15 He *said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” 16 Simon Peter answered, “You are [a](A)the Christ, (B)the Son of (C)the living God.” 17 And Jesus said to him, “Blessed are you, (D)Simon [b]Barjona, because (E)flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 16:16 I.e. the Messiah
  2. Matthew 16:17 I.e. son of Jonah

15 He saith to them, `And ye -- who do ye say me to be?'

16 and Simon Peter answering said, `Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.'

17 And Jesus answering said to him, `Happy art thou, Simon Bar-Jona, because flesh and blood did not reveal [it] to thee, but my Father who is in the heavens.

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