27 They would spend the night stationed around the house of God,(A) because they had to guard it; and they had charge of the key(B) for opening it each morning.

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19 I will give you the keys(A) of the kingdom of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will be[a] bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be[b] loosed in heaven.”(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 16:19 Or will have been
  2. Matthew 16:19 Or will have been

To the Church in Philadelphia

“To the angel of the church in Philadelphia(A) write:

These are the words of him who is holy(B) and true,(C) who holds the key of David.(D) What he opens no one can shut, and what he shuts no one can open.

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