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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Gospel of Luke

Chiastic Structure and Concentric Structure and Parallel of each pericope

[1]Dedication to Theophilus  (Luke 1:1-4)
 
  A(1:1)  1:1 to compile a narrative (1:1)   (διήγησιν)
    B(1:2)    1:2 ministers of the word (1:2)   (τοῦ λόγου)
  A'(1:3)  1:3 to write it down (1:3)   (γράψαι)
    B'(1:4)    1:4 the teachings you have received (1:4)   (λόγων)
 
   A: To write down. B: The words.

[2]The birth of John the Baptist foretold  (Luke 1:5-25)
 
  A(1:5-7)  1:7 Elizabeth was barren (1:7)   (Ἐλισάβετ)
    B(1:8-10)    People wait   (τοῦ λαοῦ)
      C(1:11-17)      Words of an angel   (ἄγγελος κυρίου)
        D(1:18)        Words of Zechariah
      C'(1:19-20)      Words of an angel   (ὁ ἄγγελος)
    B'(1:21-23)    People wait   (ὁ λαὸς)
  A'(1:24-25)  1:24 Elizabeth conceived (1:24)   (Ἐλισάβετ)
 
   A: Barren and conception of Elizabeth. B: The people wait. C: The words of the angel. D: The words of Zechariah.

[3]The birth of Jesus foretold  (Luke 1:26-38)
 
  A(1:26-28)  1:26 the angel Gabriel was sen (1:26)   (ἀπεστάλη)
    B(1:29)    1:29 But she was greatly troubled at what was said (1:29)   (τῷ λόγῳ)
      C(1:30-33)      Words of the angel   (εἶπεν ὁ ἄγγελος)
        D'(1:34)        Words of Mary
      C'(1:35-37)      Words of the angel   (ὁ ἄγγελος εἶπεν)
    B'(1:38a)    1:38 May it be done to me according to your word (1:38)   (τὸ ῥῆμά σου)
  A'(1:38b)  1:38 the angel departed from her. (1:38)   (ἀπῆλθεν)
 
   A: Appearance and leaving of the angel. B: The words. C: Words of the angel. D: The question of Mary.

[4]Mary visits Elizabeth  (Luke 1:39-45)
 
  A(1:39-41)  1:41 When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the infant leaped in her womb (1:41)"   (ἐσκίρτησεν τὸ βρέφος)
    B(1:42-43)    1:42 Most blessed are you among women (1:42)   (εὐλογημένη)
  A'(1:44)  1:44 the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the infant in my womb leaped for joy. (1:44)"   (ἐσκίρτησεν ἐν ἀγαλλιάσει τὸ βρέφος)
    B'(1:45)    1:45 Blessed are you who believed (1:45)   (μακαρία)
 
   A: The infant leaps in the womb. B: Blessed woman.

[5]Mary's song of praise  (Luke 1:46-56)
 
  A(1:46)  Mary   (Μαριάμ)
    B(1:47)    1:47 my spirit rejoices in God my savior. (1:47)   (τῷ σωτῆρίμου)
      C(1:48)      1:48 his handmaid's lowliness (1:48)   (τὴν ταπείωσιν)
        D(1:49-50)        1:50 His mercy is from age to age to those who fear him. (1:50)
      C'(1:51-53)      1:52 lifted up the lowly. (1:52)   (ταπεινούς)
    B'(1:54-55)    1:54 He has helped Israel his servant (1:54)   (ἀντελάβετο Ἰσραὴλ)
  A'(1:56)  Mary   (Μαριάμ)
 
   A: Mary. B: Salvation, help. C: Lowliness. D: The mercy.

[6]The birth of John the Baptist  (Luke 1:57-66)
 
  A(1:57-58)  1:58 Her neighbors and relatives heard that (1:58)   (οἱ περίοικοι)
    B(1:59)    Circumcision   (περιτεμεῖν)
      C(1:60)      1:60 No. He will be called John (1:60)   (Ἰωάννης)
        D(1:61-62)        1:62 what he wished him to be called (1:62)
      C'(1:63)      1:63 John is his name (1:63)   (Ἰωάννης)
    B'(1:64)    1:64 Immediately his mouth was opened (1:64)   (ἀν εῴχθη δὲ τὸ στόμα)
  A'(1:65-66)  1:65 Then fear came upon all their neighbors (1:65)   (τοὺς περιοικοῦντας)
 
   A: Responses of neighbors. B: Something is opened. C: The name of John. D: Naming.

[7]Zachariah's prophecy  (Luke 1:67-80)
 
  A(1:67)  1:67 filled with the holy Spirit (1:67)   (πνεύματος)
    B(1:68-69)    1:68 he has visited and brought redemption to his people.(1:68)   (λύτρωσιν)
      C(1:70)      1:70 his holy prophets (1:70)   (προφητῶν)
        D(1:71)        1:71 salvation from our enemies (1:71)   (ἐχθρῶν)
          E(1:72)          1:72 to show mercy to our fathers and to be mindful of his holy covenant (1:72)   (τῶν πατέρων ἡμῶν)
          E'(1:73)          1:73 the oath he swore to Abraham (1:73)   (τὸν πατέρα ἡμῶν)
        D'(1:74-75)        1:74 rescued from the hand of enemies (1:74)   (ἐχθρῶν)
      C'(1:76-77)      1:76 prophet of the Most High (1:76)   (προφήτης)
    B'(1:78-79)    1:79 to shine on those who sit in darkness and death's shadow (1:79)   (ἐπιφᾶναι)
  A'(1:80)  1:80 The child grew and became strong in spirit (1:80)   (πνεύματι)
 
   A: Spirit. B: Salvation for the suffering people. C: The prophets. D: Salvation from enemies. E: The covenant with the ancestors.

[8]The birth of Jesus  (Luke 2:1-21)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@2)
 
  A(2:1-3)  The first registration while Quirinius   (ἀπογράφεσθαι)
    B(2:4-7)    2:7 laid him in a manger (2:7)   (φάτνῃ)
      C(2:8)      2:8 shepherds living in the fields (2:8)   (ποιμένες)
        D(2:9)        2:9 The angel of the Lord appeared to them (2:9)   (ἄγγελος κυρίου)
          E(2:10)          2:10 I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. (2:10)   (εὐαγγελίζομαι)
            F(2:11)            2:11 a savior has been born (2:11)
          E'(2:12)          2:12 And this will be a sign for you (2:12)   (σημεῖον)
        D'(2:13-14)        2:13 there was a multitude of the heavenly host with the angel (2:13)   (ἀγγέλῳ)
      C'(2:15)      2:15 Let us go now to Bethlehem (2:15)   (ποιμένες)
    B'(2:16-20)    2:16 the infant lying in the manger. (2:16)   (φάτνῃ)
  A'(2:21)  2:21 he was named Jesus (2:21)   (ἐκλήθη τὸ ὄνομα)
 
   A: About names. B: The infant lying in the manger. C: The shepherds. D: The angel of the Lord. E: Announcing. F: The birth of the savior.

[9]Jesus is presented in the temple  (Luke 2:22-40)
 
  A(2:22-24)  2:24 in accordance with the dictate in the law of the Lord. (2:24)   (τῷ νόμῳ κυρίου)
    B(2:25-27)    2:27 Simeon came into the temple (2:27)   (ἦλθεν)
      C(2:28-32)      Blessing by Simeon   (εὐλόγησεν)
        D(2:33)        2:33 The child's father and mother were amazed (2:33)
      C'(2:34-35)      Blessing by Simeon   (εὐλόγησεν)
    B'(2:36-38)    2:37 coming forward (2:38)   (ἐπιστᾶσα)
  A'(2:39-40)  2:39all the prescriptions of the law of the Lord (2:39)   (τὸν νόμον κυρίου)
 
   A: The law of the Lord. B: Encounter with Simeon and Anna. C: Blessing by Simeon. D: The surprised parents.

[10]The boy Jesus in the temple  (Luke 2:41-52)
 
  A(2:41-42)  2:41 his parents went to Jerusalem (2:41)   (ἐπορεύοντο)
    B(2:43)    2:43 his parents did not know it. (2:43)   (οὐκ ἔγνωσαν)
      C(2:44-45)      2:45 they returned to Jerusalem to look for him. (2:45)   (ἀναζητοῦντες)
        D(2:46-47)        2:46 After three days they found him in the temple (2:46)
      C'(2:48-49)      2:48 Your father and I have been looking for you with great anxiety. (2:48)   (ἐζητοῦμέν)
    B'(2:50)    2:50 But they did not understand what he said to them. (2:50)   (οὐ συνῆκαν)
  A'(2:51-52)  2:51 He went down with them and came to Nazareth (2:51)   (κατέβη)
 
   A: Round-trip journey to Jerusalem. B: The parents don't know. C: The parents search Jesus. D: Jesus is found in the temple on the third day.

[11]The proclamation of John the Baptist  (Luke 3:1-20)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@7   Mark@1   Mark@2   John@2)
 
  A(3:1-3)  3:1Herod was tetrarch of Galile (3:1)   (Ἡρῴδου)
    B(3:4-6)    3:4 A voice of one crying out in the desert (3:4)   (φωνὴ βοῶντος)
      C(3:7-9)      3:9 every tree that does not produce good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire. (3:9)   (εἰς πῦρ βάλλεται)
        D1(3:10-11)        The crowds
        D2(3:12-13)        Tax collectors
        D3(3:14)        Soldiers
      C'(3:15-17)      3:17 the chaff he will burn with unquenchable fire (3:17)   (κατακαύσει πυρὶ)
    B'(3:18)    3:18 he preached good news to the people. (3:18)   (παρακαλῶν εὐηγγελίζετο)
  A'(3:19-20)  3:19 Herod the ruler, who had been rebuked by him (3:19)"   (Ἡρῴδης)
 
   A: Herod. B: The telling voice. C: Being burned. D: Conversion of the people.

[12]The baptism of Jesus  (Luke 3:21-22)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@8   Mark@3)
 
  A(3:21a)  Baptism
    B(3:21b)    3:21 heaven was opened (3:21)   (τὸν οὐρανὸν)
  A'(3:22a)  The Holy Spirit
    B'(3:22b)    3:22 a voice came from heaven (3:22)   (οὐρανοῦ)
 
   A: Baptism and The Holy Spirit (it may signify the confirmation). B: The heaven.

[13]The ancestors of Jesus  (Luke 3:23-38)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@1)
 
 
   Genealogy of Jesus

[14]The temptation of Jesus  (Luke 4:1-15)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@9   Matthew@10   Mark@3   Mark@4)
 
  A(4:1)  4:1 Filled with the holy Spirit (4:1)   (πνεύματος ἁγίου)
    B(4:2-3)    4:2 for forty days, to be tempted by the devil (4:2)"   (πειραζόμενος)
      C(4:4)      4:4 One does not live by bread alone. (4:4)
        D(4:5-7)        Devil's temptation
          E(4:8)          4:8 You shall worship the Lord, your God, and him alone shall you serve. (4:8)
        D'(4:9-11)        Devil's temptation
      C'(4:12)      4:12 You shall not put the Lord, your God, to the test. (4:12)
    B'(4:13)    4:13 When the devil had finished every temptation (4:13)   (πειρασμὸν)
  A'(4:14-15)  4:14 Then Jesus, filled with the power of the Spirit (4:14)"   (τοῦ πνεύματος)
 
   A: Filled with the holy Spirit. B: Temptation of the devil. C: Citations of the Old Testament. D: Temptation of the devil. E: That You shall worship the Lord and serve the Lord.

