Hyper-Synopsis     Parallel Texts in Matthew, Mark & Luke 

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  Greek synopsis  


   WHO is FIRST?
251 Matt 20 251 Mark 10 322 Luke 22
25 But 42 And 25 And
  Jesus called them to him   Jesus called them to him    
  and said,   and <says> to them,    he said to them,
  "You know that   "You know that


      those who are supposed      
  the rulers of the Gentiles   to rule over the Gentiles   "The kings of the Gentiles
  lord it over them,     lord it over them,     exercise lordship over them;
  and their great men   and their great men   and
  exercise authority   exercise authority   those in authority 
  over them.   over them.    over them
          are called benefactors.


It shall not be so


But it shall not be so


But not so
  among you;


among you;  


with you;


but whoever would be great   but whoever would be great


rather let the greatest
  among you     among you     among you
          become as the youngest,
          and the leader
  must be your servant,


must be your servant,   as one who serves. 


and whoever would be first   and whoever would be first    
  among you    among you     
  must be your slave.   must be slave of all.    

Color Code
 Blue  Three texts use same vocabulary.
 Teal  Two texts use same vocabulary.
 Black   Words unique to a particular text.
   No parallel element in this gospel.
*  Same wording, different order.
 <says>  RSV wording revised to reflect Greek.
46  Sequence in synoptic outlines
  prior in Matt & Mark     prior in Luke     context in Matt & Mark     context in Luke    next in Matt & Mark      next in Luke  

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