Hyper-Synopsis     Parallel Texts in Matthew, Mark & Luke 

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  Greek synopsis  


  Matt 19   Mark 10 Luke 18


Then children  13  And they were bringing  15  Now they were bringing
  were brought to him   children to him,


even infants to him
  that he might lay his hands   that he might touch   that he might touch
  on them   them;   them;
  and pray.        
  The disciples   and the disciples   and when the disciples saw  it,
  rebuked <them>.   rebuked them.   they rebuked them.


but Jesus 14 But when Jesus saw it 16 But Jesus called them to him,
      he was indignant,    
  said,   and said to them,   saying,
  "Let the children come   "Let the children come   "Let the children come
  to me,   to me,   to me,
  and do not hinder them,   and do not hinder them,   and do not hinder them,
  for to such belongs   for to such belongs   for to such belongs
  the kingdom of heaven."   the kingdom of God.   the kingdom of God.

[see Matt 18:3 above] 

15 Truly I say to you, 17 Truly I say to you,
      whoever does not receive   whoever does not receive
      the kingdom of God   the kingdom of God
      like a child   like a child
      shall not enter it."   shall not enter it."
15 And he 16 And he took them    
      in his arms    
      and blessed them,    
  laid his hands upon them   laying his hands upon them.    
  and went away.        

Color Code
 Blue  Three texts use same vocabulary.
 Teal  Two texts use same vocabulary.
 Black   Words unique to a particular text.
   No parallel elements in this gospel.
 <them>  RSV wording revised to reflect Greek.
 243   Sequence in synoptic outlines
 prior in Matt   prior Mark   prior in Luke   context    next pericope 

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