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  The WISE  &  the  WICKED  
 308  Matt 24   Mark    202  Luke 12
      41 Peter said, "Lord,
        are you telling this parable 
        for us or for all?"
      42 And the Lord said, 
45 "Who then is the faithful      "Who then is the faithful
  and wise servant      and wise steward,
  whom his master has set      whom his master will set
  over his household,      over his household, 
  to give them their food     to give them their portion of <grain>
  at the proper time?     at the proper time?


Blessed is that servant  


Blessed is that servant
  whom his master     whom his master
  when he comes     when he comes
  will find so doing.     will find so doing.


<In truth,> I say to you,  


Truly, I say to you,
  he will set him     he will set him
  over all his possessions.      over all his possessions. 


But if that wicked servant says  


But if that servant says
  to himself,     to himself,
  'My master is delayed'     'My master is delayed
        in coming,'


and begins to beat     and begins to beat
  his fellow servants     the menservants 
        and the maidservants,
  and eats and drinks     and to eat and drink,
  with the drunken,     and get drunk,


the master of that servant  


the master of that servant
  will come on a day     will come on a day
  when he does not expect him,     when he does not expect him,
  and at an hour he does not know,     and at an hour he does not know,
  and will punish him,     and will punish him,
  and will put him     and will put him
  with the hypocrites;     with the unfaithful.


there men will weep       
  and gnash their teeth.      

Color Code
 Teal  Two texts use same vocabulary.
 Black   Words unique to a particular text.
   No parallel element in this gospel. 
 [done]  Word in RSV but not Greek text.
 <grain>  RSV wording revised to reflect Greek.
202  Sequence in synoptic outlines
  prior in Matt & Luke     context in Matt     context in Luke     next in Matt    next in Luke  

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