Matthew 16:17
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English Standard Version
And 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.

King James Bible
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.

American Standard Version
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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jesus answering, said to him: Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-Jona: because flesh and blood hath not revealed it to thee, but my Father who is in heaven.

English Revised Version
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 which is in heaven.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

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

Matthew 16:17 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Blessed (μακάριος)

See on Matthew 5:3.

Matthew 16:17 Parallel Commentaries

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Blessed.

Matthew 5:3-11 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven...

Matthew 13:16,17 But blessed are your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear...

Luke 10:23,24 And he turned him to his disciples, and said privately, Blessed are the eyes which see the things that you see...

Luke 22:32 But I have prayed for you, that your faith fail not: and when you are converted, strengthen your brothers.

1 Peter 1:3-5 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ...

1 Peter 5:1 The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ...

Simon.

John 1:42 And he brought him to Jesus. And when Jesus beheld him, he said, You are Simon the son of Jona: you shall be called Cephas...

John 21:15-17 So when they had dined, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, love you me more than these? He said to him, Yes...

for.

Galatians 1:11,12,16 But I certify you, brothers, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man...

but.

Matthew 11:25-27 At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth...

Isaiah 54:13 And all your children shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of your children.

Luke 10:21,22 In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth...

John 6:45 It is written in the prophets, And they shall be all taught of God. Every man therefore that has heard, and has learned of the Father...

John 17:6-8 I have manifested your name to the men which you gave me out of the world: your they were, and you gave them me...

1 Corinthians 2:9-12 But as it is written, Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man...

Galatians 1:16 To reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood:

Ephesians 1:17,18 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory...

Ephesians 2:8 For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

Ephesians 3:5,18,19 Which in other ages was not made known to the sons of men, as it is now revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit...

Colossians 1:26,27 Even the mystery which has been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints...

1 John 4:15 Whoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwells in him, and he in God.

1 John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God is come, and has given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true...

Cross References
Matthew 13:16
But blessed are your eyes, for they see, and your ears, for they hear.

John 1:42
He brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, "You are Simon the son of John. You shall be called Cephas" (which means Peter).

John 21:15
When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I love you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs."

1 Corinthians 2:10
these things God has revealed to us through the Spirit. For the Spirit searches everything, even the depths of God.

1 Corinthians 15:50
I tell you this, brothers: flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.

Galatians 1:16
was pleased to reveal his Son to me, in order that I might preach him among the Gentiles, I did not immediately consult with anyone;

Ephesians 6:12
For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.

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