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20 He then gave his disciples strict orders not to tell anyone that he was God’s Anointed One.

Jesus Prophesies His Death and Resurrection

21 From then on Jesus began to clearly reveal to his disciples that he was destined to go to Jerusalem and suffer injustice[a] from the elders, leading priests, and religious scholars. He also explained that he would be killed and three days later be raised to life again.

22 Peter took him aside to correct him privately. He reprimanded Jesus over and over, saying to him, “God forbid, Master! Spare yourself. You must never let this happen to you!”

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 16:21 The Hebrew Matthew adds, “many scourgings and many mockings.”

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