The Reliable Prophetic Word of Testimony

16 For we did not make known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ by[a] following ingeniously concocted myths, but by[b] being eyewitnesses of that one’s majesty. 17 For he received honor and glory from God the Father when[c] a voice such as this was brought to him by the Majestic Glory, “This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.” 18 And we ourselves heard this voice brought from heaven when we[d] were with him on the holy mountain,

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Peter 1:16 Here “by” is supplied as a component of the participle (“following”) which is understood as means
  2. 2 Peter 1:16 Here “by” is supplied as a component of the participle (“being”) which is understood as means
  3. 2 Peter 1:17 Here “when” is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle (“was brought”)
  4. 2 Peter 1:18 Here “when” is supplied as a component of the participle (“were”) which is understood as temporal

16 For we did not follow cleverly devised stories when we told you about the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ in power,(A) but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.(B) 17 He received honor and glory from God the Father when the voice came to him from the Majestic Glory, saying, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.”[a](C) 18 We ourselves heard this voice that came from heaven when we were with him on the sacred mountain.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Peter 1:17 Matt. 17:5; Mark 9:7; Luke 9:35

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