Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Simon Peter answered, "You are the Messiah, 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!”

A Conservative Version

And Simon Peter having answered, said, Thou are the Christ, 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 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Simon Peter answered and 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.'

Verse Picture

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 asked them, "But who do you say I am?" 16 Simon Peter answered, "You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God!" 17 Then Jesus told him, "How blessed you are, Simon son of Jonah, since flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, though my Father in heaven has.


Cross References

Acts 14:15

"Men, why are you doing this? We are merely human beings with natures like yours. We are telling you the good news so you'll turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them.

Psalm 42:2

My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When may I come and appear in God's presence?

John 11:27

"Yes, Lord," she told him. "I believe that you are the Messiah, the Son of God, the one who was to come into the world."

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For people keep telling us what kind of welcome you gave us and how you turned away from idols to serve a living and true God

Deuteronomy 5:26

For what mortal man has heard the voice of the living God speaking out of the fire like we did, and lived?

Matthew 14:33

Then the men in the boat began to worship Jesus, saying, "You certainly are the Son of God!"

Matthew 26:63

But Jesus was silent. Then the high priest told him, "I command you by the living God to tell us if you are the Messiah, the Son of God!"

1 John 5:5

Who overcomes the world? Is it not the person who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

Psalm 2:7

Let me announce the decree of the LORD that he told me: "You are my son, today I have become your father.

Daniel 6:26

"I hereby decree that in every area of my kingdom men are to fear and tremble before the God of Daniel. For he is the living God, who endures forever. His kingdom is one that will not be destroyed, and his dominion continues forever.

Matthew 4:3

Then the tempter came. "Since you are the Son of God," he said, "tell these stones to become loaves of bread."

Matthew 27:54

When the centurion and those guarding Jesus with him saw the earthquake and the other things that were taking place, they were terrified and said, "This man certainly was the Son of God!"

Mark 14:61

But he kept silent and didn't answer at all. The high priest asked him again, "Are you the Messiah, the Son of the Blessed One?"

John 1:49

Nathaniel replied to him, "Rabbi, you are the Son of God! You are the King of Israel!"

John 6:69

Besides, we have believed and remain convinced that you are the Holy One of God."

John 20:31

But these have been recorded so that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and so that through believing you may have life in his name.

Acts 8:36

As they were going along the road, they came to some water. The eunuch said, "Look, there's some water. What keeps me from being baptized?"

Acts 9:20

He immediately started to preach about Jesus in the synagogues, saying, "This is the Son of God."

Romans 1:4

and was declared by the resurrection from the dead to be the powerful Son of God according to the spirit of holiness Jesus the Messiah, our Lord.

2 Corinthians 3:3

You are demonstrating that you are the Messiah's letter, produced by our service, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts.

2 Corinthians 6:16

What agreement can a temple of God make with idols? For we are the temple of the living God, just as God said: "I will live and walk among them. I will be their God, and they will be my people."

1 Timothy 3:15

in case I am delayed, so that you may know how to behave in God's household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.

1 Timothy 4:10

To this end we work hard and struggle, because we have set our hope on the living God, who is the Savior of all people, that is, of those who believe.

Hebrews 1:2-5

has in these last days spoken to us by a Son whom he appointed to be the heir of everything and through whom he also made the universe.

Hebrews 10:31

It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God!

Hebrews 12:22

Instead, you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, to the heavenly Jerusalem, to tens of thousands of angels joyfully gathered together,

1 John 4:15

God abides in the one who acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, and he abides in God.

1 John 5:20

We also know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding so that we may know the true God. We are in union with the one who is true, his Son Jesus the Messiah, who is the true God and eternal life.

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