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20 Then he sternly ordered the disciples not to tell anyone that he was[a] the Messiah.[b]

Jesus Foretells His Death and Resurrection

21 From that time on, Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and undergo great suffering at the hands of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised. 22 And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him, saying, ‘God forbid it, Lord! This must never happen to you.’

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  1. Matthew 16:20 Other ancient authorities add Jesus
  2. Matthew 16:20 Or the Christ