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2 Peter 1:18

    2 Peter 1:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And this voice which came from heaven we heard, when we were with him in the holy mount.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And this voice which came from heaven we heard, when we were with him in the holy mount.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and this voice we ourselves heard borne out of heaven, when we were with him in the holy mount.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And this voice came from heaven even to our ears, when we were with him on the holy mountain.

    Webster's Revision

    and this voice we ourselves heard borne out of heaven, when we were with him in the holy mount.

    World English Bible

    We heard this voice come out of heaven when we were with him on the holy mountain.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and this voice we ourselves heard come out of heaven, when we were with him in the holy mount.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Peter 1:18

    And this voice - we heard - That is, himself, James, and John heard it, and saw this glory; for these only were the εποπται, beholders, on the holy mount. It is worthy of remark that our blessed Lord, who came to give a new law to mankind, appeared on this holy mount with splendor and great glory, as God did when he came on the holy mount, Sinai, to give the old law to Moses. And when the voice came from the excellent glory, This is my Son, the beloved One, in whom I have delighted; hear him: the authority of the old law was taken away. Neither Moses nor Elijah, the law nor the prophets, must tabernacle among men, as teaching the whole way of salvation, and affording the means of eternal life; these things they had pointed out, but these things they did not contain; yet the fulfillment of their types and predictions rendered their declarations more firm and incontestable. See below.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Peter 1:18

    And this voice which came from heaven we heard - To wit, Peter, and James, and John.

    When we were with him in the holy mount - Called "holy" on account of the extraordinary manifestation of the Redeemer's glory there. It is not certainly known what mountain this was, but it has commonly been supposed to be Mount Tabor. See the notes at Matthew 17:1.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Peter 1:18

    1:18 And we - Peter, James, and John. St. John was still alive. Being with him in the holy mount - Made so by that glorious manifestation, as mount Horeb was of old, Exod 3:4,5.