Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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Images Matthew 16:18

Prayers for Matthew 16:18

Context Readings

Peter's Confession At Caesarea Philippi

17 And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed are you, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood has not revealed it unto you, but my Father who is in heaven. 18  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. 19 And I will give unto you the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever you shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever you shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.


Cross References

John 1:42

And he brought him to Jesus. And when Jesus beheld him, he said, You are Simon the son of Jonah: you shall be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, A stone.

Ephesians 2:19-22

Now therefore you are no more strangers and sojourners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God;

Colossians 1:18

And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.

Job 38:17

Have the gates of death been revealed unto you? or have you seen the doors of the shadow of death?

Isaiah 38:10

I said in the cutting off of my days, I shall go to the gates of the grave: I am 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; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;

Acts 2:47

Praising God, and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as were being saved.

Revelation 21:14

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

Genesis 22:17

That in blessing I will bless you, and in multiplying I will multiply your descendants as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the seashore; and your descendants shall possess the gate of their enemies;

2 Samuel 18:4

And the king said unto them, What seems to you best I will do. And the king stood by the gate side, and all the people came out by hundreds and by thousands.

Psalm 9:13

Have mercy upon me, O LORD; consider my trouble which I suffer from them that hate me, you that lift me up from the gates of death:

Psalm 69:12

They that sit in the gate speak against me; and I was the song of the drunkards.

Psalm 125:1-2

[A song of ascents.] They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abides forever.

Psalm 127:5

Happy is the man that has his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.

Proverbs 24:7

Wisdom is too lofty for a fool: he opens not his mouth in the gate.

Isaiah 28:6

And for a spirit of justice to him that sits in judgment, and for strength to them that turn back the battle at the gate.

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation: he that believes shall not be in haste.

Isaiah 54:17

No weapon that is formed against you shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against you in judgment you shall condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, says the LORD.

Zechariah 6:12-13

And speak unto him, saying, Thus speaks the LORD of hosts, saying, Behold the man whose name is The BRANCH; and he shall grow up in his place, and he shall build the temple of the LORD:

Matthew 11:23

And you, Capernaum, which is exalted unto heaven, shall be brought down to hades: for if the mighty works, which have been done in you, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.

Matthew 18:17

And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto you as a heathen man and a tax collector.

John 10:27-30

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

Acts 8:1

And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.

Romans 8:33-39

Who shall lay anything to the charge of God's elect? It is God that justifies.

1 Corinthians 3:9-11

For we are laborers together with God: you are God's field, you are God's building.

1 Corinthians 15:55

O death, where is your sting? O grave, where is your victory?

Galatians 2:9

And when James, Cephas, and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that was given unto me, they gave to me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship; that we should go unto the Gentiles, and they unto the circumcision.

Ephesians 3:10

To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,

Ephesians 5:25-27

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

Ephesians 5:32

This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.

1 Timothy 3:5

(For if a man knows not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

1 Timothy 3:15

But if I tarry long, that you may know how you ought to behave yourself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

Hebrews 3:3-4

For this man was counted worthy of more glory than Moses, because he who has built the house has more honor than the house.

Hebrews 12:28

Therefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear:

Revelation 11:15

And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdom of this world has become the kingdom of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign forever and ever.

Revelation 21:1-4

And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.

Psalm 107:18

Their soul abhors all manner of food; and they draw near unto the gates of death.

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