Matthew 16:18



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

International Standard Version

I tell you that you are Peter, and it is on this rock that I will build my congregation, and the powers of hell will not conquer it.

A Conservative Version

And I also say to thee, that thou are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not prevail against it.

American Standard Version

And I also say unto thee, that thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.

Amplified

And I tell you, you are Peter [Greek, Petros -- "a large piece of rock], and on this rock [Greek, petra -- "a huge rock like Gibraltar] I will build My church, and the gates of Hades (the powers of the infernal region) shall not overpower it [or be strong to its detriment or hold out against it].

An Understandable Version

And I also tell you, [although] you are Peter [i.e., a stone], it is on this rock [i.e., the truth you have just confessed] that I will build my church and [not even] the gates of the unseen place of departed spirits will win out over it [i.e., all efforts to stamp out the church by killing Christians will fail].

Anderson New Testament

And I say to you, That you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church: and the gates of hades shall not prevail against it.

Bible in Basic English

And I say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock will my church be based, and the doors of hell will not overcome it.

Common New Testament

And I tell you, that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and I tell thee likewise, that thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will hereafter build my church: and death shall not prevail against it.

Darby Translation

And I also, I say unto thee that thou art Peter, and on this rock I will build my assembly, and hades' gates shall not prevail against it.

Godbey New Testament

And I say to thee, that thou art Peter, and upon this rock will I build my Church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.

Goodspeed New Testament

But I tell you, your name is Peter, a rock, and on this rock I will build my church, and the powers of death shall not subdue it.

Holman Bible

It should be: And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the forces of Hades will not overpower it.

John Wesley New Testament

And I say also to thee, Thou art Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, a small rock and upon the large rock I will build my congregation , and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against her.

Julia Smith Translation

And I say to thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock will I build my church; and the gates of hell shall not overcome her.

King James 2000

And I say also unto you, That you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hades shall not prevail against it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overpower it!

Modern King James verseion

And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I say also unto thee, that thou art Peter. And upon this rock, I will build my congregation: and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Moffatt New Testament

Now I tell you, Peter is your name and on this rock I will build my church; the powers of Hades shall not succeed against it.

Montgomery New Testament

"Moreover I say to you that you are Petros (a rock), and on this petra (rock) I will build my church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against her.

NET Bible

And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overpower it.

New Heart English Bible

I also tell you that you are Peter, and on this Rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell will not prevail against it.

New simplified Bible

You are Peter (Greek: petros: piece of rock), and on this rock-mass (Greek: petra: mass of rock) (referring to Jesus) I will build my congregation. The entrance to the grave (Greek: Hades) will not have power to stop it.

Noyes New Testament

And I on my part say to thee, that thou art Peter, a rock, and on this rock will I build my church, and the gates of the underworld shall not prevail against it.

Sawyer New Testament

And I tell you that you are Peter [a rock], and upon this rock will I build my assembly, and the gates of hades shall not prevail against it.

The Emphasized Bible

And, I also, unto thee, say - Thou, art Peter, - and, upon this rock, will I build my assembly, and, the gates of hades, shall not prevail against it.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And I tell thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock will I build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Yes, and I say to you, Your name is 'Peter--a Rock, and on this rock I will build my Church, and the Powers of the Place of Death shall not prevail over it.

Webster

And I say also to thee, that thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church: and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Weymouth New Testament

And I declare to you that you are Peter, and that upon this Rock I will build my Church, and the might of Hades shall not triumph over it.

Williams New Testament

And I, yes I, tell you, your name from now on is to be Peter, Rock, and on a massive rock like this I will build my church, and the powers of the underworld shall never overthrow it.

World English Bible

I also tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my assembly, and the gates of Hades will not prevail against it.

Worrell New Testament

And I also say to you, that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My assembly, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.

Worsley New Testament

And I also say unto thee, as thou art called Peter, so upon this rock, which thou hast confessed, will I build my church, and the gates of death shall not prevail against it.

