Hyper-Synopsis     Parallel Texts in Matthew, Mark & Luke 

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  LOVE   ENEMIES 
 S35 Matt 5   Mark   S29 Luke 6 ** Didache 1**
43 "You have heard that          
  it was said,        3  Now the teaching
  'You shall love your neighbor          
  and hate your enemy.'          
44 But I say to you,   27 "But I say to you that hear,   of these words is this:
  Love your enemies,*     Love your enemies,*    
        do good    
        to those who hate you,*    
      28 bless those who curse you,   Bless those who curse you
  and pray     pray    and pray 
            for your enemies,*
            and fast
  for those who persecute you     for those who abuse you.   for those who persecute you.
       S38 ---   ---
      35 But   But for your part,
        love your enemies,   love those who hate you,*
        do good,    
        and lend,    
        expecting nothing in return.    
            and you will have no enemy.

** Note: The rhetorical structure of this cluster in the Didache is closer to Luke 
than to Matthew.

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
 S35   Sequence in synoptic outlines
 
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