Matthew 16:15
New International Version
“But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?”

New Living Translation
Then he asked them, “But who do you say I am?”

English Standard Version
He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”

Berean Study Bible
“But what about you?” Jesus asked. “Who do you say I am?”

Berean Literal Bible
He says to them, "But whom do you pronounce Me to be?"

King James Bible
He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am?

New King James Version
He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”

New American Standard Bible
He said to them, “But who do you yourselves say that I am?”

NASB 1995
He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”

NASB 1977
He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”

Amplified Bible
He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”

Christian Standard Bible
“But you,” he asked them, “who do you say that I am? ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
“But you,” He asked them, “who do you say that I am?”

American Standard Version
He saith unto them, But who say ye that I am?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But he said to them, “Who is it you say that I am?”

Contemporary English Version
Then Jesus asked, "But who do you say I am?"

Douay-Rheims Bible
Jesus saith to them: But whom do you say that I am?

English Revised Version
He saith unto them, But who say ye that I am?

Good News Translation
"What about you?" he asked them. "Who do you say I am?"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He asked them, "But who do you say I am?"

International Standard Version
He asked them, "But who do you say I am?"

Literal Standard Version
He says to them, “And you—who do you say I am?”

NET Bible
He said to them, "But who do you say that I am?"

New Heart English Bible
He said to them, "But who do you say that I am?"

Weymouth New Testament
"But you, who do you say that I am?" He asked again.

World English Bible
He said to them, "But who do you say that I am?"

Young's Literal Translation
He saith to them, 'And ye -- who do ye say me to be?'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Peter's Confession of Christ
14They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15“But what about you?” Jesus asked. “Who do you say I am?” 16Simon Peter answered, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”…

Cross References
Matthew 16:14
They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets."

Matthew 16:16
Simon Peter answered, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."


Treasury of Scripture

He said to them, But whom say you that I am?

But.

Matthew 13:11
He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.

Mark 8:29
And he saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Peter answereth and saith unto him, Thou art the Christ.

Luke 9:20
He said unto them, But whom say ye that I am? Peter answering said, The Christ of God.









(15) Whom say ye?--The pronoun is doubly emphasised in the Greek, "But ye--whom say ye . . .?" The question is, as has been said, parallel in tone, though not in form, to that of John 6:67. Had they still a distinct faith of their own? or were they, too, falling back into these popular surmises?

Verse 15. - But whom (who) say ye that I am? More emphatic in the Greek, Υμεῖς δὲ τίνα με λέγετε εϊναι; But ye, who do ye say that I am? This was the important question to which the previous one led. Ye, who have shared my life and received my teaching, witnessed my miracles and have been endued by me with supernatural powers, ye know better than the people, whose crude opinions you have heard and recounted; so tell plainly what you believe of me: who you think and say that I am? A momentous inquiry! upon which hung the foundation of the Christian Church. Their knowledge of the real nature of Jesus was now to be tested.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

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

Jesus asked.
Λέγει (Legei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

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

do you say
λέγετε (legete)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 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 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

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


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