Hyper-Synopsis     Parallel Texts in Matthew, Mark & Luke 

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Matt 27 Mark 15 Luke 23
57 When it was evening, 42 And when evening had come,    
      since it was the day of Preparation,    
      that is, the day before the sabbath,    
  there came a rich man     50 Now there was a man
    43 Joseph*   named Joseph*
  from   of   from the Jewish town of
  Arimathe'a,   Arimathe'a,     Arimathe'a.
  named Joseph,*   a respected member   He was a member
      of the council,   of the council,
          a good and righteous man,
        51 who had not consented
          to their purpose and deed,
  who also was   who was also himself looking for   and he was looking for
  a disciple of Jesus.   the kingdom of God,   the kingdom of God.
      took courage    
58 He went to Pilate    and went to Pilate, 52 This man went to Pilate
  and asked for   and asked for   and asked for
  the body of Jesus.   the body of Jesus.   the body of Jesus.
  Then Pilate 44 And Pilate wondered    
      if he were already dead;    
      and summoning the centurion,    
      he asked him    
      whether he was already dead.    
    45 And when he learned    
      from the centurion     
      that he was dead,    
  ordered it to be given   he granted the body    
  to him.   to Joseph.    


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.
374  Sequence in synoptic outlines
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