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What did Jesus mean in Matthew 16:18? Matthew 16:15-18 He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. 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. ...


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What Jesus was referring here was the legacy of the Torah from father to son. That's why he use the word "rock" (eben, in hebrew, is formed from the conjunction of the words father and son). He was putting Peter on a special place, and tell him that he has to be a leader based on the "old school" of the Torah, meaning that he has the responsibility of ...



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