Hyper-Synopsis     Parallel Texts in Matthew, Mark & Luke 

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Matt 26 Mark 14 Luke 22
    43 And immediately,    
47 While he was still speaking,   while he was still speaking, 47 While he was still speaking,
          there came a crowd,*
  Judas came,   Judas <comes>,   and the man called Judas,
  one of the twelve,   one of the twelve,   one of the twelve,
          was leading them.
  and with him a great crowd*   and with him a crowd*    
  with swords and clubs,   with swords and clubs,    
  from the chief priests   from the chief priests    
      and the scribes    
  and the elders of the people.   and the elders.    
48 Now the betrayer 44 Now the betrayer    
  <gave> them a sign,   had given them a <signal>,    
  saying,   saying,    
  "The one I shall kiss is the man;   "The one I shall kiss is the man;    
  seize him."   seize him    
      and lead him away    
      under guard."    
49 And 45 And when he <comes>    
  he came up    he <immediately comes> up   He drew near
  to Jesus at once   to him   to Jesus
  and said, "Hail, <Rabbi>!"   and <says, Rabbi>!"    
  And he kissed him.    And he kissed him.   to kiss him;
50 Jesus said to him,     48 but Jesus said to him,
  "Friend,       "Judas, 
  why are you here?"       would you betray the Son of man
          with a kiss?"
  Then they came up        
  and laid hands on Jesus 46 And they laid hands on him    
  and seized him.   and seized 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.
 <says>  RSV wording revised to reflect Greek.
332  Sequence in synoptic outlines
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