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Matthew 16:18

Jesus’ Janus Parallelism on PETROS in Matthew 16:18

In Matthew 16 18 Simon Peter’s name in Greek is Petros. According to Oscar Cullmann, Dalman, Billerbeck[1] to name a few, in Aramaic a Jewish proper name[2] “firstborn” existed when transliterated into Greek is petros. Its currency has been confirmed[3]. I propose the NT evidence conclusively shows Petros in Matthew 16:18 is this Aramaic-Greek Homonym …

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Save Family and Friends using the keys of the Kingdom: Mt 16:18

From the perspective of timeless eternal God (Is. 57:15. 2 Pet. 3:8) Simon was “born again” when he confessed Jesus “is the Christ the Son of the living God (Mt. 16:16; 10:32; Rom. 10:8-9). Those truths are the keys of the kingdom. Jesus confirms this declaring Simon has been wonderfully “blessed” then likening him to …

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