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20 Then He sternly and strictly charged and warned the disciples to tell no one that He was Jesus the Christ.

21 From that time forth Jesus began [clearly] to show His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders and the high priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised [a]from death.

22 Then Peter took Him aside [b]to speak to Him privately and began to reprove and [c]charge Him sharply, saying, God forbid, Lord! This must never happen to You!

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  1. Matthew 16:21 Hermann Cremer, Biblico-Theological Lexicon.
  2. Matthew 16:22 Marvin Vincent, Word Studies.
  3. Matthew 16:22 Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon.

20 Then he ordered his disciples not to tell anyone(A) that he was the Messiah.

Jesus Predicts His Death(B)

21 From that time on Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem(C) and suffer many things(D) at the hands of the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law,(E) and that he must be killed(F) and on the third day(G) be raised to life.(H)

22 Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. “Never, Lord!” he said. “This shall never happen to you!”

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