two tables of testimony in Moses' hand...

Isaiah 33:17 Your eyes shall see the king in his beauty: they shall behold the land that is very far off.

Isaiah 53:2 For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he has no form nor comeliness...

Matthew 17:2 And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.

Mark 9:2,3 And after six days Jesus takes with him Peter, and James, and John, and leads them up into an high mountain apart by themselves...

John 1:14 And the Word was made flesh, and dwelled among us, (and we beheld his glory...

Acts 6:15 And all that sat in the council, looking steadfastly on him, saw his face as it had been the face of an angel.

Philippians 3:7,8 But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ...

2 Peter 1:16-18 For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ...

Revelation 1:13-16 And in the middle of the seven candlesticks one like to the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to the foot...

Revelation 20:11 And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away...

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
Mark 9:3
His clothes became dazzling white, whiter than anyone in the world could bleach them.

Mark 16:12
Afterward Jesus appeared in a different form to two of them while they were walking in the country.

Luke 3:21
When all the people were being baptized, Jesus was baptized too. And as he was praying, heaven was opened

Luke 5:16
But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed.

Luke 6:12
One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God.

Luke 9:18
Once when Jesus was praying in private and his disciples were with him, he asked them, "Who do the crowds say I am?"

Luke 9:30
Two men, Moses and Elijah, appeared in glorious splendor, talking with Jesus.

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