New Living Translation

Matthew 16:18–19

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18 Now I say to you that you are Peter (which means ‘rock’),* and upon this rock I will build my church, and all the powers of hell* will not conquer it. 19 And I will give you the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven. Whatever you forbid* on earth will be forbidden in heaven, and whatever you permit* on earth will be permitted in heaven.”

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16:18a Greek that you are Peter.


16:18b Greek and the gates of Hades.


16:19a Or bind, or lock.


16:19b Or loose, or open.