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 57  Matt 9  123  Mark 5  123  Luke 8
    35 While he was still speaking, 49 While he was still speaking,
      there   a [man]
      came from     came from   
      the <synagogue> ruler's [house]   the <synagogue> ruler's [house]
      [some] who said,   and said,
      "Your daughter is dead.   "Your daughter is dead;
      Why trouble the Teacher   do not trouble the Teacher
      any further?"   any more."
    36 But ignoring 50 But Jesus*
      what they said,   on hearing this
      Jesus* said   answered
      to the ruler   him,
      of the synagogue,    
      "Do not fear,   "Do not fear;
      only believe."   only believe,
          and she shall be well."
        51 And when he came
          to the house,
    37 And he allowed no one   he permitted no one
      to follow him   to enter with him,
      except Peter and James*   except Peter and John*
      and John*   and James,*
      the brother of James.    
      [see below Mark 5:40]   and the father*
          and mother of the child.*
23 And when Jesus came 38 When they <come>    
  to the ruler's house,   to the house of the ruler    
      of the synagogue,    
  and saw the flute players,   he <beholds>    
  and the crowd        
  making a tumult,   a tumult,    
      and [people] weeping 52 And all were weeping
      and wailing loudly.   and bewailing her;
    39 And <entering>,    
24 he <was saying>,   he <says> to them,   but he said,
      "Why do you make    
      a tumult and weep?   "Do not weep;
  for the girl is not dead   The child is not dead   for she is not dead
  but sleeping."   but sleeping."   but sleeping."
  And they laughed at him. 40 And they laughed at him. 53 And they laughed at him,
          that she was dead.


But when the crowd        
  had been put outside,   But he put them all outside,    
      and took the child's father*  

[see above Luke 8:51]

      and mother*    
      and those    
      who were with him,    
  he went in   and went in    
      where the child was.    
  and took her by the hand, 41 Taking her by the hand 54 But taking her by the hand
      he <says> to her,   he called, saying,
      "Talitha cumi";    
      which means,    
      "Little girl,    "Child, 
      I say to you, arise."   arise."
    42 And immediately 55 And her spirit returned,
  and the girl arose.   the girl got up and walked   and she got up at once;
      (she was    
      twelve years of age),*   [see Luke  8:41 above]
      and they were    
      immediately overcome    
      with amazement.    
    43 And    
      he strictly charged them*   [see Luke 8:56 below]
      that no one*    
      should know this,    
      and told them   and he directed that
      to give her   something
      something   should be given her
      to eat.   to eat.
        56 And
          her parents were amazed;

[see Mark 5:42 above]

  but he charged them*
          to tell no one*
          what had happened.
26 And the report of this        
  went through        
  all that district.        

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.
<and> RSV wording altered to reflect Greek
[and] RSV word not in the Greek
 57   Sequence in synoptic outlines
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