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  • Oh, the Greek word "petros" means "stone", which agrees with Pete's other, original name

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  • Some argue that the word petros refers to a small pebble while petra refers to a boulder, so that Jesus is calling Peter a pebble and himself a boulder.

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  • Peter is as much to say as knowing or unhosing, or Peter is said of petros, that is constant and firm, and by that be understood three privileges that were in S. Peter; he was a much noble preacher, and therefore he is said knowing, for he had perfect knowledge of scripture, and knew in his predication what was behoveful to ever each person.

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  • For the more informed seminary educated Bible students, like myself, I knew that behind the English was the Greek, where one discovered that Peter is the translation of petros, meaning little pebble, and rock is the translation of petra, large boulder.

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  • I would like to suggest here that for clarity, we give BOTH the common transliteration and the translation of "petros": "... you shall be called Cephas or Peter (the Rock)."

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  • Companion "Petros Lie" series is also a must-see, as Peter's name comes from "petros", a CHIP, which is a very different word versus Greek PETRA, meaning BEDROCK, MOTHER ROCK -- i.e., the rock of the Temple Mount, which used to be the Holy of Holies location of the Ark. I'm not against the Catholic Church, but when any denomination maligns Christ by egregious misuse of Bible, that should be admitted.

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  • Relic, in the Greek the word we translate "Peter" is petros; the word for "rock" is petra.

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  • Further rock (petra) is a singular feminine term and Peter (petros) a masculine one.

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  • LEVINE: According to the gospel of Matthew, Jesus says to Peter, "You are Peter -- the Greek term for rock, petros -- and on this rock, petra, I will build my church."

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  • And both petros and petra in Aramaic are cephas, Peter's name.

    Matthew 16:18


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  • Original Greek work for "stone." Ref. Bible narrative when Jesus tells Simon that his new name is Peter (referring to petros). "And upon this rock I will build my church."

    June 1, 2009