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26 Jesus told him to go home, saying, “Don’t go into the town.”[a]

Peter Says Jesus Is the Christ

27 Jesus and his followers went to the towns around Caesarea Philippi. While they were traveling, Jesus asked them, “Who do people say I am?”

28 They answered, “Some say you are John the Baptist. Others say you are Elijah,[b] and others say you are one of the prophets.”

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  1. 8:26 town Some Greek copies continue, “Don’t even go and tell anyone in the town.”
  2. 8:28 Elijah A man who spoke for God and who lived hundreds of years before Christ. See 1 Kings 17.

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