"And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart, And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light." Matthew 17:1-2 KJV

The Transfiguration

"And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high…

"And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that there was no man, he slew the Egyptian, and hid him in the sand." Exodus 2:12 KJV

Moses Slaying the Egyptian

"And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that there was no man, he slew the Egyptian, and…

"The subjects beginning at the top and going to the right are (1.) The paraiytle carrying his bed; (2.) The seven baskets full of fragments; (3.) Raising of Lazarus; (4.) Daniel in the lions' den; (5.) Jonah swallowed by the fish; (6.) Jonah vomited forth; (7.) Moses striking the rock; (8.) Noah and the dove. In the center, the Good Shepherd." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Fresco Ceiling

"The subjects beginning at the top and going to the right are (1.) The paraiytle carrying his bed; (2.)…

"The subjects, begining at the bottom and going to the right, are (1.) Moses striking the rock; (2.) Noah and the dove; (3.) The three children in the furnace; (4.) Abraham's sacrifice; (5.) the miracle of the loaves." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Fresco Ceiling

"The subjects, begining at the bottom and going to the right, are (1.) Moses striking the rock; (2.)…

" ...And Moses and Joshua went, and presented themselves in the tabernacle of the congregation. And the LORD appeared in the tabernacle in a pillar of a cloud: and the pillar of the cloud stood over the door of the tabernacle." Deuteronomy 31:14-15

The Lord Appearing to Moses and Joshua in the Pillar of a Cloud

" ...And Moses and Joshua went, and presented themselves in the tabernacle of the congregation. And…

"Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel." Exodus 17:6 KJV

Moses Bringing Water from the Rock

"Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there…

"And the child grew, and she brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name Moses: and she said, Because I drew him out of the water." Exodus 2:10 KJV

Moses Brought Before Pharaoh's Daughter

"And the child grew, and she brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called…

"And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed." Exodus 3:2 KJV

Moses at the Burning Bush

"And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked,…

"And Moses did as the LORD commanded him: and he took Joshua, and set him before Eleazar the priest, and before all the congregation: And he laid his hands upon him, and gave him a charge, as the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses." Numbers 27:22-23 KJV

Moses Giving the Charge to Joshua

"And Moses did as the LORD commanded him: and he took Joshua, and set him before Eleazar the priest,…

Renaissance sculpture of Moses by Michael Angelo.

Moses Sculpture

Renaissance sculpture of Moses by Michael Angelo.

"And I took the two tables, and cast them out of my two hands, and brake them before your eyes." Deuteronomy 9:17 KJV

Moses Destroying the Tables of the Law

"And I took the two tables, and cast them out of my two hands, and brake them before your eyes." Deuteronomy…

"And the LORD said unto Moses, Come up to me into the mount, and be there: and I will give thee tables of stone, and a law, and commandments which I have written; that thou mayest teach them." Exodus 24:12 KJV

Moses Receiving the Tables of the Law

"And the LORD said unto Moses, Come up to me into the mount, and be there: and I will give thee tables…

"And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into a high mountain apart: and he was transfigured before them; and his face did shine as the sun, and his garments became white as the light. And behold, there appeared unto them Moses and Elijah talking with him." Matthew 17:1-3 ASV
<p>Illustration of Jesus talking with Moses (left) and Elijah (right). Peter, James, and John appear in the foreground.

The Transfiguration

"And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and John his brother, and bringeth them…