Hyper-Synopsis     Parallel Texts in Matthew, Mark & Luke 

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 20    JESUS  is TESTED  
Matt 4   Mark 1  Luke 4
1 Then Jesus 12 <And> immediately  1  <So> Jesus,
          full of the Holy Spirit,
          returned from the Jordan,
  was led up by the Spirit    the Spirit     and was led by the Spirit
      <drives> him out 2 for forty days *
  into the wilderness   into the wilderness.    
    13 And he was in the wilderness    in the wilderness,
      forty days,*    
  to be tempted by the devil.   tempted by Satan;   tempted by the devil.
2 And he fasted       And he ate nothing
          in those days;
  forty days* and forty nights,        
  and afterward       and when they were ended,
  he was hungry.       he was hungry.
      and he was with the wild beasts;    
      and the angels ministered to him.    

Color Code
 Blue  Three texts use same vocabulary.
 Teal  Two texts use same vocabulary.
 Black  Words unique to a particular text.
   No parallel text in this gospel.
*  Same wording, different order.
 <And>  RSV wording altered to reflect Greek
 20   Sequence in synoptic outlines
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