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Matt 26 Mark 14 Luke 22
17 <Then> on the first [day] 12 And on the first day 7 Then came the day
  of Unleavened Bread   of Unleavened Bread,   of Unleavened Bread,
      when they sacrificed*   on which
      the passover lamb,   the passover lamb
          had to be sacrificed.*
  the disciples came to Jesus,   his disciples    
  saying,   <say> to him,     
  "Where will you have us*   "Where will you have us*    [see Luke 22:9 below]
  prepare for you   prepare for you    
  to eat the passover?"*     to eat the passover?"*    
    13 And he <sends> 8 <And> [Jesus] sent
      two of his disciples,   Peter and John,
18 He said, "Go   and <says> to them, "Go   saying, "Go
          and prepare the passover* for us,
          that we may eat it."
        9 They said to him,
   [see Matt 26:17 above]    [see Mark 14:12 above]   "Where will you have us* 
          prepare it?"
        10 He said to them, "Behold,
  into the city   into the city,   when you have entered the city,
      and a man   and a man
      carrying a jar of water   carrying a jar of water
      will meet you;      will meet you;   
      follow him,   follow him,
  to a certain one,       14 and wherever he enters,   into the house which he enters, 
  and say to him,   say to the householder, 11 and tell the householder,
  `The Teacher says,   `The Teacher says,   `The Teacher says to you, 
  My time is at hand;        
      Where is my guest room,    Where is the guest room,
  I will keep the passover      where I am to eat the passover     where I am to eat the passover
  at your house        


with my disciples.'"  


with my disciples?'


with my disciples?'


And he will show you


And he will show you
      a large upper room furnished   a large upper room furnished;
      and ready;   there* make ready."
      there* prepare for us."    


And the disciples did


And the disciples set out   And they
      and went to the city,   went,
      and found it   and found it 
  as Jesus had directed them,   as he had told them;   as he had told them;
  and they prepared   and they prepared   and they prepared
  the passover.   the passover.   the passover.

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.
 [day]  Word in RSV but not Greek text.
 <say>  RSV wording revised to reflect Greek.
316  Sequence in synoptic outlines
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