New International Version
There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as the light.
King James Bible
And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.
Darby Bible Translation
And he was transfigured before them. And his face shone as the sun, and his garments became white as the light;
World English Bible
He was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his garments became as white as the light.
Young's Literal Translation
and he was transfigured before them, and his face shone as the sun, and his garments did become white as the light,
Matthew 17:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Was transfigured - That fullness of the Godhead, which dwelt bodily in Christ, now shone forth through the human nature, and manifested to his disciples not only that Divinity which Peter had before confessed, Matthew 16:16, but also the glorious resurrection body, in which they should exist in the presence of God to eternity.
White as the light - But the Cod. Bezae, some of the ancient versions, and several of the fathers, read ως χιων, as snow; and this is the reading in Mark 9:3.
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When Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two tablets of the covenant law in his hands, he was not aware that his face was radiant because he had spoken with the LORD.
Song of Solomon 6:10
Who is this that appears like the dawn, fair as the moon, bright as the sun, majestic as the stars in procession?
After six days Jesus took with him Peter, James and John the brother of James, and led them up a high mountain by themselves.
Just then there appeared before them Moses and Elijah, talking with Jesus.
In his right hand he held seven stars, and coming out of his mouth was a sharp, double-edged sword. His face was like the sun shining in all its brilliance.
Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven. He was robed in a cloud, with a rainbow above his head; his face was like the sun, and his legs were like fiery pillars.
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