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Matthew 16 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The Pharisees and Sadducees came to Jesus. In order to test him they asked him to show them a sign from heaven. 1 The Pharisees and Sadducees came to Jesus and tested him by asking him to show them a sign from heaven.
2 But he replied, "At evening you say, ‘It will be nice weather because the sky is bright red.' 2 He replied, "When evening comes, you say, 'It will be fair weather, for the sky is red,'
3 And in the morning you say, ‘There will be bad weather today because the sky is cloudy.' You know how to make sense of the sky's appearance. But you are unable to recognize the signs that point to what the time is. 3 and in the morning, 'Today it will be stormy, for the sky is red and overcast.' You know how to interpret the appearance of the sky, but you cannot interpret the signs of the times.
4 An evil and unfaithful generation searches for a sign. But it won't receive any sign except Jonah's sign." Then he left them and went away. 4 A wicked and adulterous generation looks for a miraculous sign, but none will be given it except the sign of Jonah." Jesus then left them and went away.
5 When the disciples arrived on the other side of the lake, they had forgotten to bring bread. 5 When they went across the lake, the disciples forgot to take bread.
6 Jesus said to them, "Watch out and be on your guard for the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees." 6 "Be careful," Jesus said to them. "Be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees."
7 They discussed this among themselves and said, "We didn't bring any bread." 7 They discussed this among themselves and said, "It is because we didn't bring any bread."
8 Jesus knew what they were discussing and said, "You people of weak faith! Why are you discussing among yourselves the fact that you don't have any bread? 8 Aware of their discussion, Jesus asked, "You of little faith, why are you talking among yourselves about having no bread?
9 Don't you understand yet? Don't you remember the five loaves that fed the five thousand and how many baskets of leftovers you gathered? 9 Do you still not understand? Don't you remember the five loaves for the five thousand, and how many basketfuls you gathered?
10 And the seven loaves that fed the four thousand and how many large baskets of leftovers you gathered? 10 Or the seven loaves for the four thousand, and how many basketfuls you gathered?
11 Don't you know that I wasn't talking about bread? But be on your guard for the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees." 11 How is it you don't understand that I was not talking to you about bread? But be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees."
12 Then they understood that he wasn't telling them to be on their guard for yeast used in making bread. No, he was telling them to watch out for the teaching of the Pharisees and Sadducees. 12 Then they understood that he was not telling them to guard against the yeast used in bread, but against the teaching of the Pharisees and Sadducees.
13 Now when Jesus came to the area of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, "Who do people say the Human One is?" 13 When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, "Who do people say the Son of Man is?"
14 They replied, "Some say John the Baptist, others Elijah, and still others Jeremiah or one of the other prophets." 14 They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets."
15 He said, "And what about you? Who do you say that I am?" 15 "But what about you?" he asked. "Who do you say I am?"
16 Simon Peter said, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God." 16 Simon Peter answered, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."
17 Then Jesus replied, "Happy are you, Simon son of Jonah, because no human has shown this to you. Rather my Father who is in heaven has shown you. 17 Jesus replied, "Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by man, but by my Father in heaven.
18 I tell you that you are Peter. And I'll build my church on this rock. The gates of the underworld won't be able to stand against it. 18 And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.
19 I'll give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven. Anything you fasten on earth will be fastened in heaven. Anything you loosen on earth will be loosened in heaven." 19 I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven."
20 Then he ordered the disciples not to tell anybody that he was the Christ. 20 Then he warned his disciples not to tell anyone that he was the Christ.
21 From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he had to go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders, chief priests, and legal experts, and that he had to be killed and raised on the third day. 21 From that time on Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life.
22 Then Peter took hold of Jesus and, scolding him, began to correct him: "God forbid, Lord! This won't happen to you." 22 Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. "Never, Lord!" he said. "This shall never happen to you!"
23 But he turned to Peter and said, "Get behind me, Satan. You are a stone that could make me stumble, for you are not thinking God's thoughts but human thoughts." 23 Jesus turned and said to Peter, "Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to me; you do not have in mind the things of God, but the things of men."
24 Then Jesus said to his disciples, "All who want to come after me must say no to themselves, take up their cross, and follow me. 24 Then Jesus said to his disciples, "If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.
25 All who want to save their lives will lose them. But all who lose their lives because of me will find them. 25 For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will find it.
26 Why would people gain the whole world but lose their lives? What will people give in exchange for their lives? 26 What good will it be for a man if he gains the whole world, yet forfeits his soul? Or what can a man give in exchange for his soul?
27 For the Human One is about to come with the majesty of his Father with his angels. And then he will repay each one for what that person has done. 27 For the Son of Man is going to come in his Father's glory with his angels, and then he will reward each person according to what he has done.
28 I assure you that some standing here won't die before they see the Human One coming in his kingdom." 28 I tell you the truth, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom."