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

  • Lu2677
    Vuiswha,Ps.119:20"My flesh trembles for fear of thee:I am afraid of thy judgments."(God still judges)V.39"Turn away my reproach which I fear:for thy judgments are good"Ps111:10"The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom:a good understanding have all they that do his commandments" Also see, John 8:31-32.(One who abides in Him,knows Him)
  • Irene123
    J.W. - "turn the hearts of the disobedient to the just." That's an interesting way to put it. Another is - the hearts of the fathers - the believing Jews - to the children - the hungry Gentiles. And this is what happened with Peter and then Paul. Their ministry took them from the believing Jews to the Gentiles. The Jews were the 'fathers' in that they heard first, then they produced children.
  • A disciple
    Dear Vuiswa kganathe; Do you believe that Jesus is the Son of God? Have you been made to feel guilty because of sins and things you've done wrong; and have prayed to God in Jesus' name with repentance? Have you resolved in your heart to from now on turn your back on your old ways and the world, to follow Jesus?
  • Bruce
    Vuiswa: No man can come to Christ,except The Father draw him:John6:44 / ask Forgiveness:1John1:9 / You will be Washed with His Blood: Revelation 1:5 / Baptized with The Holy Ghost: Mark1:8 / You will be Changed: 2Corinthians 5:17,you will be made New! Impossible not to know!
  • Vuiswa kganathe
    it made me wander if i do really know who is Jesus. if i know him, i my following his commandments as i should? so hepl me God to trust and obey. Most of all to know HIM
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    I know He is Christ, the Son of the Living God. He has proven Himself to me to be so, over and over again. Praise His Holy Name. By the way, my name is Peter!

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