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Matthew 16 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:1 - Then the Pharisees and Sadducees came, and testing Him asked that He would show them a sign from heaven.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:2 - He answered and said to them, “When it is evening you say, ‘It will be fair weather, for the sky is red’;

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:3 - “and in the morning, ‘It will be foul weather today, for the sky is red and threatening.’ Hypocrites![fn] You know how to discern the face of the sky, but you cannot discern the signs of the times.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:4 - “A wicked and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no sign shall be given to it except the sign of the prophet[fn] Jonah.” And He left them and departed.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:5 - Now when His disciples had come to the other side, they had forgotten to take bread.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:6 - Then Jesus said to them, “Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the Sadducees.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:7 - And they reasoned among themselves, saying, “It is because we have taken no bread.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:8 - But Jesus, being aware of it, said to them, “O you of little faith, why do you reason among yourselves because you have brought no bread?[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:9 - “Do you not yet understand, or remember the five loaves of the five thousand and how many baskets you took up?

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:10 - “Nor the seven loaves of the four thousand and how many large baskets you took up?

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:11 - “How is it you do not understand that I did not speak to you concerning bread?—but to beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:12 - Then they understood that He did not tell them to beware of the leaven of bread, but of the doctrine of the Pharisees and Sadducees.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:13 - When Jesus came into the region of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, saying, “Who do men say that I, the Son of Man, am?”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:14 - So they said, “Some say John the Baptist, some Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:15 - He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:16 - Simon Peter answered and said, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:17 - Jesus answered and said to him, “Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah, for flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:18 - “And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:19 - “And I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed[fn] in heaven.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:20 - Then He commanded His disciples that they should tell no one that He was Jesus the Christ.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:21 - From that time Jesus began to 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.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:22 - Then Peter took Him aside and began to rebuke Him, saying, “Far be it from You, Lord; this shall not happen to You!”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:23 - But He turned and said to Peter, “Get behind Me, Satan! You are an offense to Me, for you are not mindful of the things of God, but the things of men.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:24 - Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:25 - “For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:26 - “For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:27 - “For the Son of Man will come in the glory of His Father with His angels, and then He will reward each according to his works.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:28 - “Assuredly, I say to you, there are some standing here who shall not taste death till they see the Son of Man coming in His kingdom.”
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NU-Text omits Hypocrites.
NU-Text omits the prophet.
NU-Text reads you have no bread.
Or will have been bound . . . will have been loosed

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