16 Simon Peter answered and said, (A)“You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”

17 Jesus answered and said to him, “Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah, (B)for flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but (C)My Father who is in heaven.

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16 Simon Peter answered, “You are (A)the [a]Christ, (B)the Son of (C)the living God.” 17 And Jesus said to him, “Blessed are you, (D)Simon [b]Barjona, because (E)flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 16:16 I.e., Messiah
  2. Matthew 16:17 I.e., son of Jonah

16 Simon Peter replied, “You are the Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed), the Son of the living God.” 17 Then Jesus answered him, “Blessed [happy, spiritually secure, favored by God] are you, Simon son of Jonah, because flesh and blood (mortal man) did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.

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

17 Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood,(B) but by my Father in heaven.(C)

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16 And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.

17 And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.

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