New Living Translation
As the men watched, Jesus' appearance was transformed so that his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as 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,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:2 And was transfigured - Or transformed. The indwelling Deity darted out its rays through the veil of the flesh; and that with such transcendent splendour, that he no longer bore the form of a servant. His face shone with Divine majesty, like the sun in its strength; and all his body was so irradiated by it, that his clothes could not conceal its glory, but became white and glittering as the very light, with which he covered himself as with a garment.
LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xvii. 19, "Why could not we Cast it Out"? Etc. , and on Prayer.
1. Our Lord Jesus Christ reproved unbelief even in His own disciples, as we heard just now when the Gospel was being read. For when they had said, "Why could not we cast him out?" He answered, "Because of your unbelief."  If the Apostles were unbelievers, who is a believer? What must the lambs do, if the rams totter? Yet the mercy of the Lord did not disdain them in their unbelief; but reproved, nourished, perfected, crowned them. For they themselves, as mindful of their own weakness, said …
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When Moses came down Mount Sinai carrying the two stone tablets inscribed with the terms of the covenant, he wasn't aware that his face had become radiant because he had spoken to the LORD.
Song of Solomon 6:10
"Who is this, arising like the dawn, as fair as the moon, as bright as the sun, as majestic as an army with billowing banners?"
Six days later Jesus took Peter and the two brothers, James and John, and led them up a high mountain to be alone.
Suddenly, Moses and Elijah appeared and began talking with Jesus.
He held seven stars in his right hand, and a sharp two-edged sword came from his mouth. And his face was like the sun in all its brilliance.
Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven, surrounded by a cloud, with a rainbow over his head. His face shone like the sun, and his feet were like pillars of fire.
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