[15]The rejection of Jesus at Nazareth  (Luke 4:16-30)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@68   Mark@23)
 
  A(4:16)  4:16 He came to Nazareth (4:16)   (ἦλθεν)
    B(4:17-19)    Prophecy of Isaiah   (προφήτου)
      C(4:20)      4:20 the eyes of all in the synagogue looked intently at him. (4:20)   (ἀτενίζοντες αὐτῷ)
        D(4:21)        4:21 Today this scripture passage is fulfilled in your hearing. (4:21)
      C'(4:22)      4:22 all spoke highly of him (4:22)   (ἐμαρτύρουν αὐτῷ)
    B'(4:23-27)    Prophet Elijah and Elisha   (προφήτης)
  A'(4:28-30)  4:30 But he passed through the midst of them and went away. (4:30)   (διελθὼν)
 
   A: Appearance and leaving of Jesus. B: Prophet. C: Attention of the people towards Jesus. D: The fulfillment of the words of the Bible.

[16]Jesus drives out an evil spirit  (Luke 4:31-44)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@36   Mark@6   Mark@7)
 
  A(4:31-32)  4:31 He taught them (4:31)   (διδάσκων)
    B(4:33-37)    4:34 I know who you are--the Holy One of God! (4:34)   (ὁ ἅγιος τοῦ θεοῦ)
      C'(4:38-39)      4:39 He stood over her, rebuked the fever, and it left her (4:39)
    B'(4:40-41)    4:41 You are the Son of God (4:41)   (ὁ υἱὸς τοῦ θεοῦ)
  A'(4:42-44)  4:44 he was preaching (4:44)   (κηρύσσων)
 
   A: Mission of Jesus. B: Who is Jesus. C: Healing by Jesus.

[17]Jesus calls the first disciples  (Luke 5:1-11)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@11   Mark@5)
 
  A(5:1-3)  5:3 the boats, the one belonging to Simon (5:3)"   (πλοίων)
    B(5:4)    Words of Jesus
      C(5:5)      Words of Simon
        D(5:6)        5:6 they caught a great number of fish (5:6)   (ἰχθύων πολυ)
          E(5:7a)          5:7 They signaled to their partners in the other boat to come to help them. (5:7)
        D'(5:7b)        5:7 They came and filled both boats (5:7)   (ἔπλησαν)
      C'(5:8-10)      Words of Simon
    B'(5:10b)    Words of Jesus
  A'(5:11)  5:11 When they brought their boats to the shore, they left everything and followed him.(5:11)"   (πλοῖα)
 
   A: The boats. B: Words of Jesus. C: Words of Simon. D: Filled with fishes. E: The request to help.

[18]Jesus cleanses a leper  (Luke 5:12-16)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@34   Mark@8)
 
  A(5:12)  5:12 he fell prostrate (5:12)   (ἐδεήθη)
    B(5:13)    5:13 the leprosy left him (5:13)   (ἡ λέπρα ἀπῆλθεν)
      C(5:14)      5:14 Go, show yourself to the priest and offer for your cleansing what Moses prescribed (5:14)
    B'(5:15)    5:15 to be cured of their ailments (5:15)   (θεραπεύεσθαι)
  A'(5:16)  5:16 to pray (5:16)   (προσευχόμενος)
 
   A: Wish and prayer. B: Healing of diseases. C: The command of Jesus.

[19]Jesus heals a paralytic  (Luke 5:17-26)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@40   Mark@9)
 
  A(5:17)  5:17 who had come from every village of Galilee and Judea and Jerusalem (5:17)
    B(5:18-19)    5:18 some men brought on a stretcher a man who was paralyzed (5:18)   (φέροντες ἐπὶ κλίνης)
      C(5:20)      5:20 your sins are forgiven. (5:20)   (ἀφεωνταί σοι αἱ ἁμαρτίαι σου)
        D(5:21)        5:21 Who but God alone can forgive sins?(5:21)
      C'(5:22-24a)      5:23 Your sins are forgiven (5:23)   (ἀφεωνταί σοι αἱ ἁμαρτίαι σου)
    B'(5:24b-25)    5:24 rise, pick up your stretcher, and go home. (5:24)"   (ἄρας τὸ κλινίδιόν)
  A'(5:26)  5:26 Then astonishment seized them all and they glorified God (5:26)
 
   A: Behaviors of the people. B: Contrast of sleeping on the stretcher and picking up the stretcher. C: Your sins are forgiven. D: The question who but God alone can forgive sins.

[20]Jesus calls Levi  (Luke 5:27-32)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@41   Mark@10)
 
  A(5:27-28)  5:27 Follow me (5:27)   (ἀκολούθει μοι)
    B(5:29)    5:29 a large crowd of tax collectors and others were at table with them. (5:29)   (πολὺς τελωνῶν)
    B'(5:30)    5:30 Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners? (5:30)   (τῶν τελωνῶν)
  A'(5:31-32)  5:32 to call the righteous to repentance but sinners (5:32)   (καλέσαι)
 
   A: Calling for the sinners. B: Eating with the tax collectors.

[21]The question about fasting  (Luke 5:33-35)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@42   Mark@11)
 
  A(5:33a)  5:33 The disciples of John fast often (5:33)   (νηστεύουσιν)
    B(5:33b)    5:33 but yours eat and drink. (5:33)
    B'(5:34)    5:34 Can you make the wedding guests fast? (5:34)
  A'(5:35)  5:35 they will fast in those days. (5:35)   (νηστεύσουσιν)
 
   A: The people who fast. B: The people who don't fast.

[22]The parables of wine and cloak  (Luke 5:36-39)
 
(Related pericope:    Mark@11)
 
  A(5:36-37)  New one and old one   (καινοῦ, παλαιόν)
    B(5:38)    5:38 Rather, new wine must be poured into fresh wineskins. (5:38)
  A'(5:39)  Old one and new one   (παλαιὸν, νέον)
 
   A: Old one and new one. B: New one is in new container.

[23]The question about the Sabbath  (Luke 6:1-5)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@56   Mark@12)
 
  A(6:1)  6:1 picking the heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands, and eating them.(6:1)"   (ἤσθιον)
    B(6:2)    6:2 Why are you doing what is unlawful on the sabbath? (6:2)   (τοῖς σάββασιν)
  A'(6:3-4)  6:4 took the bread of offering, ate of it (6:4)"   (φαγεῖν)
    B'(6:5)    6:5 The Son of Man is lord of the sabbath. (6:5)   (τοῦ σαββάτου)
 
   A: Eating on sabbath. B: Validity about sabbath.

[24]The man with a withered hand  (Luke 6:6-11)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@57   Mark@13)
 
  A(6:6-7)  6:7 they might discover a reason to accuse him (6:7)
    B(6:8)    Words of Jesus towards the man
      C(6:9)      6:9 is it lawful to do good on the sabbath rather than to do evil (6:9)
    B'(6:10)    Words of Jesus towards the man
  A'(6:11)  6:11 discussed together what they might do to Jesus (6:11)
 
   A: The plots against Jesus. B: Words of Jesus towards the man. C: What is lawful on the sabbath.

[25]Jesus choose the twelve apostles  (Luke 6:12-19)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@12   Matthew@47   Mark@15)
 
  A(6:12)  6:12 he departed to the mountain to pray (6:12)
    B(6:13-16)    List of the twelve
  A'(6:17a)  6:17 he came down with them (6:17)
    B'(6:17b-19)    6:17 A great crowd of his disciples and a large number of the people (6:17)
 
   A: Going to mountain and coming down. B: The disciples and the crowds.

[26]Blessings and woes  (Luke 6:20-26)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@13)
 
  A(6:20)  Poor
    B(6:21a)    Hungry
      C(6:21b)      Weeping
        D(6:22-23)        Being hated
  A'(6:24)  Rich
    B'(6:25a)    Full
      C'(6:25b)      Laughing
        D'(6:26)        Being speak well
 
   A: Rich and poor. B: Satiety and hunger. C: Crying and laughing. D: Hatred and praise.

[27]Love for enemies  (Luke 6:27-36)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@19   Matthew@20)
 
  A(6:27-31)  6:31 Do to others as you would have them do to you. (6:31)   (ποιεῖτε αὐτοῖς)
    B1(6:32)    6:32 those who love you (6:32)   (ἀγαπᾶτε)
    B2(6:33)    6:33 those who do good to you (6:33)   (ἀγαθοποιῆτε)
    B3(6:34)    6:34 those from whom you expect repayment (6:34)   (δανίσητε)
  A'(6:35-36)  6:35 lend expecting nothing back (6:35)   (ἀγαθοποιεῖτε)
 
   A: Do for others. B: Others do for you.

[28]Judging others  (Luke 6:37-38)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@28)
 
  A1(6:37a)  Don't judge   (κρίνετε)
    B1(6:37b)    Not being judged   (κριθῆτε)
  A2(6:37c)  Don't condemn   (καταδικάζετε)
    B2(6:37d)    Not being condemned   (καταδικασθῆτε)
  A3(6:37e)  Forgive   (ἀπολύτε)
    B3(6:37f)    Being forgiven   (ἀπολυθήσεσθε)
  A4(6:38a)  Give   (δίδοτε)
    B4(6:38b)    Being given   (δοθήσεται)
 
   A: Active voice, imperative form. B: Passive voice.

[29]The disciple and the teacher  (Luke 6:39-40)
 
  A(6:39a)  Two blind persons
    B(6:39b)    Falling into a pit
  A'(6:40a)  A disciple and a teacher
    B'(6:40b)    Being like one's teacher
 
   A: Contrast of similar two persons and hierarchical two persons. B: Contrast of a failure and a growth.

[30]The splinter in your brother's eye  (Luke 6:41-42)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@28)
 
  A(6:41)  The splinter and the wooden beam   (κάρφος, δοκὸν)
    B(6:42a)    6:42 let me remove that splinter in your eye (6:42)
  A'(6:42b)  The splinter and the wooden beam   (κάρφος, δοκὸν)
 
   A: The splinter in your brother's eye and the wooden beam in your own eye. B: Pointing out the splinter in your brother's eye.

[31]A tree and its fruits  (Luke 6:43-45)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@31   Matthew@60)
 
  A(6:43)  Bad fruits and good fruits   (καλὸν, σαπρὸν)
    B(6:44)    6:44 For every tree is known by its own fruit (6:44)   (καρποῦ)
  A'(6:45a)  Good things and bad things   (ἀγαθὸς, πονηρὸς)
    B'(6:45b)    6:45 for from the fullness of the heart the mouth speaks. (6:45)   (στόμα)
 
   A: Good and Bad. B: Outputs.

[32]The two foundations  (Luke 6:46-49)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@33)
 
P(6:46-47)6:46 not do what I command? (6:46)
  A(6:48a)  6:48 building a house, who dug deeply and laid the foundation on rock (6:48)"   (θεμέλιον)
    B(6:48b)    6:48 could not shake (6:48)   (οὐκ ἴσχυσεν σαλεῦσαι)
  A'(6:49a)  6:49 built a house on the ground without a foundation (6:49)   (θεμελίου)
    B'(6:49b)    6:49 completely destroyed (6:49)   (συνέπεσεν)
 
   A: Contrast of the house which has a foundation and the house which doesn't have a foundation. B: Contrast of not shaken house and destroyed house.

[33]Jesus heals a centurion's servant  (Luke 7:1-10)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@35   John@14)
 
  A(7:1-3)  7:2 a slave who was ill and about to die (7:2)   (τινος δοῦλος κακῶς ἔχων)
    B(7:4-5)    7:4 He deserves to have you do this for him (7:4)   (τὸ ἔθνος ἡμῶν)
      C(7:6-7)      7:7 say the word (7:7)   (εἰπὲ λόγω)
      C'(7:8)      7:8 I say to one, 'Go,' and he goes (7:8)"   (λέγω)
    B'(7:9)    7:9 not even in Israel have I found such faith. (7:9)   (Ἰσραὴλ)
  A'(7:10)  7:10 the slave in good health (7:10)   (τὸν δοῦλον ὑγιαίνοντα)
 
   A: Physical condition of the slave. B: Faith and Israel. C: Command by a word.

