Peter’s Confession of Christ

13 (A)Now when Jesus came into the region of (B)Caesarea Philippi, He was asking His disciples, “Who do people say that (C)the Son of Man is?” 14 And they said, “Some say (D)John the Baptist; and others, [a](E)Elijah; and still others, [b]Jeremiah, or one of the other prophets.” 15 He *said to them, “But who do you yourselves say that I am?” 16 Simon Peter answered, “You are (F)the [c]Christ, (G)the Son of (H)the living God.” 17 And Jesus said to him, “Blessed are you, (I)Simon [d]Barjona, because (J)flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 16:14 Gr Elias
  2. Matthew 16:14 Gr Jeremias
  3. Matthew 16:16 I.e., Messiah
  4. Matthew 16:17 I.e., son of Jonah