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Bible Q

Which mountain was the mount of transfiguration?

Which mountain is not named. Tabor, Hermon and Nebo have all been proposed. This question probably doesn’t affect the content of the “vision” (Jesus calls it an ‘orama’ in Greek) but here is case for Nebo. Harry Whittaker Studies in the Gospels 105. Transfiguration (Matt. 17:1-13; Mark 9:2-13; Luke 9:28-36)*

Were Elijah and Moses really present at the transfiguration?

Jesus described it as “a vision” The most likely explanation of the appearance of Elijah and Moses’ appearance with Jesus seen by three of the disciples is the one given by Jesus himself: And as they were coming down the mountain, Jesus commanded them, ‚ÄúTell no one the vision, until the Son of Man is […]