Luke 9:20
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New American Standard Bible
And He said to them, "But who do you say that I am?" And Peter answered and said, "The Christ of God."

King James Bible
He said unto them, But whom say ye that I am? Peter answering said, The Christ of God.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said to them, But ye, who do ye say that I am? And Peter answering said, The Christ of God.

World English Bible
He said to them, "But who do you say that I am?" Peter answered, "The Christ of God."

Young's Literal Translation
and he said to them, 'And ye -- who do ye say me to be?' and Peter answering said, 'The Christ of God.'

Luke 9:20 Parallel
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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The Christ of God - The "Anointed" of God. The "Messiah" appointed by God, and who had been long promised by him. See the notes at Matthew 1:1.

Luke 9:20 Parallel Commentaries

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September 1 Evening
If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.--LUKE 9:23. By honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report.--All that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.--The offence of the cross. If I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ. If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye: but let none of you suffer as a murderer, or as a thief, or as an evildoer, or as a busybody in other men's matters. Yet
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

May 11. "Whosoever Will Save his Life Shall Lose It" (Luke ix. 24).
"Whosoever will save his life shall lose it" (Luke ix. 24). First and foremost Christ teaches resurrection and life. The power of Christianity is life. It brings us not merely law, duty, example, with high and holy teaching and admonition. It brings us the power to follow the higher ideal and the life that spontaneously does the things commanded. But it is not only life, but resurrection life. And it begins with a real crisis, a definite transaction, a point of time as clear as the morning dawn.
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

On the Words of the Gospel, Luke ix. 57, Etc. , Where the Case of the Three Persons is Treated Of, of whom one Said, "I Will
1. Give ye ear to that which the Lord hath given me to speak on the lesson of the Gospel. For we have read, that the Lord Jesus acted differently, when one man offered himself to follow Him, and was disallowed; another did not dare this, and was aroused; a third put off, and was blamed. For the words, "Lord, I will follow Thee whithersoever Thou goest," [3246] what is so prompt, what so active, what so ready, and what so fitly disposed to so great a good, as this "following the Lord whithersoever
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament

Self-Denial
"And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me." Luke 9:23 1. It has been frequently imagined, that the direction here given related chiefly, if not wholly, to the Apostles; at least, to the Christians of the first ages, or those in a state of persecution. But this is a grievous mistake; For although our blessed Lord is here directing his discourse more immediately to his Apostles, and those other disciples who attended him
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions

Cross References
Luke 9:19
They answered and said, "John the Baptist, and others say Elijah; but others, that one of the prophets of old has risen again."

John 6:68
Simon Peter answered Him, "Lord, to whom shall we go? You have words of eternal life.

John 6:69
"We have believed and have come to know that You are the Holy One of God."

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