And he said to them, Truly I say to you, That there be some of them that stand here, which shall not taste of death…
The decease was the keystone of the arch of glory.
(J. Morison, D. D.)In the interior of Christ's being there must have been an infinite fulness of heavenliness, of all that constitutes the essential glory of heaven.
(J. Morison, D. D.)Hear ye Him, for His words embody the very thoughts, desires, and determinations of the Divine Mind.
(J. Morison, D. D.)The name of the mountain is not mentioned, and thereby superstition is prevented.
(Bengel.)The cloud shows that human nature cannot bear the glory of God without admixture or interposition.
(Bengel.)Ah! bright manifestations in this vale of tears are always departing manifestations.
(Dr. Brown.)How can we hope ever to be transfigured from a lump of corrupt flesh if we do not ascend and pray?
Parallel VersesKJV: And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That there be some of them that stand here, which shall not taste of death, till they have seen the kingdom of God come with power.