Matthew 16:15

“He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am?

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He saith vnto them, But whom say ye that I am?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He *said to them, "But who do you say that I am?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He saith unto them, But who say ye that I am?
- American Standard Version (1901)

He says to them, But who do you say that I am?
- Basic English Bible

He says to them, But *ye*, who do ye say that I am?
- Darby Bible

He saith to them, But who say ye that I am?
- Webster's Bible

But you, who do you say that I am? He asked again.
- Weymouth Bible

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

Jhesus seide to hem, But whom seien ye me to be?
- Wycliffe Bible

He saith to them, `And ye -- who do ye say me to be?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 16:15


Mt 16:15 But whom say ye that I am? This is the great and smaller catechism, the one great and essential question. Christ is the one object of the Christian's faith. We say we believe in him; but in whom do we believe? The hour had not come for the settlement of what should constitute the Christian confession.

Discussion for Matthew 16:15

  • The apostles' reply would indicate the belief in reincarnation.
    Matthew 16:14 They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets."

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