18 oAnd it happened, as He was alone praying, that His disciples joined Him, and He asked them, saying, “Who do the crowds say that I am?”
19 So they answered and said, p“John the Baptist, but some say Elijah; and others say that one of the old prophets has risen again.”
qPeter answered and said, “The Christ of God.”
21 rAnd He strictly warned and commanded them to tell this to no one, 22 saying, s“The Son of Man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised the third day.”
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