Youngs Literal Translation

'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;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

I
κἀγώ κἀμοί κἀμέ 
Kago 
and I , I also , so I , I , even I , me also ,
Usage: 39

λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045

κἀγώ κἀμοί κἀμέ 
Kago 
and I , I also , so I , I , even I , me also ,
Usage: 39

σοί 
Soi 
thee , thou , thy , thine own , not tr
Usage: 113

ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

thou
σύ 
Su 
thou
Usage: 132

εἶ 
Ei 
thou art , be
Usage: 75

Πέτρος 
Petros 
Usage: 160

and



and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἐπί 
Epi 
on , in , upon , unto , to ,
Usage: 644

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this , these , he , the same , this man , she , they ,
Usage: 258

πέτρα 
Petra 
Usage: 9

I will build
οἰκοδομέω 
Oikodomeo 
Usage: 22

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my , me , mine , I , mine own
Usage: 313

ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 93

the gates
πύλη 
Pule 
Usage: 4

of hell
ᾅδης 
Hades 
Usage: 6

κατισχύω 
Katischuo 
Usage: 1

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

κατισχύω 
Katischuo 
Usage: 1

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Context Readings

Peter's Confession At Caesarea Philippi

17 And Jesus said to him, "Blessed are you, Simon Barjona, because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven. 18 "I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades will not overpower it. 19 "I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; and whatever you bind on earth shall have been bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall have been loosed in heaven."


Cross References

John 1:42

He brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, "You are Simon the son of John; you shall be called Cephas" (which is translated Peter).

Ephesians 2:19-22

So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God's household,

Colossians 1:18

He is also head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything.

Job 38:17

"Have the gates of death been revealed to you, Or have you seen the gates of deep darkness?

Isaiah 38:10

I said, "In the middle of my life I am to enter the gates of Sheol; I am to be deprived of the rest of my years."

Matthew 10:2

Now the names of the twelve apostles are these: The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; and James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;

Acts 2:47

praising God and having favor with all the people And the Lord was adding to their number day by day those who were being saved.

Revelation 21:14

And the wall of the city had twelve foundation stones, and on them were the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

Genesis 22:17

indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your seed as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your seed shall possess the gate of their enemies.

2 Samuel 18:4

Then the king said to them, "Whatever seems best to you I will do." So the king stood beside the gate, and all the people went out by hundreds and thousands.

Psalm 9:13

Be gracious to me, O LORD; See my affliction from those who hate me, You who lift me up from the gates of death,

Psalm 69:12

Those who sit in the gate talk about me, And I am the song of the drunkards.

Psalm 125:1-2

Those who trust in the LORD Are as Mount Zion, which cannot be moved but abides forever.

Psalm 127:5

How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them; They will not be ashamed When they speak with their enemies in the gate.

Proverbs 24:7

Wisdom is too exalted for a fool, He does not open his mouth in the gate.

Isaiah 28:6

A spirit of justice for him who sits in judgment, A strength to those who repel the onslaught at the gate.

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a tested stone, A costly cornerstone for the foundation, firmly placed. He who believes in it will not be disturbed.

Isaiah 54:17

"No weapon that is formed against you will prosper; And every tongue that accuses you in judgment you will condemn This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, And their vindication is from Me," declares the LORD.

Zechariah 6:12-13

"Then say to him, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts, "Behold, a man whose name is Branch, for He will branch out from where He is; and He will build the temple of the LORD.

Matthew 11:23

"And you, Capernaum, will not be exalted to heaven, will you? You will descend to Hades; for if the miracles had occurred in Sodom which occurred in you, it would have remained to this day.

Matthew 18:17

"If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church; and if he refuses to listen even to the church, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector.

John 10:27-30

"My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me;

Acts 8:1

Saul was in hearty agreement with putting him to death And on that day a great persecution began against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.

Romans 8:33-39

Who will bring a charge against God's elect? God is the one who justifies;

1 Corinthians 3:9-11

For we are God's fellow workers; you are God's field, God's building.

1 Corinthians 15:55

"O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR VICTORY? O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR STING?"

Galatians 2:9

and recognizing the grace that had been given to me, James and Cephas and John, who were reputed to be pillars, gave to me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship, so that we might go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised.

Ephesians 3:10

so that the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known through the church to the rulers and the authorities in the heavenly places.

Ephesians 5:25-27

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,

Ephesians 5:32

This mystery is great; but I am speaking with reference to Christ and the church.

1 Timothy 3:5

(but if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?),

1 Timothy 3:15

but in case I am delayed, I write so that you will know how one ought to conduct himself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth.

Hebrews 3:3-4

For He has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses, by just so much as the builder of the house has more honor than the house.

Hebrews 12:28

Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe;

Revelation 11:15

Then the seventh angel sounded; and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, "The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ; and He will reign forever and ever."

Revelation 21:1-4

Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth passed away, and there is no longer any sea.

Psalm 107:18

Their soul abhorred all kinds of food, And they drew near to the gates of death.

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