[34]Jesus raises the widow's son at Nain  (Luke 7:11-17)
 
  A(7:11)  7:11 his disciples and a large crowd accompanied him.(7:11)   (ὄχλος πολύς)
    B(7:12)    7:12 a man who had died was being carried out (7:12)   (τεθνηκὼς)
      C(7:13)      7:13Do not weep. (7:13)   (εἶπεν)
        D(7:14a)        7:14 He touched the coffin (7:14)
      C'(7:14b)      7:14 Young man, I tell you, arise! (7:14)"   (εἶπεν)
    B'(7:15)    7:15 The dead man sat up and began to speak (7:15)   (εκρὸς)
  A'(7:16-17)  7:17 This report about him spread through the whole of Judea and in all the surrounding region. (7:17)   (πάσῃ τῇ περιχώρῳ)
 
   A: Many people. B: Death and resurrection. C: Words of Jesus. D: Touching.

[35]Messengers from John the Baptist  (Luke 7:18-23)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@53)
 
  A(7:18)  7:18 The disciples of John told him (7:18)   (ἀπήγγειλαν)
    B(7:19)    7:19 Are you the one who is to come (7:19)   (σὺ εἶ ὁ ἐρχόμενος)
    B'(7:20)    7:20 Are you the one who is to come (7:20)   (σὺ εἶ ὁ ἐρχόμενος)
  A'(7:21-23)  7:22 Go and tell John (7:22)   (ἀπαγγείλατε)
 
   A: Telling to John. B: Is Jesus the one who is to come.

[36]No one is greater than John  (Luke 7:24-28)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@53)
 
  A(7:24-26)  7:26 I tell you, and more than a prophet. (7:26)"   (περισσότερον)
    B(7:27)    Citation of the Old Testamant
  A'(7:28)  7:28 I tell you, among those born of women, no one is greater than John (7:28)"   (μείζων)
 
   A: The greater one. B: Citation of the Old Testamant

[37]The people of this generation  (Luke 7:29-35)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@53)
 
  A(7:29-30)  7:29 acknowledged the righteousness of God; (7:29)   (ἐδικαίωσαν)
    B(7:31-32)    7:32 We played the flute for you, but you did not dance. We sang a dirge, but you did not weep. (7:32)
    B'(7:33-34)    7:34 Look, he is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners. (7:34)
  A'(7:35)  7:35 wisdom is vindicated by all her children. (7:35)   (ἐδικαιώθη)
 
   A: Acknowledging the righteousness. B: Words of discontent.

[38]A sinful woman forgiven  (Luke 7:36-50)
 
  A(7:36-38)  7:38 she wiped them with her hair, kissed them, and anointed them with the ointment. (7:38)"   (ἤλειφεν τῷ μύρῳ)
    B(7:39)    7:39 If this man were a prophet, he would know who and what sort of woman this is who is touching him (7:39)"   (ἑαυτῷ λέγων)
      C(7:40-43)      7:42 Which of them will love him more? (7:42)   (ἀγαπήσει)
  A'(7:44-48)  7:46 she anointed my feet with ointment. (7:46)   (μύρῳ ἤλειψεν)
    B'(7:49)    7:49 Who is this who even forgives sins? (7:49)   (λέγειν ἐν ἑαυτοῖς)
      C'(7:50)      7:50 Your faith has saved you (7:50)   (πίστις)
 
   A: Anointment of ointment. B: Questions towards Jesus. C: Love and Faith towards God.

[39]Some woman accompany Jesus  (Luke 8:1-3)
 
  A(8:1a)  8:1 preaching and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God (8:1)   (κηρύσσων)
    B(8:1b)    The twelve
    B'(8:2-3a)    Women disciples
  A'(8:3b)  8:3 who provided for them out of their resources. (8:3)   (διηκόνουν)
 
   A: Ministry and Service. B: Male and Female disciples.

[40]The parable of the sower  (Luke 8:4-8)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@63   Mark@18)
 
  A(8:4)  8:4 he spoke in a parable (8:4)
    B1(8:5)    8:5 fell on the path (8:5)   (ἕπεσεν)
    B2(8:6)    8:6fell on rocky ground (8:6)   (κατέπεσεν)
    B3(8:7)    8:7fell among thorns (8:7)   (ἕπεσεν)
    B4(8:8a)    8:8 fell on good soil (8:8)   (ἕπεσεν)
  A'(8:8b)  8:8Whoever has ears to hear ought to hear. (8:8)
 
   A: Parable and interpretation. B: The place where the seed falls.

[41]They may look but not see  (Luke 8:9-10)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@64   Mark@18)
 
  A(8:9)  8:9 what the meaning of this parable might be. (8:9)   (παραβολή)
    B(8:10a)    8:10 Knowledge of the mysteries of the kingdom of God (8:10)   (γνῶναι)
  A'(8:10b)  8:10 parables (8:10)   (παραβολαῖς)
    B'(8:10c)    8:10 not understand. (8:10)   (νὴ συνιῶσιν)
 
   A: A parable. B: Contrast of understanding and not understanding.

[42]Meaning of the parable of the sower  (Luke 8:11-15)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@64   Mark@18)
 
P(8:11)8:11 The seed is the word of God.(8:11)
  A1(8:12)  8:12 Those on the path (8:12)   (οἱ δὲ παρὰ τὴν ὁδόν)
  A2(8:13)  8:13 Those on rocky ground (8:13)   (οἱ δὲ ἐπι τῆς πέτρας)
  A3(8:14)  8:14 the seed that fell among thorns (8:14)   (τὸ δὲ εἰς τὰς ἀκάνθας)
  A4(8:15)  8:15 the seed that fell on rich soil (8:15)   (τὸ δὲ ἐν τῇ καλῇ)
 
   A: The place where the seed falls.

[43]A lamp under a jar  (Luke 8:16-18)
 
(Related pericope:    Mark@19)
 
  A(8:16)  8:16 those who enter may see the light (8:16)   (βλέπωσιν)
    B(8:17a)    Hidden    (κρυπτὸν)
    B'(8:17b)    Secret   (ἀποκρυφον)
  A'(8:18)  8:18 Take care, then, how you hear (8:18)"   (βλέπετε)
 
   A: See (Take care). B: Secret.

[44]The true kindred of Jesus  (Luke 8:19-21)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@62   Mark@17)
 
P(8:19)8:19 Then his mother and his brothers came to him (8:19)
  A(8:20a)  8:20 Your mother and your brothers (8:20)   (ἡ μήτηρ σου καὶ οἱ ἀδελφοί σου)
    B(8:20b)    8:20 they wish to see you (8:20)   (ἱδεῖν)
  A'(8:21a)  8:21 My mother and my brothers (8:21)   (μήτερ μου καὶ ἀδελφοί μου)
    B'(8:21b)    8:21 those who hear the word of God (8:21)   (ἀκούοντες)
 
   A: Mother and Brothers. B: Contrast of wishing to see and hearing for acting

[45]Jesus calms a storm  (Luke 8:22-25)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@38   Mark@20)
 
  A(8:22)  Words of Jesus
    B(8:23-24)    8:24 rebuked the wind and the waves, and they subsided and there was a calm (8:24)"   (ἀνέμου)
  A'(8:25)  Words of Jesus
    B'(8:25b)    8:25 who commands even the winds and the sea, and they obey him (8:25)"   (ἀνέμοις)
 
   A: Words of Jesus. B: Calming the wind and the waves.

[46]Jesus heals the Gerasene demoniac  (Luke 8:26-39)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@39   Mark@21)
 
  A(8:26-30)  8:27 he had not worn clothes (8:27)   (ἱμάτιον)
    B(8:31-32)    8:31 they pleaded with him not to order them to depart to the abyss. (8:31)   (παρεκάλουν)
      C(8:33-34)      8:34 they ran away and reported the incident in the town and throughout the countryside. (8:34)   (ἀπήγγειλαν)
  A'(8:35-36)  8:35 He was clothed and in his right mind (8:35)   (ἱματισμένον)
    B'(8:37)    8:37 the region of the Gerasenes asked Jesus to leave them (8:37)   (ἠρώτησεν)
      C'(8:38-39)      8:39 The man went off and proclaimed throughout the whole town (8:39)   (κηρύσσων)
 
   A: Possessed by demons and right mind. B: Wishes to Jesus. C: Spreading the story.

[47]A woman healed  (Luke 8:40-48)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@43   Mark@22)
 
  A(8:40-42)  8:41 He fell at the feet of Jesus and begged him to come to his house, (8:41)"   (παρεκάλει)
    B(8:43-44)    8:44 touched the tassel on his cloak. Immediately her bleeding stopped. (8:44)   (ἥψατο)
      C(8:45a)      8:45 Who touched me? (8:45)   (τίς ὁ ἁψάμενός μου)
        D(8:45b)        8:45 the crowds are pushing and pressing in upon you (8:45)
      C'(8:46)      8:46 Someone has touched me (8:46)   (ἥψατό μού τις)
    B'(8:47)    8:47 why she had touched him and how she had been healed (8:47)   (ἥψατο)
  A'(8:48)  8:48 Daughter, your faith has saved you; go in peace. (8:48)"   (πίστις)
 
   A: Faith. B: Touching to Jesus and Being healed. C: Question of Jesus. D: The crowds are pushing Jesus.

[48]A girl restored to life   (Luke 8:49-56)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@43   Mark@22)
 
  A(8:49)  8:49Your daughter is dead (8:49)   (τέθνηκεν)
    B(8:50)    Words of Jesus
      C(8:51-52a)      8:52 All were weeping and mourning for her (8:52)   (ἔκλαιον)
        D(8:52b)        8:52 she is not dead, but sleeping.(8:52)
      C'(8:53)      8:53 they ridiculed him (8:53)   (κατεγέλων)
    B'(8:54)    Words of Jesus
  A'(8:55-56)  8:55 Her breath returned and she immediately arose. (8:55)   (ἀνέστη)
 
   A: Death and resurrection of the girl. B: Words of Jesus. C: Contrast of weeping and laughing. D: She is not dead.

[49]The mission of the twelve  (Luke 9:1-6)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@47   Matthew@48   Mark@24)
 
  A(9:1-2)  The twelve   (θεραπεύειν)
    B(9:3-5)    Words of Jesus
  A'(9:6)  The twelve   (θεραπεύοντες)
 
   A: The missions and healing of the twelve. B: Words of Jesus.

[50]Herod's perplexity  (Luke 9:7-9)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@69   Mark@25)
 
  A(9:7a)  9:7 Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was happening, and he was greatly perplexed (9:7)"   (Ἡρῴδης)
    B(9:7b)    9:7 John has been raised from the dead (9:7)   (ἠγέρθη)
      C(9:8a)      9:8 Elijah has appeared (9:8)
    B'(9:8b)    9:8One of the ancient prophets has arisen. (9:8)   (ἀνέστη)
  A'(9:9)  9:9 But Herod said (9:9)   (Ἡρῴδης)
 
   A: Herod. B: Resurrection. C: Elijah.

