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Matthew 16:18 NLT

18 Now I say to you that you are Peter (which means ‘rock’), and upon this rock I will build my church, and all the powers of hell will not conquer it.

References for Matthew 16:18

    • f 16:18 - Greek that you are Peter.
    • g 16:18 - Greek and the gates of Hades.

      Study tools for Matthew 16:18

      • a 16:3 - Several manuscripts do not include any of the words in 16:2-3 after He replied.
      • b 16:4 - Greek the sign of Jonah.
      • c 16:13 - “Son of Man” is a title Jesus used for himself.
      • d 16:16 - Or the Christ. Messiah (a Hebrew term) and Christ (a Greek term) both mean “anointed one.”
      • e 16:17 - Greek Simon bar-Jonah; see John 1:42 ; 21:15-17 .
      • f 16:18 - Greek that you are Peter.
      • g 16:18 - Greek and the gates of Hades.
      • h 16:19 - Or bind, or lock.
      • i 16:19 - Or loose, or open .
      • j 16:21 - Some manuscripts read Jesus the Messiah.
      • k 16:22 - Or began to correct him.
      • l 16:26 - Or your self? also in 16:26b .