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Matthew 26:68-70 Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)

68 They said, “Show us that you are a prophet,[a] Messiah! Tell us who hit you!”

Peter Is Afraid to Say He Knows Jesus

69 While Peter was sitting outside in the yard, a servant girl came up to him. She said, “You were with Jesus, that man from Galilee.”

70 But Peter told everyone there that this was not true. “I don’t know what you are talking about,” he said.


  1. Matthew 26:68 prophet A prophet often knows things that are hidden to other people.
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Matthew 26:68-70 New International Version (NIV)

68 and said, “Prophesy to us, Messiah. Who hit you?”

Peter Disowns Jesus

69 Now Peter was sitting out in the courtyard, and a servant girl came to him. “You also were with Jesus of Galilee,” she said.

70 But he denied it before them all. “I don’t know what you’re talking about,” he said.

New International Version (NIV)

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