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How did Peter die in the Bible?
By the time Peter died in AD 64 many of the other apostles, possibly all of them, except for John had been martyred. While the time and place of his death are certain, the manner of his death, mainly being crucified upside down is not as certain.
What did Peter say when he was martyred?
Peter Was Martyred. Tradition tells us that when Peter died as a martyr. When he was given the choice of how he should die, he said, 鈥淚鈥檇 like to be crucified up-side-down because I am unworthy to die as my Lord died.鈥?
What happened to Peter when he was in prison?
And if we can trust early church history, this is just what happened (probably some time between AD 67 and AD 70), because Peter was in prison for Christ鈥檚 sake and he was taken out to death [see 2 Peter 1:14,15]. They were going to nail him to a cross, and Peter said, 鈥淣o, no!
Did Peter visit Rome before he died?
Since he likely died between 67 and 68, any possible visit to the city would have been quite short and offered little time to spread the gospel before he was to die. There does exist, however, the possibility that Peter never visited the capital city and suffered as a martyr somewhere else!