Matthew 16:17

“And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 16:17

And Iesus answered, and said vnto him, Blessed art thou Simon Bar Iona: for flesh and blood hath not reueiled it vnto thee, but my Father which is in heauen.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And Jesus said to him, "Blessed are you, Simon Barjona, because flesh and blood did not reveal {this} to you, but My Father who is in heaven.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-jonah: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father who is in heaven.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Jesus made answer and said to him, A blessing on you, Simon Bar-jonah: because this knowledge has not come to you from flesh and blood, but from my Father in heaven.
- Basic English Bible

And Jesus answering said to him, Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-jona, for flesh and blood has not revealed [it] to thee, but my Father who is in the heavens.
- Darby Bible

And Jesus answered and said to him, Blessed art thou, Simon-Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it to thee, but my Father who is in heaven.
- Webster's Bible

Blessed are you, Simon Bar-jonah, said Jesus; "for mere human nature has not revealed this to you, but my Father in Heaven.
- Weymouth Bible

Jesus answered him, "Blessed are you, Simon Bar Jonah, for flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my Father who is in heaven.
- World English Bible

Jhesus answeride, and seide to him, Blessid art thou, Symount Bariona; for fleisch and blood schewide not to thee, but my fadir that is in heuenes.
- Wycliffe Bible

And Jesus answering said to him, `Happy art thou, Simon Bar-Jona, because flesh and blood did not reveal [it] to thee, but my Father who is in the heavens.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Matthew 16:17

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 16:17


16:17 Flesh and blood - That is, thy own reason, or any natural power whatsoever.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 16:17


Mt 16:17 Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona. Happy are all lips that make this confession, for such shall be confessed before the Father in heaven. For flesh and blood hath not revealed [it] unto thee, but my Father. This holy and blessed confession no one can make from the heart unless he is moved by the Spirit. See 1Jo 4:1,2.

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