Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Jesus, therefore, perceiving that they were about to come and take Him by force, to make Him King, withdrew again into the mountain, Himself alone.
"Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves; become ye, therefore, as wise as the serpents and as innocent as doves.
He led him to Jesus. Jesus looking on him, said, "You are Simon, the son of John; you shall be called Cephas," (which is translated Peter).
But I know you, that ye have not the love of God in yourselves.
But there are some of you who do not believe." For Jesus knew from the beginning who those were that believed not, and who it was that would betray Him.
now we know that Thou knowest all things; and hast no need that any one should ask Thee: by this we believe that Thou didst come forth from God."
He saith to him the third time, "Simon, son of John, do you fondly love Me?" Peter was grieved, because He said to him the third time "Do you fondly love Me?" and he said to Him, "Lord, Thou knowest all things; Thou knowest that I do fondly love Thee." Jesus saith to him, "Feed My sheep.
And Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said, "Why think ye evil in your hearts?
And straightway Jesus, perceiving in His spirit that they so reason within themselves, saith to them, "Why do ye reason these things in your hearts?
And, praying, they said, "Thou, Lord, Who knowest the hearts of all men, show which of these two Thou didst choose,
And there is no creature that is not manifest in His presence; but all things are naked and laid bare to the eyes of Him with Whom is our account.
And her children I will slay with death; and all the assemblies shall know that I am He Who searcheth the reins and hearts; and I will give to you, each one, according to your works.
But Jesus, knowing in Himself that his disciples were murmuring about this, said to them, "Does this cause you to stumble?