Matthew 16:16-17

16 Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.”
17 Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven.

Matthew 16:16 in Other Translations

KJV
16 And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.
ESV
16 Simon Peter replied, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."
NLT
16 Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.”
MSG
16 Simon Peter said, "You're the Christ, the Messiah, the Son of the living God."
CSB
16 Simon Peter answered, "You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God!"

Matthew 16:16-17 In-Context

14 They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.”
15 “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?”
16 Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.”
17 Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven.
18 And I tell you that you are Peter,and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hadeswill not overcome it.
19 I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will bebound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will beloosed in heaven.”

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Matthew 4:3; Psalms 42:2; Jeremiah 10:10; John 11:27; Acts 14:15; 2 Corinthians 6:16; 1 Thessalonians 1:9; 1 Timothy 3:15; Hebrews 10:31; Hebrews 12:22
  • 2. 1 Corinthians 15:50; Galatians 1:16; Ephesians 6:12; Hebrews 2:14
  • 3. S Matthew 13:11
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