Hyper-Synopsis     Parallel Texts in Matthew, Mark & Luke 

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  Greek synopsis  


Matt 27 Mark 15 Luke 23
        16 "I will therefore chastise him
          and release him."
        18 But they all cried out together,
          "Away with this man,
15 Now at the feast 6 Now at the feast    
  the governor was accustomed    he used    
  to release for the crowd   to release for them   and release to us
  any one prisoner   one prisoner   Barab'bas"* --
  whom they wanted.   for whom they asked.    
16 And they had then 7 And among the rebels 19 a man
  a notorious prisoner,   in prison,   who had been thrown into prison
      who had committed murder*   for an insurrection*
      in the insurrection,*   started in the city,
          and for murder.*
      there was a man    
  called Barab'bas.*   called Barab'bas.*    
17 So when they had gathered, 8 And the crowd came up    
      and began to ask Pilate    
      to do as he was wont    
      to do for them.    
  Pilate said to them, 9 And he answered them,    
  "Whom do you want me   "Do you want me    
  to release for you,   to release for you    
  or Jesus who is called Christ?"   the King of the Jews?"    
18 For he knew that 10 For he perceived that    
  it was out of envy   it was out of envy    
  that they   that the chief priests    
  had delivered him up.   had delivered him up.    


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

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