Hyper-Synopsis     Parallel Texts in Matthew, Mark & Luke 

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S62    KNOWN  by  FRUIT  
Matt 7     Mark   Luke 6
7* "You will know them    44  "For each tree is known
  by their fruits.     by its own fruit.
S66 ---      
20* "Thus you will know them       
  by their fruits."      

* Note: Matthew repeats this saying at the beginning & end of this cluster of sayings, Luke does not. Matthew also ascribes a more proverbial form of this botanical principle -- "For the tree is known by its fruit" -- to Jesus in another context [Matt 15:33].  Ignatius, bishop of Antioch at the beginning of the 2nd c. CE, uses the same formula -- "the tree is known by its fruits" [Ephes. 14:2] -- without identifying it as a saying of Jesus.

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
 S62   Sequence in synoptic outlines
 
 prior in Matt1   prior in Matt2   prior in Luke   context   next in Matt1 & Luke   next in Matt2 

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