Matthew 26:31-35 NIV

Jesus Predicts Peter's Denial

26:31-35pp -- Mk 14:27-31; Lk 22:31-34

31 Then Jesus told them, "This very night you will all fall away on account of me,1 for it is written: " 'I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.'a2

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32 But after I have risen, I will go ahead of you into Galilee."3

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33 Peter replied, "Even if all fall away on account of you, I never will."
34 "I tell you the truth," Jesus answered, "this very night, before the rooster crows, you will disown me three times."4

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35 But Peter declared, "Even if I have to die with you,5 I will never disown you." And all the other disciples said the same.

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