Peter's Confession of Christ

13 1Now when Jesus came into the district of 2Caesarea Philippi, He was asking His disciples, "Who do people say that 3the Son of Man is?"
14 And they said, "Some say 4John the Baptist; and others, 5Elijah; but still others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets."

References for Matthew 16:14

15 He said to them, "But who do you say that I am?"
17 And Jesus said to him, "Blessed are you, 9Simon Barjona, because 10flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.

References for Matthew 16:17

18 "I also say to you that you are 11Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of 12Hades will not overpower it.

References for Matthew 16:18

    • l 16:18 - Gr "Petros," a stone
    • m 16:18 - Gr "petra," large rock; bed-rock