131Now when Jesuscame into the district of 2CaesareaPhilippi, He was asking His disciples, "Who do peoplesay that 3the Son of Man is?"14
And they said, "Some say 4John the Baptist; and others, a5Elijah; but still others, bJeremiah, orone of the prophets."
He said to them, "But who do you say that I am?"16SimonPeteranswered, "You are c6the Christ, 7the Son of 8the livingGod."
And Jesussaid to him, "Blessed are you, 9SimondBarjona, because10flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Fatherwho is in heaven.18"I alsosay to you that you are e11Peter, and upon thisfrock I will build My church; and the gates of 12Hades will not overpower it.19"I will give you 13the keys of the kingdom of heaven; and 14whatever you bind on earthgshall have been bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earthhshall have been loosed in heaven."