Matthew 16:21 NIV

Jesus Predicts His Death

21 From that time on Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life.

Study tools for Matthew 16:21

  • 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.