Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Holman Bible

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.

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.

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.

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.

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
And
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

say
λέγω 
Lego 
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 
Usage: 764

thou
σύ 
Su 
thou
Usage: 132

art
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
G86
ᾅδης 
Hades 
Usage: 6

κατισχύω 
Katischuo 
Usage: 1

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

κατισχύω 
Katischuo 
Usage: 1

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 16:18

Devotionals containing Matthew 16:18

Images Matthew 16:18

Prayers for Matthew 16:18

Context Readings

Peter's Confession At Caesarea Philippi

17 And Jesus answering said to him, Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-jona, for flesh and blood has not revealed it to thee, but my Father who is in the heavens. 18 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. 19 And I will give to thee the keys of the kingdom of the heavens; and whatsoever thou mayest bind upon the earth shall be bound in the heavens; and whatsoever thou mayest loose on the earth shall be loosed in the heavens.


Cross References

John 1:42

And he led him to Jesus. Jesus looking at him said, Thou art Simon, the son of Jonas; thou shalt be called Cephas (which interpreted is stone).

Ephesians 2:19-22

So then ye are no longer strangers and foreigners, but ye are fellow-citizens of the saints, and of the household of God,

Colossians 1:18

And he is the head of the body, the assembly; who is the beginning, firstborn from among the dead, that he might have the first place in all things:

Job 38:17

Have the gates of death been revealed unto thee? and hast thou seen the gates of the shadow of death?

Isaiah 38:10

I said, In the meridian of my days I shall go to the gates of Sheol: I am deprived of the rest of my years.

Matthew 10:2

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

Acts 2:47

praising God, and having favour with all the people; and the Lord added to the assembly daily those that were to be saved.

Revelation 21:14

And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

Genesis 22:17

I will richly bless thee, and greatly multiply thy seed, as the stars of heaven, and as the sand that is on the sea-shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies;

2 Samuel 18:4

And the king said to them, I will do what is good in your sight. And the king stood by the gate-side, and all the people came out by hundreds and by thousands.

Psalm 9:13

Be gracious unto me, O Jehovah; consider mine affliction from them that hate me, lifting me up from the gates of death:

Psalm 69:12

They that sit in the gate talk of me, and I am the song of the drunkards.

Psalm 125:1-2

{A Song of degrees.} They that confide in Jehovah are as mount Zion, which cannot be moved; it abideth for ever.

Psalm 127:5

Happy is the man that hath filled his quiver with them. They shall not be ashamed when they speak with enemies in the gate.

Proverbs 24:7

Wisdom is too high for a fool: he will not open his mouth in the gate.

Isaiah 28:6

and for a spirit of judgment to him that sitteth in judgment, and for strength to them that turn the battle to the gate.

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I lay for foundation in Zion a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner-stone, a sure foundation: he that trusteth shall not make haste.

Isaiah 54:17

No weapon that is prepared against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that riseth against thee in judgment, thou shalt condemn. This is the inheritance of the servants of Jehovah; and their righteousness is of me, saith Jehovah.

Zechariah 6:12-13

and speak unto him, saying, Thus speaketh Jehovah of hosts, saying, Behold a man whose name is the Branch; and he shall grow up from his own place, and he shall build the temple of Jehovah:

Matthew 11:23

And thou, Capernaum, who hast been raised up to heaven, shalt be brought down even to hades. For if the works of power which have taken place in thee, had taken place in Sodom, it had remained until this day.

Matthew 18:17

But if he will not listen to them, tell it to the assembly; and if also he will not listen to the assembly, let him be to thee as one of the nations and a tax-gatherer.

John 10:27-30

My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me;

Acts 8:1

And Saul was consenting to his being killed. And on that day there arose a great persecution against the assembly which was in Jerusalem, and all were scattered into the countries of Judaea and Samaria except the apostles.

Romans 8:33-39

Who shall bring an accusation against God's elect? It is God who justifies:

1 Corinthians 3:9-11

For we are God's fellow-workmen; ye are God's husbandry, God's building.

1 Corinthians 15:55

Where, O death, is thy sting? where, O death, thy victory?

Galatians 2:9

and recognising the grace given to me, James and Cephas and John, who were conspicuous as being pillars, gave to me and Barnabas the right hands of fellowship, that we should go to the nations, and they to the circumcision;

Ephesians 3:10

in order that now to the principalities and authorities in the heavenlies might be made known through the assembly the all-various wisdom of God,

Ephesians 5:25-27

Husbands, love your own wives, even as the Christ also loved the assembly, and has delivered himself up for it,

Ephesians 5:32

This mystery is great, but I speak as to Christ, and as to the assembly.

1 Timothy 3:5

(but if one does not know how to conduct his own house, how shall he take care of the assembly of God?)

1 Timothy 3:15

but if I delay, in order that thou mayest know how one ought to conduct oneself in God's house, which is the assembly of the living God, the pillar and base of the truth.

Hebrews 3:3-4

For he has been counted worthy of greater glory than Moses, by how much he that has built it has more honour than the house.

Hebrews 12:28

Wherefore let us, receiving a kingdom not to be shaken, have grace, by which let us serve God acceptably with reverence and fear.

Revelation 11:15

And the seventh angel sounded his trumpet: and there were great voices in the heaven, saying, The kingdom of the world of our Lord and of his Christ is come, and he shall reign to the ages of ages.

Revelation 21:1-4

And I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea exists no more.

Psalm 107:18

Their soul abhorreth all manner of food, and they draw near unto the gates of death:

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