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Matthew 16:25 NLT

25 If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake, you will save it.

Study tools for Matthew 16:25

  • 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 .