18 And I tell you, (A)you are Peter, and (B)on this rock[a] I will build my church, and (C)the gates of (D)hell[b] shall not prevail against it.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 16:18 The Greek words for Peter and rock sound similar
  2. Matthew 16:18 Greek the gates of Hades

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