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cock

Fowl whose crowing highlights the story of Peter’s denial of Jesus in all four Gospels (Matt 26:34; Matt 26:74-75; Mark 14:30; Mark 14:72; Luke 22:34; Luke 22:60-61; John 13:38; John 18:27). (Prov 30:31) so translates a word of uncertain meaning.

Matt 26:34

34Jesus said to him, “Truly I tell you, this very night, before the cock crows, you will deny me three times.”

Matt 26:74-75

74Then he began to curse, and he swore an oath, “I do not know the man!” At that moment the cock crowed.75Then Peter remembered what Jesus had said: “Before the ... View more

Mark 14:30

30Jesus said to him, “Truly I tell you, this day, this very night, before the cock crows twice, you will deny me three times.”

Mark 14:72

72At that moment the cock crowed for the second time. Then Peter remembered that Jesus had said to him, “Before the cock crows twice, you will deny me three tim ... View more

Luke 22:34

34Jesus said, “I tell you, Peter, the cock will not crow this day, until you have denied three times that you know me.”

Luke 22:60-61

60But Peter said, “Man, I do not know what you are talking about!” At that moment, while he was still speaking, the cock crowed.61The Lord turned and looked at ... View more

John 13:38

38Jesus answered, “Will you lay down your life for me? Very truly, I tell you, before the cock crows, you will have denied me three times.

John 18:27

27Again Peter denied it, and at that moment the cock crowed.

Prov 30:31

31the strutting rooster, the he-goat,
and a king striding before his people.

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