Luke 9:20
New International Version
"But what about you?" he asked. "Who do you say I am?" Peter answered, "God's Messiah."

New Living Translation
Then he asked them, “But who do you say I am?” Peter replied, “You are the Messiah sent from God!”

English Standard Version
Then he said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” And Peter answered, “The Christ of God.”

Berean Study Bible
“But what about you?” Jesus asked. “Who do you say I am?” Peter answered, “The Christ of God.”

Berean Literal Bible
And He said to them, "But whom do you pronounce Me to be?" And Peter answering said, "The Christ of God."

New American Standard Bible
And He said to them, "But who do you say that I am?" And Peter answered and said, "The Christ of God."

King James Bible
He said unto them, But whom say ye that I am? Peter answering said, The Christ of God.

Christian Standard Bible
"But you," he asked them, "who do you say that I am?" Peter answered, "God's Messiah."

Contemporary English Version
Jesus then asked, "But who do you say I am?" Peter answered, "You are the Messiah sent from God."

Good News Translation
"What about you?" he asked them. "Who do you say I am?" Peter answered, "You are God's Messiah."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"But you," He asked them, "who do you say that I am?" Peter answered, "God's Messiah!"

International Standard Version
He asked them, "But who do you say I am?" "God's Messiah," Peter replied.

NET Bible
Then he said to them, "But who do you say that I am?" Peter answered, "The Christ of God."

New Heart English Bible
He said to them, "But who do you say that I am?" Peter answered, "The Messiah of God."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But he said to them, “Who is it you are saying that I am?” Shimeon answered and he said, “The Messiah of God.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He asked them, "But who do you say I am?" Peter answered, "You are the Messiah, whom God has sent."

New American Standard 1977
And He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” And Peter answered and said, “The Christ of God.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
He said unto them, But who do ye say that I am? Peter answering said, The Christ of God.

King James 2000 Bible
He said unto them, But whom say you that I am? Peter answering said, The Christ of God.

American King James Version
He said to them, But whom say you that I am? Peter answering said, The Christ of God.

American Standard Version
And he said unto them, But who say ye that I am? And Peter answering said, The Christ of God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to them: But whom do you say that I am? Simon Peter answering, said: The Christ of God.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said to them, But ye, who do ye say that I am? And Peter answering said, The Christ of God.

English Revised Version
And he said unto them, But who say ye that I am? And Peter answering said, The Christ of God.

Webster's Bible Translation
He said to them, But who say ye that I am? Peter answering, said, Christ of God.

Weymouth New Testament
"But you," He asked, "who do you say that I am?" "God's Anointed One," replied Peter.

World English Bible
He said to them, "But who do you say that I am?" Peter answered, "The Christ of God."

Young's Literal Translation
and he said to them, 'And ye -- who do ye say me to be?' and Peter answering said, 'The Christ of God.'
Study Bible
Peter's Confession of Christ
19They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, that a prophet of old has arisen.” 20“But who do you say I am?” He asked. Peter replied, “The Christ of God.” 21Jesus strictly warned them not to tell this to anyone.…
Cross References
Luke 9:19
They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, that a prophet of old has arisen."

John 6:68
Simon Peter replied, "Lord, to whom would we go? You have the words of eternal life.

John 6:69
We believe and know that You are the Holy One of God."

Treasury of Scripture

He said to them, But whom say you that I am? Peter answering said, The Christ of God.

whom.

Matthew 5:47
And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so?

Matthew 16:15
He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am?

Matthew 22:42
Saying, What think ye of Christ? whose son is he? They say unto him, The Son of David.

The.

Luke 22:67
Art thou the Christ? tell us. And he said unto them, If I tell you, ye will not believe:

Matthew 16:16,17
And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God…

Matthew 26:63
But Jesus held his peace. And the high priest answered and said unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Christ, the Son of God.







Lexicon
“But
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

who
τίνα (tina)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5101: Who, which, what, why. Probably emphatic of tis; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what.

{do} you
Ὑμεῖς (Hymeis)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

say
λέγετε (legete)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

I
με (me)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

am?”
εἶναι (einai)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

He asked.
Εἶπεν (Eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

Peter
Πέτρος (Petros)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4074: Peter, a Greek name meaning rock. Apparently a primary word; a rock; as a name, Petrus, an apostle.

replied,
ἀποκριθεὶς (apokritheis)
Verb - Aorist Participle Passive - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 611: From apo and krino; to conclude for oneself, i.e. to respond; by Hebraism to begin to speak.

“The
Τὸν (Ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Christ
Χριστὸν (Christon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5547: Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.

of God.”
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.
(20) The Christ of God.--This precise form of expression is peculiar to St. Luke. It agrees substantially with "the Lord's Christ" of the song of Simeon (Luke 2:26).

Verse 20. - But whom say ye that I am Peter answering said, The Christ of God. And the Master listened, apparently without comment, to this reply, which told him what the people said of him, and then went on, "But you, my disciples, who have been ever with he, what say, what think you about me?" Peter, as the representative of the others in that little chosen company, answers, "We believe that thou art more than any prophet or national hero or forerunner of the Messiah; we think that thou art the Messiah himself."' Dr. Morrison very beautifully pictures the disciples' state of mind at this juncture. "No doubt the true light on the subject had often gleamed through the darkness of their minds (see John 1:29, 33, 34, 41, 45, 49, etc.). But, though gleam succeeded gleam, in flashes that revealed the Illimitable, the darkness would ever, more or less, close in again. They could not altogether help it. They were witnesses of a 'humiliation' which they could not reconcile with the notions they had inherited in reference to the power and pomp of the Messiah. And yet it was evident that he was entirely unlike all other rabbis. He was the Master of masters, and a mystery over and above. An inner lustre was continually breaking through. It was glorious; it was unique. His character was transcendently noble and pure. He had not, moreover, obtruded self-assertions on them. He had left them, in a great measure, to observe for themselves; and they had been observing." It was, indeed, on the part of these feeble disciples a pure and lofty expression of the effect produced on their hearts by Jesus Christ's teaching. But though these men, afterwards so great, had attained to this grand conception of their adored Master, though they alone, among the crowds, through the sad coloured veil of his low estate, could see shining the glory of Divinity, yet they could not grasp yet the conception of a suffering Messiah, and in spite of all the teaching of the Master, the cross and the Passion made them unbelievers again. It needed the Resurrection to complete the education of faith. 9:18-27 It is an unspeakable comfort that our Lord Jesus is God's Anointed; this signifies that he was both appointed to be the Messiah, and qualified for it. Jesus discourses concerning his own sufferings and death. And so far must his disciples be from thinking how to prevent his sufferings, that they must prepare for their own. We often meet with crosses in the way of duty; and though we must not pull them upon our own heads, yet, when they are laid for us, we must take them up, and carry them after Christ. It is well or ill with us, according as it is well or ill with our souls. The body cannot be happy, if the soul be miserable in the other world; but the soul may be happy, though the body is greatly afflicted and oppressed in this world. We must never be ashamed of Christ and his gospel.
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