Peter’s Confession of the Messiah

13 When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi,[a](A) He asked His disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?”[b]

14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist; others, Elijah; still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.”(B)

15 “But you,” He asked them, “who do you say that I am?”

16 Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God!”(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 16:13 A town north of Galilee at the base of Mount Hermon
  2. Matthew 16:13 Other mss read that I, the Son of Man, am

Peter’s Confession of the Messiah

27 Jesus(A) went out with His disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi. And on the road He asked His disciples, “Who do people say that I am?”

28 They answered Him, “John the Baptist;(B) others, Elijah; still others, one of the prophets.”(C)

29 “But you,” He asked them again, “who do you say that I am?”

Peter(D) answered Him, “You are the Messiah!”(E)

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