Matthew 16:21
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English Standard Version
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 on the third day be raised.

King James Bible
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.

American Standard Version
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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
From that time Jesus began to shew to his disciples, that he must go to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the ancients and scribes and chief priests, and be put to death, and the third day rise again.

English Revised Version
From that time 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 the third day be raised up.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

Weymouth New Testament
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.

Matthew 16:21 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

From that time began (ἀπὸ τότε ἤρξατο)

He had not shown it to them before.

Must (δεῖ)

It was necessary in fulfilment of the divine purpose. See Matthew 26:54; Hebrews 8:3; Luke 24:26.

Suffer

This first announcement mentions his passion and death generally; the second (Matthew 17:22, Matthew 17:23), adds his betrayal into the hands of sinners; the third (Matthew 20:17-19), at length expresses his stripes, cross, etc.

Elders and chief priests and scribes

A circumstantial way of designating the Sanhedrim, or supreme council of the Jewish nation.

Matthew 16:21 Parallel Commentaries

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began.

Matthew 17:22,23 And while they stayed in Galilee, Jesus said to them, The Son of man shall be betrayed into the hands of men...

Matthew 20:17-19,28 And Jesus going up to Jerusalem took the twelve disciples apart in the way, and said to them...

Matthew 26:2 You know that after two days is the feast of the passover, and the Son of man is betrayed to be crucified.

Mark 8:31 And he began to teach them, that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders, and of the chief priests...

Mark 9:31,32 For he taught his disciples, and said to them, The Son of man is delivered into the hands of men, and they shall kill him...

Mark 10:32-34 And they were in the way going up to Jerusalem; and Jesus went before them: and they were amazed; and as they followed...

Luke 9:22,31,44,45 Saying, The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be slain...

Luke 18:31-34 Then he took to him the twelve, and said to them, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem...

Luke 24:6,7,26,27,46 He is not here, but is risen: remember how he spoke to you when he was yet in Galilee...

1 Corinthians 15:3,4 For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures...

chief priests.

Matthew 26:47 And while he yet spoke, see, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves...

Matthew 27:12 And when he was accused of the chief priests and elders, he answered nothing.

1 Chronicles 24:1-19 Now these are the divisions of the sons of Aaron. The sons of Aaron; Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar...

Nehemiah 12:7 Sallu, Amok, Hilkiah, Jedaiah. These were the chief of the priests and of their brothers in the days of Jeshua.

and be.

Matthew 27:63 Saying, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said, while he was yet alive, After three days I will rise again.

John 2:19-21 Jesus answered and said to them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up...

Acts 2:23-32 Him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, you have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain...

Cross References
Matthew 12:40
For just as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the great fish, so will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.

Matthew 16:22
And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him, saying, "Far be it from you, Lord! This shall never happen to you."

Matthew 17:9
And as they were coming down the mountain, Jesus commanded them, "Tell no one the vision, until the Son of Man is raised from the dead."

Matthew 17:12
But I tell you that Elijah has already come, and they did not recognize him, but did to him whatever they pleased. So also the Son of Man will certainly suffer at their hands."

Matthew 17:23
and they will kill him, and he will be raised on the third day." And they were greatly distressed.

Matthew 20:18
"See, we are going up to Jerusalem. And the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and scribes, and they will condemn him to death

Matthew 20:19
and deliver him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and flogged and crucified, and he will be raised on the third day."

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