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New Testament

A majority of scholars think that the Gospel of Mark was independently used as a source by Matthew and Luke.

Synoptic Passages Subject Matter
Mk 1.2–8 Mt 3.1–6, 11–12 Lk 3.1–6, 16 John the Baptist
Mk 1.9–11 Mt 3.13–17 Lk 3.21–22 Baptism of Jesus
Mk 1.12–13 Mt 4.1–2, 11 Lk 4.1–2, 13 Temptation of Jesus
Mk 1.16–20 Mt 4.18–22 (Lk 5.1–11) Call of disciples
Mk 1.21–38 (Mt 7.28–29; 8.14–17) Lk 4.31–43 Teaching and healing by Jesus
Mk 1.40–45 Mt 8.1–4 Lk 5.12–16 Healing of a leper
Mk 2.1–22 Mt 9.1–17 Lk 5.17–39 Events in Jesus' ministry
Mk 2.23–3.30 Mt 12.1–37; 10.1–4 Lk 6.1–19; 11.14–23;
12.10; 6.43–45
Events in Jesus' ministry
Mk 3.31–4.25 Mt 12.46–50; 13.1–13, 18–23 Lk 8.4–21 Sayings of Jesus
Mk 4.30–34 Mt 13.31–32, 34–35 Lk 13.18–19 Sayings of Jesus
Mk 4.35–41 Mt 8.23–27 Lk 8.22–35 Stilling the storm
Mk 5.1–43 Mt 8.28–34; 9.18–26 Lk 8.26–56 Healings by Jesus
Mk 6.1–6 Mt 13.51–52 Rejection in Nazareth
Mk 6.7–14 Mt 10.1, 9–11; 14.1–2 Lk 9.1–9 Events in Jesus' ministry
Mk 6.17–29 Mt 14.3–12 Death of John the Baptist
Mk 6.30–44 Mt 14.13–21 Lk 9.10–17 Feeding of five thousand
Mk 6.45–8.10 Mt 14.22–15.39 Events In Jesus' ministry
Mk 8.11–21 Mt 16.1–12 (Lk 11.29; 12.1) Sayings of Jesus
Mk 8.27–9.48 Mt 16.13–17.23; 18.1–9 Lk 9.18–50; 17.1–2 Events In Jesus' ministry
Mk 12.28–31 Mt 22.34–40 Lk 10.25–38 Sayings of Jesus
Mk 10.1–12 Mt 19.1–12 On marriage
Mk 10.13–52 Mt 19.13–30; 20.17–34 Lk 18.15–43; 22.24–27 Sayings of Jesus
Mk 11.1–12.37 Mt 21.1–27, 33–46;
22.15–46
Lk 19.28–38, 45–48;
20.1–44; (10.25–28)
Jesus in Jerusalem
Mk 12.41–44 Lk 21.1–4 The poor widow
Mk 13.1–32 Mt 24.1–36 Lk 21.5–33 Sayings of Jesus about the end
Mk 14.1–15.47 Mt 26.1–27.2; 27.11–61 Lk 22.1–34, 39–71;
23.1–5, 18–55
Passion of Jesus
Mk 16.1–8 Mt 28.1–10 Lk 24.1–11 The empty tomb

A majority of scholars think that Matthew and Luke used a source that has not survived (known as "Q").

Synoptic Passages Subject Matter
Mt 3.7–10, 12 Lk 3.7–9, 17 John the Baptist's preaching
Mt 4.3–10 Lk 3.3–12 Temptation of Jesus
Mt 5.3–12 Lk 6.20–23 Beatitudes
Mt 5.13–16 Lk 14.34–35; 11.33 Sayings of Jesus
Mt 5.21–26 Lk 12.57–59 Sayings of Jesus
Mt 5.38–48 Lk 6.27–36 Sayings of Jesus
Mt 6.9–15 Lk 11.2–4 Lord's Prayer
Mt 6.19–7.27 Lk 12.33–36; 16.13; 12.22–31; 6.37–38,
41–42; ; 11.9–13; 6.31; 13.23–24; 6.43–49
Sayings of Jesus
Mt 8.5–15 Lk 7.1–10 Healing of a centurion's servant
Mt 8.18–22 Lk 9.57–60 Sayings of Jesus
Mt 10.26–39 Lk 12.2–9, 51–53; 14.26–27 Sayings of Jesus
Mt 11.2–19 Lk 7.18–35 On John the Baptist
Mt 11.20–27 Lk 10.13–15, 21–22 Sayings of Jesus
Mt 12.38–45 Lk 11.29–32; 11.24–26 Sayings of Jesus
Mt 13.16–17 Lk 10.23–24 Sayings of Jesus
Mt 13.33 Lk 13.20–21 Sayings of Jesus
Mt 18.10–14 Lk 15.3–7 Sayings of Jesus
Mt 22.1–4 Lk 14.16–22 Parable of the marriage feast
Mt 23.37-39 Lk 13.34–35 Lament over Jerusalem
Mt 24.37–51 Lk 17.26–35; 12.39–46 Sayings of Jesus about the end
Mt 25.14–30 Lk 19.12–27 Parable of the talents

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