Matthew 16:21

“From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

From that time foorth began Iesus to shew vnto his disciples, how that he must goe vnto Hierusalem, and suffer many things of the Elders and chiefe Priests & Scribes, and be killed, and be raised againe the third day.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

From that time Jesus began to show His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised up on the third day.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

From that time began Jesus to show unto his disciples, that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and the third day be raised up.
- American Standard Version (1901)

From that time Jesus went on to make clear to his disciples how he would have to go up to Jerusalem, and undergo much at the hands of those in authority and the chief priests and scribes, and be put to death, and the third day come again from the dead.
- Basic English Bible

From that time Jesus began to shew to his disciples that he must go away to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and the third day be raised.
- Darby Bible

From that time forth Jesus began to show to his disciples, that he must go to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests, and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day.
- Webster's Bible

From this time Jesus began to explain to His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem, and suffer much cruelty from the Elders and the High Priests and the Scribes, and be put to death, and on the third day be raised to life again.
- Weymouth Bible

From that time, Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders, chief priests, and scribes, and be killed, and the third day be raised up.
- World English Bible

Fro that tyme Jhesus bigan to schewe to hise disciplis, that it bihofte hym go to Jerusalem, and suffre many thingis, of the eldere men, and of scribis, and princis of prestis; and be slayn, and the thridde dai to rise ayen.
- Wycliffe Bible

From that time began Jesus to shew to his disciples that it is necessary for him to go away to Jerusalem, and to suffer many things from the elders, and chief priests, and scribes, and to be put to death, and the third day to rise.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 16:21


16:21 From that time Jesus began to tell his disciples, that he must suffer many things - Perhaps this expression, began, always implied his entering on a set and solemn discourse. Hitherto he had mainly taught them only one point, That he was the Christ. From this time he taught them another, That Christ must through sufferings and death enter into his glory. From the elders - The most honourable and experienced men; the chief priests - Accounted the most religious; and the scribes - The most learned body of men in the nation. Would not one have expected, that these should have been the very first to receive him? But not many wise, not many noble were called. Favour thyself - The advice of the world, the flesh, and the devil, to every one of our Lord's followers. #Mark 8:31|; Luke 9:22.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 16:21


Mt 16:21 From that time forth began Jesus to shew to his disciples. They were not strong enough to bear this teaching until they were convinced of his divinity. And suffer many things. In this strange way carrying out the true idea of the Messiah (Isa 53:1-12). Of the elders and chief priests and scribes. The three constituents of the Sanhedrin.

Discussion for Matthew 16

  • Christen
    the lord is my shepherd shall not want
  • A disciple
    Son of man speaks of His humanity, Son of God speaks of His divinity; both are True Names for Yeshua ha Moshiach, Jesus the Anointed. Read Luke 1:26-37; "..behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS.He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David:.."
  • A dsiciple
    You do greatly err not knowing the Scriptures! The Saviour of the world was to come through the line of David, according to the flesh: Christ had to come in flesh to be bruised by the seed of the devil, so that He might break the serpent's head. (Gen. 3:14-15) "The LORD hath sworn in truth unto David; he will not turn from it; Of the fruit of thy body will I set upon thy throne." (Psalm 132:11)
  • Lu2677
    Soul Brother, there is nothing on earth worth going to hell for. Just to answer the question you asked "what is dear to us on earth?" Probably a rhetorical question. I just felt like responding.
  • Soul Brother
    What is dear to us here on earth? Are we seeking status in this world or do we seek the glory of those in heaven. After all, we steer our own ship. Jesus upbraided those whom he loved, showing them the shoals and treacherous waters. But it is ultimately up to us as followers of Christ to daily steer our way home. Unseen obstacles lie ahead. False doctrines of men, false depictions of Jesus
  • 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)

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