Jesus Foretells His Death and Resurrection

21 (A)From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that (B)he must go to Jerusalem and (C)suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on (D)the third day be raised. 22 And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him, saying, “Far be it from you, Lord![a] This shall never happen to you.” 23 But he turned and said to Peter, (E)“Get behind me, Satan! You are (F)a hindrance[b] to me. For you (G)are not setting your mind on the things of God, but on the things of man.”

Take Up Your Cross and Follow Jesus

24 Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him (H)deny himself and (I)take up his cross and follow me. 25 For (J)whoever would save his life[c] will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. 26 For (K)what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or (L)what shall a man give in return for his soul? 27 (M)For the Son of Man is going to come with (N)his angels in the glory of his Father, and (O)then he will repay each person according to what he has done. 28 Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not (P)taste death (Q)until they see the Son of Man (R)coming in his kingdom.”

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 16:22 Or “[May God be] merciful to you, Lord!”
  2. Matthew 16:23 Greek stumbling block
  3. Matthew 16:25 The same Greek word can mean either soul or life, depending on the context; twice in this verse and twice in verse 26

22 (A)saying, (B)“The Son of Man must (C)suffer many things and (D)be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on (E)the third day be raised.”

Take Up Your Cross and Follow Jesus

23 And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him (F)deny himself and (G)take up his cross (H)daily and follow me. 24 For (I)whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it. 25 (J)For what does it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses or forfeits himself? 26 For (K)whoever is ashamed of me and of my words, of him will the Son of Man be ashamed (L)when he comes in (M)his glory and the glory of the Father and of (N)the holy angels. 27 But I tell you truly, there are some standing here who will not (O)taste death (P)until they see the kingdom of God.”

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