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 14    JOHN CALLS for REPENTANCE  
Matt 3    Mark 1   Luke 3
7 But when he saw      
  many of the Pharisees      
  and Sadducees      
  coming for baptism,      
  he said to them,    7 He <would say> therefore
        to the multitudes
        that came out 
        to be baptized by him,
  "You brood of vipers!     "You brood of vipers!
  Who warned you to flee     Who warned you to flee
  from the wrath to come?     from the wrath to come?
8 Bear fruit     8  Bear fruits
  that befits repentance,     that befit repentance,
9 and do not presume      and do not begin
  to say to yourselves,     to say to yourselves,
  `We have Abraham as our father';     `We have Abraham as our father';
  for I tell you,     for I tell you,
  God is able from these stones     God is able from these stones
  to raise up children to Abraham.     to raise up children to Abraham.
10 Even now the axe is laid    9  Even now the axe is laid
   to the root of the trees;     to the root of the trees;
  every tree therefore      every tree therefore
  that does not bear good fruit      that does not bear good fruit
  is cut down     is cut down
  and thrown into the fire."     and thrown into the fire."

Color Code
 Teal  Two texts use same vocabulary.
 Black   Words unique to a particular text.
   No parallel element in this gospel.

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 RSV wording; not in Greek text.
 <all>  RSV wording altered to reflect Greek
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