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 268  BY WHAT AUTHORITY?
  Matt 21   Mark 11  Luke 20
    27 And they <come> again    
      to Jerusalem.

1

One day,

23

And when he entered   And as he <is> walking

 

as he was teaching the people
  the temple,   in the temple,   in the temple,
          and preaching the gospel,
  the chief priests   the chief priests   the chief priests 
      and the scribes   and the scribes
  and the elders of the people   and the elders   with the elders
  <approached> him   <come> to him,   came up
  as he was teaching,        
  <saying> 

28

and <were telling> him,

2

and said to him,
          "Tell us 
  "By what authority     "By what authority   by what authority
  are you doing these things,     are you doing these things,   you do these things,
  and who gave you   or who gave you   or who it is that gave you
  this authority?"    this authority   this authority."   

 

    to do them?" 

 

 

24

Jesus answered them,

29

Jesus said to them,

3

He answered them,
  "I also will ask you a question;   "I will ask you a question;   "I also will ask you a question;
  and if you tell me the answer,   answer me,      now tell me,
  then I also will tell you   and I will tell you    
  by what authority   by what authority    
  I do these things.     I do these things.      

25

The baptism of John,

30

Was the baptism of John

4

Was the baptism of John
  whence was it?        

 

From heaven or from men?"   from heaven or from men?

 

from heaven or from men?"
      Answer me."    
  And they argued 31 And they argued 5 And they discussed it
  with one another,   with one another,   with one another,
          saying,
  "If we say, `From heaven,'   "If we say, `From heaven,'   "If we say, `From heaven,'
  he will say to us,     he will say,     he will say,  

 

`Why then   `Why then

 

`Why
  did you not believe him?'

 

did you not believe him?'   did you not believe him?'

26

But if we say,

32

But shall we say,

6

But if we say,
  `From men,'   `From men'?"   `From men,'
  we are afraid   -- they were afraid    
  of the multitude;   of the people,   all the people will stone us;
  for all hold that   for all held that   for they are convinced that
  John was a prophet."     John was a real prophet.   John was a prophet."

27

So they answered Jesus,

33

So they answered Jesus,

7

So they answered that
  "We do not know."   "We do not know."   they did not know whence it was.  

 

And he <told> them,

 

And Jesus <says> to them,

8

And Jesus said to them,
  "Neither will I tell you     "Neither will I tell you     "Neither will I tell you  
  by what authority     by what authority     by what authority  
  I do these things."   I do these things."   I do these things."

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.
268  Sequence in synoptic outlines
 
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