[51]Feeding the five thousand  (Luke 9:10-17)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@70   Mark@26   John@18)
 
  A(9:10-11)  9:11 spoke to them about the kingdom of God (9:11)   (τῆς βασιλείας τοῦ θεου)
    B(9:12)    9:12 the Twelve approached him and said (9:12)
      C(9:13a)      Words of Jesus   (δότε)
        D(9:13b-14a)        9:13 Five loaves and two fish are all we have (9:13)
      C'(9:14b)      Words of Jesus   (κατακλίνατε)
    B'(9:15)    9:15 They did so and made them all sit down. (9:15)
  A'(9:16-17)  9:16 looking up to heaven (9:16)   (τὸν οὐρανὸν)
 
   A: The kingdom of God and the heaven. B: Disciples' behaviors. C: Commands of Jesus. D: Five loaves and two fish.

[52]Peter's declaration about Jesus  (Luke 9:18-20)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@79   Mark@35)
 
  A(9:18)  Question of Jesus   (τίνα με λέγουσιν)
    B(9:19)    Answer of disciples   (ἀποκριθέντες εἶπαν)
  A'(9:20a)  Question of Jesus   (τίνα με λέγετε)
    B'(9:20b)    Answer of disciples   (ἀποκριθεὶς εἶπεν)
 
   A: Question of Jesus. B: Answer of disciples.

[53]Jesus fortells his death and resurrection  (Luke 9:21-22)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@80   Mark@36)
 
 
   Prophecy of death and resurrection

[54]The nature of discipleship  (Luke 9:23-27)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@81   Mark@37   Mark@38)
 
  A(9:23)  9:23 he must deny himself (9:23)   (ἑαυτὸν)
    B(9:24)    9:24 whoever wishes to save his life (9:24)   (ὃς γὰρ ἂν)
  A'(9:25)  9:25 lose or forfeit himself (9:25)   (ἑαυτὸν)
    B'(9:26-27)    9:26 Whoever is ashamed of me and of my words (9:26)   (ὃς γὰρ ἂν)
 
   A: Oneself. B: Whoever.

[55]The transfiguration  (Luke 9:28-36)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@82   Mark@39)
 
  A(9:28)  9:28 Peter, John, and James (9:28)"   (Πέτρον)
    B(9:29)    9:29 his clothing became dazzling white. (9:29)   (λευκὸς)
      C(9:30-31)      9:30 two men were conversing with him (9:30)   (ἔλεγον)
        D(9:32)        9:32 the two men standing with him (9:32)   (δύο)
  A'(9:33)  9:33 Peter said to Jesus (9:33)   (Πέτρος)
    B'(9:34)    9:34 a cloud came and cast a shadow over them (9:34)   (νεφέλη)
      C'(9:35)      9:35 came a voice that said (9:35)   (λέγουσα)
        D'(9:36)        9:36 Jesus was found alone (9:36)   (μὸνος)
 
   A: Peter. B: Covered by white. C: Spoken words. D: Person who is with Jesus.

[56]Jesus heals a boy with a demon  (Luke 9:37-42)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@84   Mark@40)
 
  A(9:37-38)  9:38 I beg you, look at my son (9:38)"   (τὸν υἱόν μου)
    B(9:39-40)    9:39 For a spirit seizes him and he suddenly screams and it convulses (9:39)   (πνεῦμα)
      C(9:41)      9:41 O faithless and perverse generation (9:41)
    B'(9:42a)    9:42 the demon threw him to the ground in a convulsion (9:42)   (δαιμόνιον)
  A'(9:42b)  9:42 Jesus healed the boy, and returned him to his father. (9:42)"   (τὸν παῖδα)
 
   A: Healing of the child. B: The demon. C: Faithless generation.

[57]Jesus again fortells his death  (Luke 9:43-45)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@85   Mark@41)
 
  A(9:43)  9:43 he said to his disciples, (9:43)"   (ἐξεπλήσοντο)
    B(9:44)    9:44 The Son of Man is to be handed over to men. (9:44)
  A'(9:45)  9:45 But they did not understand this saying (9:45)   (ἠγνόουν)
 
   A: Lack of understanding of disciples. B: Prophecy of the suffering.

[58]Ambition and Jealousy Rebuked  (Luke 9:46-50)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@87   Mark@42)
 
  A(9:46)  Discussion of disciples
    B(9:47-48)    Words of Jesus
  A'(9:49)  Words of John
    B'(9:50)    Words of Jesus
 
   A: Words of the disciples. B: Words of Jesus.

[59]A Samaritan village reguses to receive Jesus  (Luke 9:51-56)
 
  A(9:51)  9:51 he resolutely determined to journey to Jerusalem,(9:51)"   (Ἰερουσαλήμ)
    B(9:52a)    9:52 he sent messengers ahead of him (9:52)   (ἀγγέλους)
      C(9:52b)      9:52 they entered a Samaritan village (9:52)   (κώμην)
  A'(9:53)  9:53 the destination of his journey was Jerusalem. (9:53)   (Ἰερουσαλήμ)
    B'(9:54)    9:54 the disciples James and John (9:54)   (μαθηταὶ)
      C'(9:55-56)      9:56 they journeyed to another village. (9:56)   (κώμην)
 
   A: Going to Jerusalem. B: Behaviors of the disciples. C: Entering into a village.

[60]Would-be followers of Jesus  (Luke 9:57-62)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@37)
 
  A(9:57-58)  9:58 the Son of Man has nowhere to rest his head. (9:58)
    B(9:59-60)    9:60 you, go and proclaim the kingdom of God.(9:60)
  A'(9:61-62)  9:62 No one who sets a hand to the plow and looks to what was left behind is fit for the kingdom of God. (9:62)
 
   A: Words for not suitable person. B: Invitation of proclaiming the kingdom of God.

9:59-60 is also composed of small chiasm.

[61]The mission of the seventy  (Luke 10:1-12)
 
  A(10:1-4)  10:2 The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few (10:2)   (ἐρφάται)
    B(10:5-6)    10:5 Into whatever house you enter, first say, 'Peace to this household.' (10:5)"   (λέγετε)
  A'(10:7)  10:7 for the laborer deserves his payment (10:7)   (ἐργάτης)
    B'(10:8-12)    10:9 cure the sick in it and say to them, 'The kingdom of God is at hand for you.' (10:9)"   (λέγετε)
 
   A: The workers and the harvest. B: Indication of what to do.

[62]Woes to unrepentant cities  (Luke 10:13-16)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@54)
 
  A(10:13)  10:13 Woe to you, Chorazin(10:13)"   (Χοραζίν)
    B(10:14)    10:14 at the judgment (10:14)
  A'(10:15-16)  10:15 Capernaum, 'Will you be exalted to heaven? You will go down to the netherworld.'"(10:15)"   (Καφαρναούμ)
 
   A: Unrepentant towns. B: The judgement.

[63]The return of the seventy  (Luke 10:17-20)
 
  A(10:17)  10:17 even the demons are subject to us (10:17)   (ὑποτάσσεται)
    B(10:18)    10:18 I have observed Satan fall like lightning from the sky.(10:18)   (σατανᾶν)
      C(10:19a)      10:19 the power (10:19)
    B'(10:19b)    10:19 nothing will harm you (10:19)   (ἐχθροῦ)
  A'(10:20)  10:20 the spirits are subject to you (10:20)   (ὑποτάσσεται)
 
   A: Obedience of the demons. B: Destruction of the enemy. C: Authority.

[64]Jesus rejoices  (Luke 10:21-24)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@55   Matthew@64)
 
  A(10:21)  10:21 you have revealed them to the childlike (10:21)   (ἀπεκάλυψας)
    B(10:22)    10:22 No one knows (10:22)   (οὑδεὶς γινώσκει)
  A'(10:23)  10:23 the eyes that see what you see (10:23)   (βλέποντες)
    B'(10:24)    10:24 did not see it (10:24)   (οὑκ εἶδαν)
 
   A: Person who is revealed. B: Person who is not revealed.

[65]The parable of the good Samaritan  (Luke 10:25-37)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@110   Mark@57)
 
  A(10:25)  Question of a scholar of the law   (τί)
    B(10:26)    Question of Jesus   (τί)
      C(10:27)      Answer of a scholar of the law
        D(10:28)        10:28 do this and you will live (10:28)   (ποίει)
  A'(10:29)  Question of a scholar of the law   (τίς)
    B'(10:30-36)    Question of Jesus   (τίς)
      C'(10:37a)      Answer of a scholar of the law
        D'(10:37b)        10:37 Go and do likewise (10:37)   (ποίει)
 
   A: Question of a scholar of the law. B: Question of Jesus. C: Answer of a scholar of the law. D: Do this.

[66]Jesus visits Martha and Mary  (Luke 10:38-42)
 
  A(10:38-39)  10:39 Mary (who) sat beside the Lord at his feet listening to him speak.(10:39)   (Μαριάμ)
    B(10:40)    10:40 burdened with much serving (10:40)   (περιεσπᾶτο)
    B'(10:41)    10:41 Martha, Martha, you are anxious and worried about many things. (10:41)"   (μεριμνᾷς)
  A'(10:42)  10:42 Mary has chosen the better part (10:42)   (Μαριάμ)
 
   A: Bhhaviors of Mary. B: Being worried about.

[67]The LORD's prayer  (Luke 11:1-4)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@23)
 
P(11:1)11:1 He was praying in a certain place (11:1)
  A(11:2a)  11:2 hallowed be your name (11:2)
    B(11:2b)    11:2 your kingdom come (11:2)
      C(11:3)      11:3 Give us each day our daily bread (11:3)
    B'(11:4a)    11:4 and forgive us our sins for we ourselves forgive everyone in debt to us (11:4)
  A'(11:4b)  11:4 do not subject us to the final test (11:4)
 
   A: Faith to the God. B: Salvation. C: Our daily bread.

[68]About prayer  (Luke 11:5-13)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@29)
 
  A(11:5-8)  11:8 to give him whatever he needs (11:8)   (δώσει)
    B(11:9)    11:9 ask and you will receive (11:9)   (αἰτεῖτε)
    B'(11:10)    11:10 For everyone who asks, receives (11:10)"   (αἰτῶν)
  A'(11:11-13)  11:13 the Father in heaven give the holy Spirit to those (11:13)   (δώσει)
 
   A: Givinh. B: Asking.

[69]Jesus and Beelzebul  (Luke 11:14-26)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@59   Matthew@61   Mark@16   Mark@33)
 
  A(11:14)  11:14 the demon had gone out (11:14)   (ἐξελθόντος)
    B(11:15-16)    11:16 Others, to test him (11:16)"   (πειράζοντες)
      C(11:17-18)      11:18 Satan is divided against himself, (11:18)"   (σατανᾶς)
        D(11:19)        11:19 drive out demons by Beelzebul (11:19)   (ἐκβάλλω)
        D'(11:20)        11:20 by the finger of God that drive out demons (11:20)   (ἐκβάλλω)
      C'(11:21-22)      11:22 when one stronger than he attacks and overcomes him (11:22)   (ἰσχυρότερος)
    B'(11:23)    11:23 Whoever is not with me is against me (11:23)   (κατ ἐμοῦ)
  A'(11:24-26)  11:24 an unclean spirit goes out of someone (11:24)   (ἐξέλθῃ)
 
   A: The demon goes out. B: Enemy. C: Strong one. D: The power to drive the demon out.

[70]True blessedness  (Luke 11:27-28)
 
  A(11:27)  11:27 Blessed is the womb that carried you (11:27)   (μακαρία)
  A'(11:28)  11:28 blessed are those who hear the word of God and observe it (11:28)   (μακάριοι)
 
   A: Blessed.

