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  Matt 20   Mark 10   Luke   
20 Then the mother of  35  And James and John,  

 

the sons of Zeb'edee   the sons of Zeb'edee,   
  came up to him,   came forward to him,

 

  with her sons,      
  and kneeling before him      
      and said to him,   
      "Teacher, we want you to do for us  
  she asked him for something.   whatever we ask of you."  
21 And he said to her, 36 And he said to them,  
  "What do you want?"   "What do you want me to do for you?"  
  She <says> to him, 37 And they said to him,  
  "Command   "Grant us  
  that these two sons of mine may sit,   to sit,  
  one at your right hand   one at your right hand  
  and one at your left,   and one at your left,  
  in your kingdom."   in your glory."  

22

But Jesus answered, 38 But Jesus said to them,  
  "You do not know what you are asking.   "You do not know what you are asking.  
  Are you able to drink the cup   Are you able to drink the cup  
  that I <am going to> drink?"   that I drink,  
      or to be baptized with the baptism  
      with which I am baptized?"   

 

They <say> to him,  39 And they said to him,   
  "We are able."   "We are able."  
23 He <says> to them,   And Jesus said to them,  
  "You will drink my cup,   "The cup that I drink you will drink;  
      and with the baptism  
      with which I am baptized,  
      you will be baptized;   
  but to sit at my right hand and at my left

40

but to sit at my right hand or at my left  
  is not mine to grant,   is not mine to grant,   
  but it is for those   but it is for those  
  for whom it has been prepared   for whom it has been prepared."  
  by my Father."      
24 And when the ten heard it, 

41

And when the ten heard it,   
  they began to be indignant   they began to be indignant  
  at the two brothers.   at James and John.  

Color Code
 Teal  Two texts use same vocabulary.
 Black   Words unique to a particular text.
   No parallel elements in this gospel.
*  Same wording, different order
 <say>  RSV wording revised to reflect Greek.
250   Sequence in synoptic outlines
 
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