Mark 8:27-30 NIV

Peter's Confession of Christ

8:27-29pp -- Mt 16:13-16; Lk 9:18-20

27 Jesus and his disciples went on to the villages around Caesarea Philippi. On the way he asked them, "Who do people say I am?"

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      28 They replied, "Some say John the Baptist;1 others say Elijah;2 and still others, one of the prophets."

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      29 "But what about you?" he asked. "Who do you say I am?" Peter answered, "You are the Christ.a "3

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        • b 8:29 - Or "Messiah." "The Christ" (Greek) and "the Messiah" (Hebrew) both mean "the Anointed One."
          30 Jesus warned them not to tell anyone about him.4

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