Matthew 16:13-20New American Standard Bible (NASB)
Peter’s Confession of Christ
13 Now when Jesus came into the region of Caesarea Philippi, He was asking His disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?”14 And they said, “Some sayJohn the Baptist; and others, [a]Elijah; and still others, [b]Jeremiah, or one of the other prophets.”15 He *said to them, “But who do you yourselves say that I am?”16 Simon Peter answered, “You are the [c]Christ, the Son of the living God.”17 And Jesus said to him, “Blessed are you, Simon [d]Barjona, because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.18 And I also say to you that you are [e]Peter, and upon this [f]rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades will not overpower it.19 I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; and whatever you [g]bind on earth [h]shall have been bound in heaven, and whatever you [i]loose on earth [j]shall have been loosed in heaven.”20 Then He gave the disciples strict orders that they were to tell no one that He was the [k]Christ.
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