18 And I also say to you that you are Peter,[a] and on this rock[b] I will build My church,(A) and the forces[c] of Hades will not overpower it.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 16:18 Peter (Gk Petros) = a specific stone or rock
  2. Matthew 16:18 Rock (Gk petra) = a rocky crag or bedrock
  3. Matthew 16:18 Lit gates