Luke 9:29
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New Living Translation
And as he was praying, the appearance of his face was transformed, and his clothes became dazzling white.

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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January 20. "Ye Know not what Manner of Spirit Ye are Of" (Luke ix. 55).
"Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of" (Luke ix. 55). Some one has said that the most spiritual people are the easiest to get along with. When one has a little of the Holy Ghost it is like "a little learning, a dangerous thing"; but a full baptism of the Holy Spirit, and a really disciplined, stablished and tested spiritual life, makes one simple, tender, tolerant, considerate of others, and like a little child. James and John, in their early zeal, wanted to call down fire from heaven on the
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

The Lord that Healeth Thee'
'He healed them that had need of healing.'--Luke ix. 11. Jesus was seeking a little quiet and rest for Himself and His followers. For that purpose He took one of the fishermen's boats to cross to the other side of the sea. But the crowd, inconsiderate and selfish, like all crowds, saw the course of the boat, and hurried, as they could easily do, on foot round the head of the lake, to be ready for Him wherever He might land. So when He touched the shore, there they all were, open-mouthed and mostly
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Prayer and Transfiguration
'And as He prayed, the fashion of His countenance was altered.'--LUKE ix. 29. This Evangelist is especially careful to record the instances of our Lord's prayers. That is in accordance with the emphasis which he places on Christ's manhood. In this narrative of the Transfiguration it is to Luke that we owe our knowledge of the connection between our Lord's prayer and the radiance of His face. It may be a question how far such transfiguration was the constant accompaniment of our Lord's devotion. It
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Christ Hastening to the Cross
'And it came to pass, when the time was come that He should be received up, He stedfastly set His face to go to Jerusalem.'--LUKE ix. 51. There are some difficulties, with which I need not trouble you here, as to bringing the section of this Gospel to which these words are the introduction, into its proper chronological place in relation to the narratives; but, putting these on one side for the present, there seems no doubt that the Evangelist's intention here is to represent the beginning of our
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Mark 9:3
and his clothes became dazzling white, far whiter than any earthly bleach could ever make them.

Mark 16:12
Afterward he appeared in a different form to two of his followers who were walking from Jerusalem into the country.

Luke 3:21
One day when the crowds were being baptized, Jesus himself was baptized. As he was praying, the heavens opened,

Luke 5:16
But Jesus often withdrew to the wilderness for prayer.

Luke 6:12
One day soon afterward Jesus went up on a mountain to pray, and he prayed to God all night.

Luke 9:18
One day Jesus left the crowds to pray alone. Only his disciples were with him, and he asked them, "Who do people say I am?"

Luke 9:30
Suddenly, two men, Moses and Elijah, appeared and began talking with Jesus.

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