New International Version
Peter replied, "Even if all fall away on account of you, I never will."
King James Bible
Peter answered and said unto him, Though all men shall be offended because of thee, yet will I never be offended.
Darby Bible Translation
And Peter answering said to him, If all shall be offended in thee, *I* will never be offended.
World English Bible
But Peter answered him, "Even if all will be made to stumble because of you, I will never be made to stumble."
Young's Literal Translation
And Peter answering said to him, 'Even if all shall be stumbled at thee, I will never be stumbled.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Peter - said unto him, Though all men shall be offended - yet will I never - The presumptuous person imagines he can do every thing, and can do nothing: thinks he can excel all, and excels in nothing: promises every thing, and performs nothing. The humble man acts a quite contrary part. There is nothing we know so little of as ourselves - nothing we see less of than our own weakness and poverty. The strength of pride is only for a moment. Peter, though vainly confident, was certainly sincere - he had never been put to a sore trial, and did not know his own strength. Had this resolution of his been formed in the strength of God, he would have been enabled to maintain it against earth and hell. This most awful denial of Christ, and his abandoning him in the time of trial, was sufficient to have disqualified him for ever from being, in any sense, head of the Church, had such a supremacy been ever designed him. Such a supremacy was never given him by Christ; but the fable of it is in the Church of Rome, and the mock Peter, not Peter the apostle, is there and there only to be found.
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