New International Version
When they looked up, they saw no one except Jesus.
King James Bible
And when they had lifted up their eyes, they saw no man, save Jesus only.
Darby Bible Translation
And lifting up their eyes, they saw no one but Jesus alone.
World English Bible
Lifting up their eyes, they saw no one, except Jesus alone.
Young's Literal Translation
and having lifted up their eyes, they saw no one, except Jesus only.
Matthew 17:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Jesus came and touched them - Exactly parallel to this account is Daniel 8:18, I was in a deep sleep, i.e. (a trance) on my face towards the ground; but he Touched me, and set me upright. From Jesus alone are we to expect Divine communications, and by his power only are we able to bear and improve them. It is very likely that this transfiguration took place in the night, which was a more proper season to show forth its glory than the day time, in which a part of the splendor must necessarily be lost by the presence of the solar light. Besides, St. Luke, Luke 9:37, expressly says, that it was on the next day after the transfiguration that our Lord came down from the mount.
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But Jesus came and touched them. "Get up," he said. "Don't be afraid."
As they were coming down the mountain, Jesus instructed them, "Don't tell anyone what you have seen, until the Son of Man has been raised from the dead."
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