Some Ans. Questions 1908 by -'Abdu'l-Bahá- 1 Para

Answer.-- This utterance of Christ is a confirmation of the statement of Peter, when Christ asked: Whom do you believe Me to be? and Peter answered: I believe that "Thou art the Son of the living God." Then Christ said to him: "Thou art Peter"-- for Cephas in Aramaic means rock-- "and upon this rock I will build My church." For the others in answer to Christ said that He was Elias, and some said John the Baptist, and some others Jeremias or one of the Prophets (135:2)

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