Matthew 16:16-17 NLT

16 Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah,a the Son of the living God.”

References for Matthew 16:16

    • 16:16 - Or the Christ. Messiah (a Hebrew term) and Christ (a Greek term) both mean “anointed one.”
      17 Jesus replied, “You are blessed, Simon son of John,b because my Father in heaven has revealed this to you. You did not learn this from any human being.

      References for Matthew 16:17

        • 16:17 - Greek Simon bar-Jonah; see John 1:42; 21:15-17 .