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Matthew 16:18 NIV

18 And I tell you that you are Peter,aand on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hadesbwill not overcome it.

References for Matthew 16:18

    • š 16:18 - The Greek word for "Peter" means "rock."
    • › 16:18 - That is, the realm of the dead

      Study tools for Matthew 16:18

      • a 16:3 - Some early manuscripts do not have "When evening comes … of the times."
      • b 16:18 - The Greek word for "Peter" means "rock."
      • c 16:18 - That is, the realm of the dead
      • d 16:19 - Or "will have been"
      • e 16:19 - Or "will have been"
      • f 16:25 - The Greek word means either "life" or "soul" ; also in verse 26.