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Matt 26 Mark 14 Luke 22
51 And behold, 47 But 49 And   
  one of* those who were with Jesus   one of* those who stood by   when those who were about him
          saw what would follow,
          they said,
          shall we strike with the sword*?"
        50 And one of* them
  stretched out his hand        
  and drew his sword,*   drew his sword,*    
  and struck the slave   and struck the slave   struck the slave
  of the high priest   of the high priest   of the high priest
  and cut off his ear.   and cut off his ear.   and cut off his right ear.
52 Then Jesus said to him,     51 But Jesus said,
  "Put your sword back       "No more of this!"  
  into its place;        
  for all who take the sword        
  will perish by the sword.        
53 Do you think that        
  I cannot appeal to my Father,        
  and he will at once send me        
  more than        
  twelve legions of angels?        
54 But how then        
  should the scriptures be fulfilled,        
  that it must be so?"        
          And he touched his ear
          and healed him.
55 At that hour Jesus said 48 And Jesus said 52 Then Jesus said
  to the crowds,   to them,   to the chief priests
          and officers of the temple
          and elders,
          who had come out against him,
  "Have you come out   "Have you come out   "Have you come out
  as against a robber,   as against a robber,   as against a robber,
  with swords and clubs?   with swords and clubs   with swords and clubs?
  to capture me?   to capture me?    
  Day after day* 49 Day after day*   When I was with you*
  I sat   I was with you*   day after day*
  in the temple teaching,   in the temple teaching,   in the temple,  
  and you did not seize me.   and you did not seize me.   you did not lay hands on me.
56 But all this has taken place,   But   But this is your hour,
  that the scriptures   let the scriptures    
  of the prophets        
  might be fulfilled."   be fulfilled."    
          and the power of darkness."
  Then all the disciples forsook him 50 And they all forsook him    
  and fled.   and fled.    


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.
333  Sequence in synoptic outlines
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