Hyper-Synopsis     Parallel Texts in Matthew, Mark & Luke 

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  Greek synopsis  


S48 Matt 6 Mark  225 Luke 16 Thom 47
           1  Jesus said:
            "A person cannot
            mount two horses
            or bend two bows.
24 No one can    13  No servant can    And a servant cannot
  serve two masters;     serve two masters;   serve two masters;
  for either he will     for either he will    
  hate the one     hate the one    
  and love the other,      and love the other,     
  or he will     or he will   or he will
  be devoted to the one     be devoted to the one   honor the one
  and despise the other.     and despise the other.   and despise the other.*
  You cannot serve God     You cannot serve God    
  and mammon."**     and mammon."**    

* Note: in the gospel of Thomas this couplet is followed by
the aphorism of the wineskins. 

** Note: Mammon is the Aramaic word for wealth.

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
 S48   Sequence in synoptic outlines
  prior in Matt     prior in Luke     context in Matt     context in Luke     next in Matt     next in Luke  

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