Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And Simon Peter having answered, said, Thou are the Christ, the Son of the living God.

New American Standard Bible

Simon Peter answered, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”

King James Version

And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.

Holman Bible

Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God!”

International Standard Version

Simon Peter answered, "You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God!"

American Standard Version

And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.

Amplified

Simon Peter replied, “You are the Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed), the Son of the living God.”

An Understandable Version

And Simon Peter answered, "You are the Christ [i.e., God's specially chosen one], the Son of the living God."

Anderson New Testament

Simon Peter answered and said: Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.

Bible in Basic English

And Simon Peter made answer and said, You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.

Common New Testament

Simon Peter answered, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."

Daniel Mace New Testament

Simon Peter made answer, thou art Christ the son of the living God.

Darby Translation

And Simon Peter answering said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.

Godbey New Testament

And Simon Peter responding said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.

Goodspeed New Testament

Simon Peter answered, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God!"

John Wesley New Testament

And Simon Peter answering said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.

Julia Smith Translation

And Simon Peter having answered, said, Thou art Christ, the Son of the living God.

King James 2000

And Simon Peter answered, You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Simon Peter answered [and] said, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God!"

Modern King James verseion

And Simon Peter answered and said, You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Simon Peter answered, and said, "Thou art Christ, the son of the living God."

Moffatt New Testament

So Simon Peter replied, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."

Montgomery New Testament

So Simon Peter answered, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."

NET Bible

Simon Peter answered, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."

New Heart English Bible

Simon Peter answered, "You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God."

Noyes New Testament

And Simon Peter answering said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.

Sawyer New Testament

And Simon Peter answered and said, You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.

The Emphasized Bible

And, Simon Peter, answering, said - Thou, art the Christ, the Son of the Living God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then Simon Peter answering said, Thou art the Messiah, the Son of the living God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And to this Simon Peter answered: "You are the Christ, the Son of the Living God."

Webster

And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.

Weymouth New Testament

"You," replied Simon Peter, "are the Christ, the Son of the ever-living God."

Williams New Testament

Simon Peter answered, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."

World English Bible

Simon Peter answered, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."

Worrell New Testament

And Simon Peter, answering, said, "Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God."

Worsley New Testament

And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ the Son of the living God.

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

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

Σίμων 
Simon 
Usage: 65

Πέτρος 
Petros 
Usage: 160

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

and said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

σύ 
Su 
thou
Usage: 132

art
εἶ 
Ei 
thou art, be
Usage: 75

the Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

the Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

of the
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 16:16

Images Matthew 16:16

Prayers for Matthew 16:16

Context Readings

Peter's Confession At Caesarea Philippi

15 He says to them, But who say ye, I am? 16 And Simon Peter having answered, said, Thou are the Christ, the Son of the living God. 17 And having answered, Jesus said to him, Blessed are thou, Simon Bar-jonah, because flesh and blood has not revealed it to thee, but my Father in the heavens.


Cross References

Acts 14:15

and saying, Men, why are ye doing these things? We also are men of like nature with you, proclaiming good-news to you, to turn from these vain things to the living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea, and all the thi

Psalm 42:2

My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God?

John 11:27

She says to him, Yes, Lord, I have believed that thou are the Christ, the Son of God who comes into the world.

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For they report about us what kind of entrance we had with you, and how ye turned to God from the idols to serve a living and TRUE God,

Deuteronomy 5:26

For who is there of all flesh, who has heard the voice of the living God speaking out of the midst of the fire, as we have, and lived?

Matthew 14:33

And those who came in the boat worshiped him, saying, Thou really are the Son of God.

Matthew 26:63

But Jesus was silent. And having responded, the high priest said to him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us if thou are the Christ, the Son of God.

1 John 5:5

And who is he who overcomes the world, if not he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

Psalm 2:7

I will tell of the decree. LORD said to me, Thou are my son, this day I have begotten thee.

Daniel 6:26

I make a decree, that in all the dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel, for he is the living God, and steadfast forever. And his kingdom [is] that which shall not be destroyed, and his dominion shall

Matthew 4:3

And after he who tempts came, he said to him, If thou are the Son of God, speak so that these stones may become bread.

Matthew 27:54

Now the centurion, and those with him watching over Jesus, when they saw the earthquake, and the things that happened, they feared greatly, saying, Truly this was the Son of God.

Mark 14:61

But he remained silent, and answered nothing. Again the high priest demanded him, and says to him, Are thou the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?

John 1:49

Nathanael answered, and says to him, Rabbi, thou are the Son of God. Thou are the king of Israel.

John 6:69

And we have believed and know that thou are the Christ, the Son of the living God.

John 20:31

But these are written, so that ye may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing ye may have life in his name.

Acts 8:36

And as they went on the way, they came to some water, and the eunuch says, Look, water! What prevents me to be immersed?

Acts 9:20

And straightaway he proclaimed the Christ in the synagogues, that this man is the Son of God.

Romans 1:4

He who was designated Son of God in power, according to a spirit of holiness, from a resurrection of the dead--Jesus Christ our Lord--

2 Corinthians 3:3

being seen that ye are a letter of Christ, administered by us, written not in ink, but in the Spirit of the living God, not in stony tablets, but in fleshly tablets, in hearts.

2 Corinthians 6:16

And what mutual agreement has a temple of God with idols? For ye are a temple of the living God, just as God said, I will dwell in them, and will walk among them. And I will be their God, and they will be a people to me.

1 Timothy 3:15

but if I delay, that thou may know how it is necessary to live in a house of God, which is a congregation of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.

1 Timothy 4:10

For we both labor and are reproached for this, because we have hoped in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of the faithful.

Hebrews 1:2-5

whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom also he made the ages.

Hebrews 10:31

It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.

Hebrews 12:22

But ye have come to mount Zion, and to the city of a living God, a heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of heavenly agents,

1 John 4:15

Whoever acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God comes, and has given us understanding, so that we may know the true. And we are in the true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the TRUE God, and the eternal life.

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