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Matthew 16:18 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

18 I also say to you that you are [a]Peter, and upon this [b]rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades will not overpower it.


  1. Matthew 16:18 Gr Petros, a stone
  2. Matthew 16:18 Gr petra, large rock; bed-rock
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Matthew 16:18 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

18 `And I also say to thee, that thou art a rock, and upon this rock I will build my assembly, and gates of Hades shall not prevail against it;

Matthew 16:18 International Standard Version (ISV)

18 I tell you that you are Peter,[a] and it is on this rock[b] that I will build my congregation,[c] and the powers of hell[d] will not conquer it.


  1. Matthew 16:18 Lit. Petros
  2. Matthew 16:18 Lit. petra
  3. Matthew 16:18 Or church
  4. Matthew 16:18 Lit. the gates of Hades, a reference to the realm of the dead
International Standard Version (ISV)

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