[71]The sign of Jonah  (Luke 11:29-32)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@61   Mark@33)
 
P(11:29-30)11:29 no sign will be given it, except the sign of Jonah (11:29)
  A(11:31a)  11:31 At the judgment the queen of the south will rise with the men of this generation (11:31)   (ἐν τῇ κρίσει)
    B(11:31b)    11:31 there is something greater than Solomon here. (11:31)   (πλεῖον)
  A'(11:32a)  11:32 At the judgment the men of Nineveh will arise with this generation (11:32)   (ἐν τῇ κρίσει)
    B'(11:32b)    11:32 there is something greater than Jonah here. (11:32)   (πλεῖον)
 
   A: At the judgment. B: Something greater than.

[72]The light of the body  (Luke 11:33-36)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@14   Matthew@26)
 
  A(11:33)  11:33 lights a lamp (11:33)   (λύχνον)
    B(11:34)    11:34 your whole body is filled with light (11:34)   (φωτεινόν)
  A'(11:35)  11:35 the light in you (11:35)   (φῶς)
    B'(11:36)    11:36 If your whole body is full of light (11:36)   (φωτεινὸν)
 
   A: Light. B: Whole body is filled with light.

[73]Jesus denounces Pharisees and Lawyers  (Luke 11:37-54)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@112   Mark@59   Luke@116)
 
  A(11:37-38)  11:38 The Pharisee was amazed (11:38)   (ἐθαύμασεν)
    B(11:39-44)    Condemnation against Pharisees   (οὐαὶ)
      C(11:45)      11:45 Teacher, by saying this you are insulting us too. (11:45)
    B'(11:46-52)    Condemnation against scribes   (οὐαὶ)
  A'(11:53-54)  11:53 began to act with hostility toward him (11:53)   (ἐέχειν)
 
   A: Surprise and hostility. B: Condemnation against Pharisees and scribes. C: Insult.

[74]A warning against hypocrisy  (Luke 12:1-3)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@50)
 
P(12:1)12:1 Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees.(12:1)
  A(12:2)  12:2 There is nothing concealed that will not be revealed(12:2)
  A'(12:3)  12:3 whatever you have said in the darkness will be heard in the light (12:3)
 
   A: Revealing what is hidden.

[75]Whom to fear  (Luke 12:4-12)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@49   Matthew@50   Matthew@59   Mark@16)
 
  A(12:4-5)  12:5 to cast into Gehenna (12:5)   (ἐμβαλεῖν εἰς τὴν γέενναν)
    B(12:6-7)    12:7 Do not be afraid (12:7)   (μὴ φοβεῖθε)
  A'(12:8-10)  12:10 will not be forgiven (12:10)   (οὐκ ἀφε θήσεται)
    B'(12:11-12)    12:11 do not worry about (12:11)   (μὴ μεριμνήσητε)
 
   A: Person who is not forgiven. B: Do not be afraid.

[76]The parable of the rich fool  (Luke 12:13-21)
 
  A(12:13)  12:13tell my brother to share the inheritance with me.(12:13)   (κληρονομίαν)
    B(12:14)    12:14Friend, who appointed me as your judge and arbitrator? (12:14)
      C(12:15)      12:15 one's life does not consist of possessions (12:15)   (περισσεύειν)
  A'(12:16-19)  12:18 I shall store all my grain and other goods (12:18)   (ἀποθήκας)
    B'12:20)    12:20 You fool, this night your life will be demanded of you (12:20)
      C'(12:21)      12:21 the one who stores up treasure for himself (12:21)   (θησαυρίζων)
 
   A: Desire. B: Judgement. C: Ineffectiveness of wealth.

[77]Do not worry  (Luke 12:22-32)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@27)
 
  A(12:22-23)  12:22 do not worry about your life and what you will eat, or about your body and what you will wear. (12:22)"   (μὴ μεριμνᾶτε)
    B(12:24)    12:24 yet God feeds them (12:24)   (κόρακας)
      C(12:25-26)      12:25 Can any of you by worrying add a moment to your lifespan? (12:25)
    B'(12:27-28)    12:28 God so clothes the grass (12:28)   (ξόρτον)
  A'(12:29-32)  12:29 do not seek what you are to eat and what you are to drink, and do not worry anymore. (12:29)"   (μὴ ζητεῖτε)
 
   A: Worrying about. B: Creatures that are fed by God. C: Person cannot decide one's life span.

[78]Treasure in heaven  (Luke 12:33-34)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@25)
 
  A(12:33)  12:33 an inexhaustible treasure in heaven (12:33)
  A'(12:34)  12:34 where your treasure is (12:34)
 
   A: The place where the treasure is.

[79]Watchful slaves  (Luke 12:35-40)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@118   Mark@64)
 
  A(12:35-36)  12:35 Gird your loins and light your lamps(12:35)   (παριεζωσμέναι)
    B(12:37a)    12:37 Blessed are those servants (12:37)   (μακάριοι)
      C(12:37b)      12:37 he will gird himself, have them recline at table, and proceed to wait on them. (12:37)
    B'(12:38)    12:38 blessed are those servants. (12:38)   (μακάριοί)
  A'(12:39-40)  12:40 You also must be prepared (12:40)   (ἕτοιμοι)
 
   A: Preparation. B: Blessed servants. C: Rewards for good servants.

[80]The faithfiul or the unfaithful slave  (Luke 12:41-48)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@119)
 
  A(12:41)  12:41 is this parable meant for us or for everyone? (12:41)
    B(12:42-44)    Good servant   (δοῦλος)
    B'(12:45-46)    Bad servant   (δούλου)
  A'(12:47-48)  12:48 Much will be required of the person entrusted with much (12:48)
 
   A: The person who is given. B: Good servants and bad servants.

[81]Jesus is the cause of division  (Luke 12:49-53)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@51)
 
  A(12:49)  12:49 I have come to set the earth on fire (12:49)   (γῆν)
    B(12:50)    12:50 how great is my anguish until it is accomplished! (12:50)   (συνέχομαι)
  A'(12:51)  12:51 Do you think that I have come to establish peace on the earth? (12:51)   (γῇ)
    B'(12:52-53)    12:52 From now on a household of five will be divided (12:52)   (διαμερισμένοι)
 
   A: The reason to come to the earth. B: Sufferings.

[82]With the Multitude about the Signs of the Time  (Luke 12:54-56)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@77   Mark@33)
 
  A(12:54)  12:54 a cloud rising in the west (12:54)   (γίνεται)
  A'(12:55)  12:55 the wind is blowing from the south (12:55)   (γίνεται)
P(12:56)12:56 why do you not know how to interpret the present time? (12:56)
 
   A: Weather forecast.

[83]Your opponent will turn you over to the judge  (Luke 12:57-59)
 
  A(12:57)  12:57 Why do you not judge for yourselves? (12:57)   (κρίνετε)
    B(12:58a)    12:58 make an effort to settle the matter (12:58)   (δὸς)
  A'(12:58b)  12:58 your opponent will turn you over to the judge (12:58)   (κριτής)
    B'(12:59)    12:59 you have paid the last penny. (12:59)   (ἀποδῷς)
 
   A: Judge. B: Reconciliation.

[84]Repent or perish  (Luke 13:1-5)
 
P(13:1)13:1 the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with the blood of their sacrifices.(13:1)
  A(13:2)  13:2 Do you think that because they were greater sinners than all other Galileans? (13:2)   (δοκεῖτε)
    B(13:3)    13:3 if you do not repent, you will all perish as they did! (13:3)"   (μὴ μετανοῆτε)
  A'(13:4)  13:4 do you think they were more guilty than everyone else who lived in Jerusalem?(13:4)   (δοκεῖτε)
    B'(13:5)    13:5 if you do not repent, you will all perish as they did! (13:5)"   (μὴ μετανοῆτε)
 
   A: Are they greater sinner? B: You will perish in the same way if you don't repent.

[85]The parable of the barren fig tree  (Luke 13:6-9)
 
P(13:6)13:6 in search of fruit on it but found none,(13:6)
  A(13:7a)  13:7 have found none (13:7)   (ζητῶν καρπὸν)
    B(13:7b)    13:7 cut it down (13:7)   (ἔκκοψον)
  A'(13:8-9a)  13:9 it may bear fruit in the future (13:9)   (ποιήσῃ καρπὸν)
    B'(13:9b)    13:9 If not you can cut it down. (13:9)   (ἐκκόψεις)
 
   A: About bearing fruits. B: Cutting down.

[86]Jesus heals a crippled woman  (Luke 13:10-17)
 
  A(13:10-11)  13:10 He was teaching in a synagogue on the sabbath.(13:10)   (σάββασιν)
    B(13:12)    13:12 you are set free of your infirmity (13:12)   (ἀπολέλυσαι)
      C(13:13)      13:13 glorified God. (13:13)   (ἐδόξαζεν)
  A'(13:14)  13:14 Jesus had cured on the sabbath (13:14)   (σαββάτῳ)
    B'(13:15-16)    13:16 she not to have been set free on the sabbath day from this bondage? (13:16)   (λυθῆναι)
      C'(13:17)      13:17 the whole crowd rejoiced at all the splendid deeds (13:17)   (ἐνδόξοις)
 
   A: Sabbath. B: Release. C: Glorification.

[87]The parable of the Mustard seed and yeast  (Luke 13:18-21)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@65   Mark@19)
 
  A(13:18)  13:18 What is the kingdom of God like? (13:18)   (ἡ βασιλεία τοῦ θεοῦ)
    B(13:19)    13:19 It is like a mustard seed (13:19)   (σινάπεως)
  A'(13:20)  13:20 To what shall I compare the kingdom of God? (13:20)   (τὴν βασιλείαν τοῦ θεου)
    B'(13:21)    13:21 It is like yeast (13:21)   (ζύμῃ)
 
   A: Parables of the kingdom of God. B: Small object.

[88]The narrow door  (Luke 13:22-30)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@30   Matthew@32)
 
  A(13:22-23)  13:23 Lord, will only a few people be saved? (13:23)
    B(13:24)    13:24 for many will attempt to enter but will not be strong enough. (13:24)   (εἰσελθεῖν)
      C(13:25)      13:25 I do not know where you are from. (13:25)   (οὐκ οἷδα)
        D(13:26)        13:26 We ate and drank in your company and you taught in our streets. (13:26)
      C'(13:27)      13:27 I do not know where (you) are from (13:27)   (οὐκ οἷδα)
    B'(13:28)    13:28 you yourselves cast out. (13:28)   (ἐκβαλλομένους)
  A'(13:29-30)  13:29 And people will come from the east and the west and from the north and the south and will recline at table in the kingdom of God. (13:29)
 
   A: Person who is saved. B: Casting out. C: I do not know. D: We ate and drank in your company.

[89]The lament over Jerusalem  (Luke 13:31-35)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@112)
 
  A(13:31-32)  13:32 I cast out demons and I perform healings today and tomorrow, and on the third day I accomplish my purpose. (13:32)
    B(13:33)    13:33 a prophet should die outside of Jerusalem.(13:33)   (προφήτην)
    B'(13:34)    13:34 you who kill the prophets and stone those sent to you, (13:34)"   (προφήτας)
  A'(13:35)  13:35 Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. (13:35)
 
   A: The person who comes in the name of the Lord. B: Prophet.

[90]Jesus heals the man with dropsy  (Luke 14:1-6)
 
  A(14:1-2)  14:2 there was a man suffering from dropsy. (14:2)   (ὑδρωπικὸς)
    B(14:3)    Question of Jesus
      C(14:4a)      14:4 But they kept silent (14:4)   (ἡσύχασαν)
  A'(14:4b)  14:4 after he had healed him, dismissed him. (14:4)"   (ἰάσατο)
    B'(14:5)    Question of Jesus
      C'(14:6)      14:6 But they were unable to answer his question. (14:6)   (οὐκ ἰσχυσαν ἀνταποκριθῆναι)
 
   A: Disease and healing. B: Question of Jesus. C: People cannot respond.

