Matthew 16:21 ESV

Jesus Foretells His Death and Resurrection

21 1From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that 2he must go to Jerusalem and 3suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on 4the third day be raised.

References for Matthew 16:21

Study tools for Matthew 16:21

  • a 16:2 - Some manuscripts omit the following words to the end of verse 3
  • b 16:18 - The Greek words for Peter and rock sound similar
  • c 16:18 - Greek the gates of Hades
  • d 16:19 - Or shall have been bound... shall have been loosed
  • e 16:22 - Or "[May God be] merciful to you, Lord!"
  • f 16:23 - Greek stumbling block
  • g 16:25 - The same Greek word can mean either soul or life, depending on the context; twice in this verse and twice in verse 26