Matthew 16:13-16 NIV

Peter's Confession of Christ

16:13-16pp -- Mk 8:27-29; Lk 9:18-20

13 When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, "Who do people say the Son of Man is?"

References for Matthew 16:13

      14 They replied, "Some say John the Baptist;1 others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets."2

      References for Matthew 16:14

      15 "But what about you?" he asked. "Who do you say I am?"
      16 Simon Peter answered, "You are the Christ,a the Son of the living God."3

      References for Matthew 16:16

        • b 16:16 - Or "Messiah"; also in verse 20