[91]The parable of the great dinner  (Luke 14:7-24)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@107)
 
  A(14:7-11)  Invited guests   (κεκλημένους)
    B(14:12-14)    14:13 Rather, when you hold a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind; (14:13)"   (πτωχούς)
      C(14:15)      14:15 Blessed is the one who will dine in the kingdom of God. (14:15)   (φάγεται)
  A'(14:16-20)  Invited guests   (ἐκάλεσεν)
    B'(14:21)    14:21bring in here the poor and the crippled, the blind and the lame. (14:21)"   (πτωχοὺς)
      C'(14:22-24)      14:24 none of those men who were invited will taste my dinner. (14:24)   (γεύσεταί)
 
   A: Invited guests. B: Poor people. C: Dinning in the kingdom of God.

[92]The cost of discipleship  (Luke 14:25-35)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@14   Matthew@51   Mark@42)
 
  A(14:25-27)  14:26 If any one comes to me without hating even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.(14:26)"   (μισεῖ)
    B(14:28-30)    14:28 does not first sit down and calculate the cost (14:28)   (καθίσας)
    B'(14:31-32)    14:31 would not first sit down and decide (14:31)   (καθίσας)
  A'(14:33-35)  14:33 everyone of you who does not renounce all his possessions cannot be my disciple. (14:33)   (ἀποτάσσεται)
 
   A: Hating one's own life. B: Sitting down.

[93]The parable of the lost sheep and coin  (Luke 15:1-10)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@89)
 
P(15:1-3)15:2 This man welcomes sinners and eats with them (15:2)
  A(15:4-7)  The parable of the lost sheep   (ἀπολέσας)
  A'(15:8-10)  The parable of the lost coin   (ἀπολέσῃ)
 
   A: Parables of the lost objects.

[94]The parable of the prodigal and his brother  (Luke 15:11-32)
 
  A(15:11-12)  15:12 the father divided the property between them. (15:12)   (διεῖλεν αὐτοῖς τὸν βίον)
    B(15:13)    15:13 he squandered his inheritance on a life of dissipation. (15:13)   (ἀσώτως)
      C(15:14-16)      15:16 nobody gave him any. (15:16)   (χοῖροι)
        D(15:17-19)        15:18 Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. (15:18)"   (ἥμαρτον)
          E(15:20)          15:20 his father caught sight of him, and was filled with compassion (15:20)
        D'(15:21)        15:21 Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you (15:21)"   (ἥμαρτον)
      C'(15:22-24)      15:23 Take the fattened calf and slaughter it (15:23)   (μόσχον)
    B'(15:25-30)    15:30 your son returns who swallowed up your property with prostitutes (15:30)   (καταφαγών)
  A'(15:31-32)  15:31 everything I have is yours. (15:31)   (πάντα τα τὰ ἐμὰ σάἐστιν)
 
   A: Giving the property. B: Dissipation. C: No one / Someone gives foods. D: Confession of the sin. E: Compassion of the father.

[95]The parable of the dishonest manager  (Luke 16:1-13)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@27)
 
  A(16:1)  16:1 A rich man had a steward (16:1)   (οἰκονόμον)
    B(16:2)    16:2 you can no longer be my steward (16:2)   (οἰκονομεῖν)
      C(16:3-4)      16:4 they may welcome me into their homes. (16:4)   (δέξωνταί)
        D(16:5-7)        Ploy of a steward
          E(16:8)          16:8 For the children of this world are more prudent in dealing with their own generation than are the children of light.(16:8)
        D'(16:9a)        16:9 make friends for yourselves with dishonest wealth (16:9)
      C'(16:9b)      16:9 so that when it fails, you will be welcomed into eternal dwellings.(16:9)"   (δέξωνται)
    B'(16:10-12)    16:11who will trust you with true wealth? (16:11)   (πιστεύσει)
  A'(16:13)  16:13 No servant can serve two masters (16:13)   (οἰκέτης)
 
   A: Serving. B: Can not be entrusted with the management of property. C: Welcoming in the home. D: To make friends with dishonest wealth. E: Prudence of the children of this world.

[96]The law and the kingdom of God  (Luke 16:14-18)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@17   Mark@43)
 
  A(16:14-15)  16:15 You justify yourselves in the sight of others, but God knows your hearts (16:15)"   (δικαιοῦντες)
    B(16:16a)    16:16 The law and the prophets (16:16)   (νόμος)
      C(16:16b)      16:16 the kingdom of God is proclaimed (16:16)
    B'(16:17)    16:17 the smallest part of a letter of the law (16:17)   (νόμου)
  A'(16:18)  16:18 Everyone who divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery (16:18)   (μοιχεύει)
 
   A: Justice and sin. B: The law. C: Proclamation of the kingdom of God.

[97]The rich man and Lazarus  (Luke 16:19-31)
 
  A(16:19-21)  16:19 dined sumptuously each day.(16:19)   (εὐφραινόμενος)
    B(16:22)    16:22 When the poor man died, he was carried away (16:22)"   (ἀποθανεῖν)
      C(16:23)      16:23 saw Abraham far off (16:23)   (ὁρᾷ)
        D(16:24)        16:24 Send Lazarus to cool my tongue (16:24)   (πέμψον)
          E(16:25-26)          16:25 now he is comforted here, whereas you are tormented. (16:25)
        D'(16:27-28)        16:27 send him to my father's house, (16:27)"   (πέμψῃς)
      C'(16:29)      16:29 Let them listen to them (16:29)   (ἀκουσάτωσαν)
    B'(16:30)    16:30 if someone from the dead goes to them (16:30)   (νεκρῶν)
  A'(16:31)  16:31 neither will they be persuaded (16:31)   (οὐκ ἀκούουσιν)
 
   A: Disobey against God. B: The dead goes. C: Look / Listen. D: Lazarus is sent. E: The rich suffers and Lazarus is comforted.

[98]Some sayings of Jesus  (Luke 17:1-10)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@88   Matthew@90   Matthew@91   Mark@42)
 
  A(17:1-4)  17:2 It would be better for him if a millstone were put around his neck and he be thrown into the sea (17:2)   (θάλασσαν)
    B(17:5)    17:5 Increase our faith (17:5)
  A'(17:6-10)  17:6 Be uprooted and planted in the sea (17:6)   (θαλάσσῃ)
 
   A:Teachings of Jesus. B: Wish of the disciples.

[99]Jesus cleanses ten lepers  (Luke 17:11-19)
 
  A(17:11-13)  17:13 Have pity on us (17:13)   (ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς)
    B(17:14)    17:14 As they were going they were cleansed.(17:14)   (ἐκαθαρίσθησαν)
      C(17:15-16)      17:16 He was a Samaritan (17:16)
    B'(17:17-18)    17:17 Ten were cleansed, were they not? (17:17)"   (ἐκαθαρίσθησαν)
  A'(17:19)  17:19 your faith has saved you. (17:19)   (πίστις)
 
   A: Faith. B: Being cleansed. C: Samaritan.

[100]The coming of the kingdom  (Luke 17:20-37)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@115   Matthew@118)
 
  A(17:20-21)  17:20 when the kingdom of God would come (17:20)   (πότε)
    B(17:22-25)    17:24 so will the Son of Man be (17:24)   (ὁ υἱὸς τοῦ ἀνθρώπου)
      C(17:26-27)      17:26 As it was in the days of Noah (17:26)   (ἡμέραις)
      C'(17:28-29)      17:28 Similarly, as it was in the days of Lot (17:28)"   (ἡμέραις)
    B'(17:30-36)    17:30 on the day the Son of Man is revealed. (17:30)   (ὁ υἱὸς τοῦ ἀνθρώπου)
  A'(17:37)  17:37 Where, Lord? (17:37)"   (ποῦ)
 
   A: Question about when and where. B: The day of the Son of Man. C: The days of Noah and Lot.

[101]The parable of the widow and the unjust judge  (Luke 18:1-8)
 
P(18:1)18:1 the necessity for them to pray always without becoming weary (18:1)
  A(18:2)  18:2 a judge (18:2)   (κριτής)
    B(18:3)    18:3 Render a just decision for me (18:3)   (ἐκδίκησό)
      C(18:4-5)      18:5 I shall deliver a just decision for her (18:5)   (ἐκδικήσω)
  A'(18:6)  18:6 the dishonest judge (18:6)   (κριτὴς)
    B'(18:7)    18:7 who call out (18:7)   (ἐκδίκησιν)
      C'(18:8)      18:8 justice is done for them speedily (18:8)   (ἐκδίκησιν)
 
   A:Judge. B: To wish judgement. C: Judgement was done.

[102]The parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector  (Luke 18:9-14)
 
  A(18:9)  18:9 those who were convinced of their own righteousness (18:9)   (εἰσὶν δίκαιοι)
    B(18:10)    18:10 one was a Pharisee and the other was a tax collector. (18:10)
      C(18:11-12)      Prayer of Pharisee   (προσηύχετο)
      C'(18:13)      Prayer of tax collector   (λέγων)
    B'(18:14a)    18:14 the latter went home justified, not the former (18:14)
  A'(18:14b)  18:14 everyone who exalts himself will be humbled (18:14)   (ὁ ὑψῶν ἑαυτὸν)
 
   A: Boastful person. B: Two persons. C: Prayer of each person.

[103]Jesus blesses little children  (Luke 18:15-17)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@93   Mark@44)
 
  A(18:15a)  18:15 bringing even infants (18:15)   (προσέφερον)
    B(18:15b)    18:15 they rebuked them (18:15)   (ἐπετίμων)
      C(18:16a)      18:16 Jesus called the children to himself (18:16)   (προσεκαλέσατο)
  A'(18:16b)  18:16 Let the children come to me (18:16)   (ἔρχεσθαι)
    B'(18:16c)    18:16 do not prevent them (18:16)   (μὴ κωλύετε)
      C'(18:17)      18:17 whoever does not accept the kingdom of God like a child will not enter it. (18:17)   (εἰσέλθῃ)
 
   A: Bringing. B: Preventing. C: Being called, entering.

[104]The rich ruler  (Luke 18:18-30)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@94   Matthew@95   Mark@45)
 
  A(18:18)  18:18 to inherit eternal life (18:18)   (ζωὴν αἰώνιον)
    B(18:19-21)    18:19 No one is good but God alone. (18:19)   (ὁ θεός)
      C(18:22-23)      18:22 a treasure in heaven (18:22)   (οὐρανοῖς)
      C'(18:24-25)      18:24 How hard it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God! (18:24)   (τὴν βασιλείαν τοῦ θεου)
    B'(18:26-27)    18:27 What is impossible for human beings is possible for God. (18:27)   (τῷ θεῷ)
  A'(18:28-30)  18:30 eternal life (18:30)   (ζωὴν αἰώνιον)
 
   A: Eternal life. B: The greatness of God. C: Entering into the kingdom of God.

[105]A third time Jesus foretells his death and resurrection  (Luke 18:31-34)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@97   Mark@46)
 
  A(18:31)  18:31 Then he took the Twelve aside and said to them (18:31)   (δώδεκα)
    B(18:32-33)    18:33 on the third day he will rise (18:33)
  A'(18:34)  18:34 they understood nothing of this (18:34)   (αὐτοὶ)
 
   A: The twelve. B: Prophecy of the resurrection.

