Hyper-Synopsis     Parallel Texts in Matthew, Mark & Luke 

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 84  Matt 12  47  Mark 3  47  Luke 6
9 And he went on     6 On another sabbath,
  from there,        
  and entered 1 Again he entered   when he entered
  their synagogue.   the synagogue,   the synagogue
          and taught,
10 And behold,   and    
  there was a man   a man was there   a man was there
      who   whose
  with a withered hand.   had a withered hand.   right hand was withered.
  And they 2 And they 7 And the scribes
          and the Pharisees
  asked him,   watched him,   watched him,
  "Is it lawful   to see whether he would   to see whether he would
  to heal on the sabbath?"   heal him on the sabbath,   heal on the sabbath,
  so that they might   so that they might   so that they might
  accuse him.   accuse him.   find an accusation
          against him.
        8 But he knew their thoughts,
    3 And he said to the man   and he said to the man
      who had the withered hand,    who had the withered hand,
      "Come here."   "Come and stand here."
          And he rose and stood there.
11 He said to them, 4 And he said to them, 9 And Jesus said to them,
          "I ask you,
  "What man of you,        
  if he has one sheep        
  and it falls into a pit         
  on the sabbath,        
  will not lay hold of it        
  and lift it out?        
12 Of how much more value        
  is a man than a sheep!        
  So it is lawful   "Is it lawful    is it lawful
      on the sabbath *   on the sabbath *
  to do good   to do good   to do good
  on the sabbath." *        
      or to do harm,   or to do harm,
      to save life   to save life
      or to kill?"   or to destroy it?"
      But they were silent.    
    5 And he looked around 10 And he looked around
      at them   on them all,
      with anger,    
      at their hardness of heart,    
13 Then he said to the man,   and said to the man,   and said to him,
  "Stretch out your hand."   "Stretch out your hand."   "Stretch out your hand."
  And       And
  the man stretched it out,   He stretched it out,   he did so,
  and it was restored,   and his hand was restored.   and his hand was restored.
  whole like the other.        
14 But the Pharisees went out 6 The Pharisees went out, 11 But
          they were filled with fury
  and   and immediately   and
  took counsel   held counsel   discussed with one another
      with the Herodians    
  against him,   against him,   what they might do to Jesus.
  how to destroy him.   how to destroy him.    

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.
47  Sequence in synoptic outlines
  prior pericope     context in Matt     context in Mark & Luke    next in Matt   next in Mark   next in Luke 

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