Hyper-Synopsis     Parallel Texts in Matthew, Mark & Luke 

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   Matt       Mark    Luke 2
     41  Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year
      at the feast of the Passover.
    42 And when he was twelve years old,
      they went up according to custom;
    43 and when the feast was ended,
      as they were returning,
      the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem.
      His parents did not know it,
    44 but supposing him to be in the company
      they went a day's journey,
      and they sought him
      among their kinsfolk and acquaintances;
    45 and when they did not find him,
      they returned to Jerusalem,
      seeking him.
    46 After three days they found him in the temple,
      sitting among the teachers,
      listening to them and asking them questions;
    47 and all who heard him were amazed
      at his understanding and his answers.
    48 And when they saw him they were astonished;
      and his mother said to him,
      "Son, why have you treated us so?
      your father and I have been looking for you anxiously."
    49 And he said to them,
      "How is it that you sought me?
      Did you not know
      that I must be in my Father's house?"
    50 And they did not understand the saying
      which he spoke to them.
    51 And he went down with them
      and came to Nazareth,
      and was obedient to them;
      and his mother kept all these things in her heart.
    52 And Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature,
      and in favor with God and man.

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