[106]Jesus heals a blind beggar near Jericho  (Luke 18:35-43)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@100   Mark@48)
 
  A(18:35)  18:35 he approached Jericho (18:35)   (ἐγγίζειν)
    B(18:36-37)    18:36 he inquired what was happening (18:36)   (τί)
      C(18:38-39)      18:38 Jesus, Son of David, have pity on me! (18:38)"   (ἐβόησεν)
  A'(18:40)  18:40 Jesus ordered that he be brought to him (18:40)   (ἐγγισαντος)
    B'(18:41)    18:41 What do you want me to do for you? (18:41)   (τί)
      C'(18:42-43)      18:43 giving glory to God (18:43)   (δοξάζων)
 
   A: Coming near. B: Questions and answers. C: Begging a mercy / Praising God.

[107]Jesus and Zacchaeus  (Luke 19:1-10)
 
  A(19:1-2)  19:2 a chief tax collector and also a wealthy man (Luk 19:2 NAB)   (ἀρχιτελώνης)
    B(19:3-4)    19:4 he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore tree in order to see Jesus (19:4)
      C(19:5)      19:5 for today I must stay at your house. (19:5)   (σήμερον)
  A'(19:6-7)  19:7 the house of a sinner (19:7)   (ἁμαρτωλῷ)
    B'(19:8)    19:8 half of my possessions, Lord, I shall give to the poor (19:8)
      C'(19:9-10)      19:9 Today salvation has come to this house (19:9)   (σήμερον)
 
   A: The sinner. B: Behavior of Zacchaeus. C: Today, house.

[108]The parable of the ten Pounds  (Luke 19:11-27)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@121)
 
  A(19:11-14)  19:14 We do not want this man to be our king (19:14)   (βασιλεῦσαι)
    B(19:15-19)    19:16 Sir, your gold coin has earned ten additional ones (19:16)"   (δέκα)
      C(19:20-21)      19:21 you take up what you did not lay down and you harvest what you did not plant. (19:21)   (αἴρεις ὅ οὐκ ἔθηκας)
      C'(19:22-23)      19:22 taking up what I did not lay down and harvesting what I did not plant; (19:22)   (αἴρων ὅ οὐκ ἔθηκα)
    B'(19:24-26)    19:24 Take the gold coin from him and give it to the servant who has ten (19:24)   (δέκα)
  A'(19:27)  19:27 Now as for those enemies of mine who did not want me as their king (19:27)   (βασιλεῦσαι)
 
   A: People who don't want the man to be the king. B: 1 and 10 coins. C: Taking up what he did not lay down.

[109]Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem  (Luke 19:28-44)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@101   Mark@49   John@45)
 
  A(19:28-31)  19:28 he proceeded on his journey up to Jerusalem (19:28)   (Ἱεροσόλυμα)
    B(19:32-36)    Dialogue with an owner of a colt
      C(19:37-38)      19:38 Peace in heaven and glory in the highest (19:38)
    B'(19:39-40)    Dialogue with Pharisees
  A'(19:41)  19:41 As he drew near, he saw the city (19:41)"   (τὴν πόλιν)
 
   A: Coming near to Jerusalem, Words of Jesus. B: Dialogue with others. C: Praise of the disciples.

[110]Jesus cleanses the temple  (Luke 19:45-48)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@102   Mark@51   John@7)
 
  A(19:45)  19:45 Jesus entered the temple area (19:45)   (ἱερὸν)
    B(19:46)    19:46 you have made it a den of thieves. (19:46)   (λῃστῶν)
  A'(19:47a)  19:47 he was teaching in the temple area (19:47)   (ἱερῷ)
    B'(19:47b-48)    19:47 seeking to put him to death, (19:47)"   (ἀπολέσαι)
 
   A: The temple. B: Thievs / Killers

[111]The authority of Jesus questioned  (Luke 20:1-8)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@104   Mark@53)
 
  A(20:1-2)  20:2 by what authority are you doing these things? (20:2)   (ἐξουσία)
    B(20:3-4)    20:4 was John's baptism of heavenly or of human origin?" (20:4)"   (οὐρανοῦ)
    B'(20:5-7)    20:5 If we say, 'Of heavenly origin,' he will say, 'Why did you not believe him?' (20:5)"   (οὐρανοῦ)
  A'(20:8)  20:8 by what authority I do these things. (20:8)   (ἐξουσία)
 
   A: Authority. B: John's baptism is heavenly origin.

[112]The parable of the wicked tenants  (Luke 20:9-19)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@106   Mark@54)
 
  A(20:9-16a)  20:15 So they threw him out of the vineyard and killed him (20:15)   (ἀπέκτειναν)
    B(20:16b)    Response of the chief priests and the scribes
  A'(20:17-18)  20:17 The stone which the builders rejected has become the cornerstone (20:17)   (ἀπεδοκίμασαν)
    B'(20:19)    Response of the chief priests and the scribes
 
   A: Being rejected. B: Response of the chief priests and the scribes.

[113]The question about paying taxes  (Luke 20:20-26)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@108   Mark@55)
 
  A(20:20)  20:20 who were to trap him in speech (20:20)   (ἐπιλάβωνται)
    B(20:21-22)    20:22 Is it lawful for us to pay tribute to Caesar or not? (20:22)   (Καίσαρι)
      C(20:23)      20:23 Recognizing their craftiness (20:23)
    B'(20:24-25)    20:25 Then repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God. (20:25)   (Καίσαρος)
  A'(20:26)  20:26 They were unable to trap him (20:26)   (ἐπιλαβέσθαι)
 
   A: Trap. B: Tribute to Caesar. C: Recognizing their craftiness.

[114]The qusetion about the resurrection  (Luke 20:27-40)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@109   Mark@56)
 
  A(20:27)  20:27 Some Sadducees, those who deny that there is a resurrection (20:27)"   (Σαδδουκαίων)
    B(20:28-33)    20:33 Now at the resurrection whose wife will that woman be? (20:33)   (ἀναστάσει)
    B'(20:34-38)    20:35 those who are deemed worthy to attain to the coming age and to the resurrection of the dead neither marry nor are given in marriage. (20:35)   (ἀναστάσεως)
  A'(20:39-40)  20:39 Some of the scribes said in reply, "Teacher, you have answered well." (20:39)"   (γραμματέων)
 
   A: Distinction between Sadducees and the scribes. B: Resurrection and marriage.

[115]The question about david's son  (Luke 20:41-44)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@111   Mark@58)
 
  A(20:41)  20:41 How do they claim that the Messiah is the Son of David? (20:41)   (υἱόν)
    B(20:42-43)    20:42 The Lord said to my lord (20:42)
  A'(20:44)  20:44 how can he be his son? (20:44)   (υἱός)
 
   A: Is Messiah the Son of David? B: Messiah is the lord.

[116]Jesus denounces the scribes  (Luke 20:45-47)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@112   Mark@59   Luke@73)
 
  A(20:45-46a)  20:46 Be on guard against the scribe (20:46)
    B(20:46b-47a)    Hypocrisy of the scribes
  A'(20:47b)  20:47 They will receive a very severe condemnation. (20:47)
 
   A: Warning and judgement. B: Hypocrisy.

[117]The widow's offering  (Luke 21:1-4)
 
(Related pericope:    Mark@60)
 
  A(21:1)  21:1 some wealthy people putting their offerings into the treasury(21:1)   (πλουσίους)
    B(21:2-3)    21:3 this poor widow put in more than all the rest; (21:3)   (πειχρὰν)
  A'(21:4a)  21:4 all made offerings from their surplus wealth (21:4)   (περισσεύοντος)
    B'(21:4b)    21:4 she, from her poverty, has offered her whole livelihood. (21:4)"   (ὑστερήματος)
 
   A: Offerings of wealthy people. B: Offerings of the widow.

[118]The destruction of the temple foretold  (Luke 21:5-9)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@113   Matthew@114   Mark@61)
 
  A(21:5-6)  21:6 the days will come when there will not be left a stone upon another stone that will not be thrown down. (21:6)   (ἡμέραι)
    B(21:7)    21:7 when will this happen? (21:7)
  A'(21:8-9)  21:9 it will not immediately be the end. (21:9)   (τὸ τέλος)
 
   A: The day of the end. B: When the day will come?

[119]The end of the world  (Luke 21:10-19)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@49   Matthew@114   Mark@61)
 
  A(21:10-12)  21:10 Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. (21:10)
    B(21:13-15)    21:13 It will lead to your giving testimony. (21:13)
  A'(21:16-19)  21:16 You will even be handed over by parents, brothers, relatives, and friends (21:16)
 
   A: Conflicts. B: Testimony.

[120]The destruction of Jerusalem foretold  (Luke 21:20-24)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@115   Mark@61)
 
  A(21:20)  21:20 When you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies (21:20)   (Ἱερουσαλήμ)
    B(21:21)    21:21 Then those in Judea must flee to the mountains (21:21)   (φευγέτωσαν)
      C(21:22)      21:22 for these days are the time of punishment (21:22)   (ἐκδικήσεως)
        D(21:23a)        21:23 Woe to pregnant women and nursing mothers in those days (21:23)
      C'(21:23b)      21:23 a wrathful judgment upon this people. (21:23)   (ὀργὴ)
    B'(21:24a)    21:24 They will fall by the edge of the sword and be taken as captives to all the Gentiles (21:24)   (αἰχμαλωτισθήσονται)
  A'(21:24b)  21:24 Jerusalem will be trampled underfoot by the Gentiles (21:24)   (Ἱερουσαλὴμ)
 
   A: Occupation of Jerusalem. B: Captivity and refugees. C: Retribution. D: Woe.

[121]The coming of the Son of Man  (Luke 21:25-28)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@116   Mark@62)
 
  A(21:25-26)  Prophecy of natural disaster   (σημεῖα)
    B(21:27)    21:27 And then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. (21:27)
  A'(21:28)  21:28 when these signs begin to happen (21:28)   (τούτων)
 
   A: Natural disasters. B: Coming of the Son of Man.

[122]The parable of the fig tree  (Luke 21:29-33)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@117   Mark@63)
 
P(21:29-30)Parable of a fig tree
  A(21:31)  21:31 when you see these things happening (21:31)   (γινόμενα)
    B(21:32a)    21:32 this generation will not pass away (21:32)   (μὴ παρέλθῃ)
  A'(21:32b)  21:32 all these things have taken place. (21:32)   (γένηται)
    B'(21:33)    21:33 my words will not pass away (21:33)   (μὴ παλεύσονται)
 
   A: All these things happen. B: Not passing away.

[123]Exhortation to watch  (Luke 21:34-38)
 
  A(21:34a)  21:34 Beware that your hearts do not become drowsy from carousing and drunkenness and the anxieties of daily life (21:34)   (κραιπάλῃ)
    B(21:34b-35)    21:34 that day catch you by surprise (21:34)   (ἡμέρα)
      C(21:36)      21:36 Be vigilant at all times and pray (21:36)
    B'(21:37)    21:37 During the day, Jesus was teaching in the temple area (21:37)"   (ἡμέρας)
  A'(21:38)  21:38 all the people would get up early each morning (21:38)   (ὤρθριζεν)
 
   A: Life of depravity and abstinence. B: The day. C: Be vigilant and pray.

[124]The plot to kill Jesus  (Luke 22:1-6)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@123   Matthew@125   Mark@65   Mark@67   John@42)
 
  A(22:1)  22:1 the Passover was drawing near (22:1)   (πάσχα)
    B(22:2)    Plot of the high priests and the scribes   (ἀνέλωσιν)
      C(22:3)      22:3 Then Satan entered into Judas (22:3)
    B'(22:4-5)    Acceptance of Judah   (παραδῷ)
  A'(22:6)  22:6 sought a favorable opportunity (22:6)   (εὐκαιρίαν)
 
   A: Opportunity of betrayal. B: The plot and betrayal. C: Satan entered into Judas.

