Caesarea Philippi

Caesarea Philippi (Ses´uh-ree´uh fil-ip´i, ses´uh-ree´uh fil´i-pi)

A gentile frontier town located on the southern slope of Mt. Hermon at one of the sources of the Jordan River. The site was known in antiquity as a shrine of the Greek and Roman nature god, Pan. In or near the city of Caesarea Philippi was the scene of Peter’s confession of Jesus as the Christ (Matt 16:13-19; Mark 8:27-29).

Matt 16:13-19

Peter's Declaration about Jesus
13Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is? ... View more

Mark 8:27-29

Peter's Declaration about Jesus
27Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people s ... View more

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