The New King James Version

Matthew 16:19–23

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19 qAnd I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth 8will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.”

20 rThen He commanded His disciples that they should tell no one that He was Jesus the Christ.

Revelation of Jesus’ Death

Mark 8:31–33; Luke 9:22

21 From that time Jesus began sto show to His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised the third day.

22 Then Peter took Him aside and began to rebuke Him, saying, 9“Far be it from You, Lord; this shall not happen to You!”

23 But He turned and said to Peter, “Get behind Me, tSatan! uYou are 1an offense to Me, for you are not mindful of the things of God, but the things of men.”

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Or will have been bound … will have been loosed


Lit. Merciful to You (May God be merciful)


a stumbling block