Matthew 16:18

Peter Confesses Jesus as the Christ

18 And I tell you, i you are Peter, and j on this rock 1 I will build my church, and k the gates of l hell 2 shall not prevail against it.

  1. Cross References
    Matthew 10:2
    The names of the twelve apostles are these: first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother.
    John 1:42
    He brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, "So you are Simon the son of John? You shall be called Cephas" (which means Peter).
  2. Cross References
    Ephesians 2:20
    Built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone.
    Revelation 21:14
    And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them were the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
    Matthew 7:24
    Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.
  3. Cross References
    Job 38:17
    Have the gates of death been revealed to you, or have you seen the gates of deep darkness?
    Isaiah 38:10
    I said, In the middle of my days I must depart; I am consigned to the gates of Sheol for the rest of my years.
  4. Cross References
    Matthew 11:23
    And you, Capernaum, will you be exalted to heaven? You will be brought down to Hades. For if the mighty works done in you had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.
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