Hyper-Synopsis     Parallel Texts in Matthew, Mark & Luke 

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  Greek synopsis  
 S1    The POOR  
Matt 5  Mark  Luke 6 Thom 54 *
2 And he opened his mouth    20  And he lifted up his eyes    
  and taught them,     on his disciples    
  saying:     and said:  1  Jesus said:
3 "Blessed are the poor     "Blessed are [you] poor   "Blessed are the poor
  in spirit          
  for theirs is the kingdom     for yours is the kingdom   for yours is the kingdom
  of heaven."     of God."   of heaven."

*Note: In Matt & Luke this is the first in a string of beatitudes.
In the gospel of Thomas it appears as an independent aphorism

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
[you] RSV wording; not in Greek text.
S1  Sequence in synoptic outlines
 
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