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

King James Bible
And, behold, there talked with him two men, which were Moses and Elias:

Darby Bible Translation
And lo, two men talked with him, who were Moses and Elias,

World English Bible
Behold, two men were talking with him, who were Moses and Elijah,

Young's Literal Translation
And lo, two men were speaking together with him, who were Moses and Elijah,

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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


Luke 24:27,44 And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded to them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself...

Matthew 17:3,4 And, behold, there appeared to them Moses and Elias talking with him...

Mark 9:4-6 And there appeared to them Elias with Moses: and they were talking with Jesus...

John 1:17 For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

Romans 3:21-23 But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets...

2 Corinthians 3:7-11 But if the ministration of death, written and engraved in stones, was glorious...

Hebrews 3:3-6 For this man was counted worthy of more glory than Moses, inasmuch as he who has built the house has more honor than the house...


Luke 9:19 They answering said, John the Baptist; but some say, Elias; and others say, that one of the old prophets is risen again.

Luke 1:17 And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children...

James 5:17,18 Elias was a man subject to like passions as we are, and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain...

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

Luke 9:31
They spoke about his departure, which he was about to bring to fulfillment at Jerusalem.

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