[125]The preparation of the passover  (Luke 22:7-13)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@126   Mark@68   John@50)
 
  A(22:7-9)  22:8 Go and make preparations for us to eat the Passover (22:8)   (ἐτοιμάσατε)
    B(22:10-12)    Instruction of Jesus
  A'(22:13)  22:13 there they prepared the Passover. (22:13)   (ἡτοίμασαν)
 
   A: Preparation for the Passover. B: Instruction of Jesus.

[126]The institution of the Lord's supper  (Luke 22:14-23)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@126   Matthew@127   Mark@69   Mark@70   John@51   1Corinthians@17)
 
  A(22:14)  22:14 he took his place at table with the apostles. (22:14)   (ἀπόστολοι)
    B(22:15-16)    22:15 before I suffer (22:15)   (παθεῖν)
      C(22:17-18)      22:17 Then he took a cup, gave thanks (22:17)"   (εὐχαριστήσας)
      C'(22:19)      22:19 Then he took the bread, said the blessing (22:19)"   (εὐχαριστήσας)
    B'(22:20-22)    22:21 the one who is to betray me (22:21)   (παραδιδόντος)
  A'(22:23)  22:23 And they began to debate (22:23)   (αὐτοὶ)
 
   A: Apostles. B: Sufferings. C: Blessing.

[127]The dispute about greatness  (Luke 22:24-30)
 
  A(22:24-25)  22:25 The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them (22:25)   (βασιλεῖς)
    B(22:26-27)    22:27 the one seated at table (22:27)   (ἀνακείμενος)
  A'(22:28-29)  22:29 my Father has conferred one on me (22:29)   (βασιλείαν)
    B'(22:30)    22:30 you will sit on thrones (22:30)   (καθήσεσθε)
 
   A: Ruling the country. B: Seating at table.

[128]Jesus predicts Peter's denial  (Luke 22:31-34)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@128   Mark@71   John@53)
 
  A(22:31-32)  22:31 Satan has demanded to sift all of you like wheat,(22:31)"   (σινιάσαι)
    B(22:33)    Words of Simon
  A(22:34)  22:34 you will deny three times that you know me (22:34)   (ἀπαρνήσῃ)
 
   A: Betrayal of the disciples. B: Words of Simon.

[129]Purse, bag, and sword  (Luke 22:35-38)
 
  A(22:35a)  Words of Jesus
    B(22:35b)    Words of disciples
      C(22:36-37)      22:37 this scripture must be fulfilled in me (22:37)
    B'(22:38a)    Words of disciples
  A'(22:38b)  Words of Jesus
 
   A: Words of Jesus. B: Words of disciples. C: Fulfillment of the words of the Old Testament.

[130]Jesus prays on the Mount of Olives  (Luke 22:39-46)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@129   Mark@72)
 
  A(22:39-40)  22:40 Pray that you may not undergo the test. (22:40)   (πειρασμόν)
    B(22:41)    22:41 kneeling, he prayed, (22:41)"   (προσηύχετο)
      C(22:42)      22:42 not my will but yours be done (22:42)
    B'(22:45)    22:45 When he rose from prayer (22:45)   (προσευχῆς)
  A'(22:46)  22:46 Get up and pray that you may not undergo the test. (22:46)   (πειρασμόν)
 
   A: Pray that you may not undergo the test. B: Prayer of Jesus. C: Wish for the will of the LORD.

[131]The betrayal and arrest of Jesus  (Luke 22:47-53)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@130   Mark@73   John@63)
 
  A(22:47-48)  22:48 betraying the Son of Man (22:48)   (παραδίδως)
    B(22:49)    22:49 Lord, shall we strike with a sword? (22:49)"   (μαχαίρῃ)
      C(22:50)      22:50 cut off his right ear. (22:50)   (οὖς)
        D(22:51a)        22:51 no more of this (22:51)
      C'(22:51b)      22:51 he touched the servant's ear and healed him. (22:51)   (ὠτίου)
    B'(22:52)    22:52 Have you come out with swords (22:52)   (μαχαιρῶν)
  A'(22:53)  22:53 the time for the power of darkness. (22:53)   (σκότους)
 
   A: The time of darkness. B: Swords. C: An ear. D: No more.

[132]Peter denies Jesus  (Luke 22:54-62)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@131   Matthew@132   Mark@74   Mark@75   John@64   John@66)
 
  A(22:54-55)  22:55 Peter sat down with them. (22:55)   (ἠκολούθει)
    B1(22:56-57)    Denial of Peter   (οὐκ οἷδα)
    B2(22:58)    Denial of Peter   (οὐκ εἰμί)
    B3(22:59-60)    Denial of Peter   (οὐκ οἷδα)
  A'(22:61-62)  22:62 He went out (22:62)   (ἐξελθὼν)
 
   A: Appearance and exit of Peter. B: Denial of Peter.

[133]Jesus before the council  (Luke 22:63-71)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@131   Mark@74   John@65)
 
  A(22:63-65)  22:64 Prophesy! (22:64)   (πτοφήτευσον)
    B(22:66-68)    22:67 If you are the Messiah, tell us (22:67)"   (ὁ χριστός)
      C(22:69)      22:69 But from this time on the Son of Man will be seated at the right hand of the power of God. (22:69)
    B'(22:70)    22:70 Are you then the Son of God? (22:70)   (ὁ υἱὸς τοῦ θεοῦ)
  A'(22:71)  22:71 What further need have we for testimony? (22:71)   (μαρτυρίας)
 
   A: Requesting for words. B: Messiah and the Son of God. C: The coming of the Son of Man.

[134]Jesus before Pilate  (Luke 23:1-5)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@133   Matthew@135   Mark@76   John@67)
 
  A(23:1-2)  Accusation against Jesus
    B(23:3a)    Words of Pilate   (Πιλᾶτος)
      C(23:3b)      Words of Jesus
    B'(23:4)    Words of Pilate   (Πιλᾶτος)
  A'(23:5)  Accusation against Jesus
 
   A: Accusation against Jesus. B: Words of Pilate. C: Words of Jesus.

[135]Jesus before Herod  (Luke 23:6-12)
 
  A(23:6-7)  23:7 he sent him to Herod (23:7)   (ἀνέπεμψεν)
    B(23:8-10)    23:9 he gave him no answer. (23:9)
  A'(23:11-12)  23:11he sent him back to Pilate. (23:11)   (ἀνέπεμψεν)
 
   A: Sending from Pilate and to Pilate. B: Jesus gives no answer.

[136]Jesus sentenced to death  (Luke 23:13-25)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@136   Mark@77   John@68)
 
  A(23:13-16)  23:16 then release him. (23:16)   (ἀποκύσω)
    B(23:18-19)    23:18 Away with this man (23:18)   (αἶρε)
      C(23:20)      23:20 still wishing to release Jesus, (23:20)"   (ἀπολῦσαι)
        D(23:21)        23:21 Crucify him! Crucify him! (23:21)
      C'(23:22)      23:22 I shall have him flogged and then release him. (23:22)   (ἀπολύσω)
    B'(23:23)    23:23 they persisted in calling for his crucifixion (23:23)   (σταυρωθῆναι)
  A'(23:24-25)  23:25 So he released the man (23:25)   (ἀπέλυσεν)
 
   A: Release. B: Death penalty. C: Release. D: Crucifixion.

[137]Jesus led away  (Luke 23:26-32)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@137   Mark@78)
 
  A(23:26-27)  23:26 after laying the cross on him, they made him carry it behind Jesus.(23:26)"   (Σίμωνά)
    B(23:28-29)    23:29 Blessed are the barren, the wombs that never bore and the breasts that never nursed. (23:29)"   (στεῖραι)
      C(23:30)      Prophecy of Hosea
    B'(23:31)    23:31 if these things are done when the wood is green what will happen when it is dry? (23:31)   (ζηρῷ)
  A'(23:32)  23:32 Now two others, both criminals, were led away with him to be executed. (23:32)"   (κακοῦργοι δύο)
 
   A: Person who goes with Jesus. B: Withered. C: Prophecy of Hosea.

[138]the crucifixion  (Luke 23:33-38)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@137   Mark@78   John@37   John@38   John@69)
 
P(23:33-34)23:33 they crucified him (23:33)
  A(23:35)  23:35 let him save himself if he is the chosen one (23:35)   (σωσάτω)
  A'(23:36-38)  23:37 If you are King of the Jews, save yourself. (23:37)"   (σῶσον)
 
   A: Save yourself.

[139]Jesus and the two criminals  (Luke 23:39-43)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@138   Mark@78)
 
  A(23:39)  23:39 Save yourself and us. (23:39)   (σῶσον)
    B(23:40)    23:40 Have you no fear of God (23:40)   (τὸν θεόν)
      C(23:41)      23:41 this man has done nothing criminal (23:41)
    B'(23:42)    23:42 remember me when you come into your kingdom. (23:42)   (βασιλείαν)
  A'(23:43)  23:43 today you will be with me in Paradise. (23:43)   (παραδείσῳ)
 
   A: Saving. B: Fear of God. C: Innocence of Jesus.

[140]The death of Jesus  (Luke 23:44-49)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@139   Matthew@141   Mark@79   Mark@80   John@40   John@41)
 
P(23:44-46)23:46 Father, into your hands I commend my spirit (23:46)
  A1(23:47)  The centurion
  A2(23:48)  The people
  A3(23:49)  The women who had followed Jesus
 
   A: People who witness the death of Jesus.

[141]The burial of Jesus  (Luke 23:50-56)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@141   Mark@80   John@73)
 
P(23:50-51)23:50 there was a virtuous and righteous man named Joseph (23:50)
  A(23:52-53)  23:53 laid him in a rock-hewn tomb (23:53)   (μνήματι)
    B(23:54)    23:54 the sabbath was about to begin. (23:54)   (σάββατον)
  A'(23:55)  23:55 the tomb and the way in which his body was laid in it (23:55)   (μνημεῖον)
    B'(23:56)    23:56 they rested on the sabbath according to the commandment. (23:56)   (σάββατον)
 
   A: The tomb and the body. B: The sabbath.

[142]The resurrection of Jesus  (Luke 24:1-12)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@143   Mark@81   John@74)
 
  A(24:1-3)  24:3 they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. (24:3)   (σῶμα)
    B(24:4-7)    Two people proclaim the resurrection   (εἶπαν)
      C(24:8)      24:8 And they remembered his words. (24:8)
    B'(24:9-11)    Women proclaim the resurrection   (ἀπήγγειλαν)
  A'(24:12)  24:12 and saw the burial cloths alone (24:12)   (ὀθόνια μόνα)
 
   A: There is not the body. B: Proclamation of the resurrection. C: To remember the words of Jesus.

[143]The walk to Emmaus  (Luke 24:13-35)
 
  A(24:13-14)  24:13 going to a village seven miles from Jerusalem (24:13)   (Ἱερουσαλήμ)
    B(24:15-16)    24:16 their eyes were prevented from recognizing him.(24:16)   (ἐπιγνῶναι)
      C(24:17-24)      Explanation of Cleopas   (εἶπαν)
        D(24:25-26)        24:26 the Messiah should suffer these things and enter into his glory? (24:26)
      C'(24:27)      24:27 he interpreted to them what referred to him (24:27)   (διερμήνευσεν)
    B'(24:28-31)    24:31 With that their eyes were opened and they recognized him (24:31)   (ἐπέγνωσαν)
  A'(24:32-35)  24:33 So they set out at once and returned to Jerusalem (24:33)   (Ἱερουσαλὴμ)
 
   A: Departure from Jerusalem / Return to Jerusalem. B: Eyes are prevented / opened. C: Explanation. D: The Messiah should suffer and enter into his glory.

[144]Jesus appears to his desciples  (Luke 24:36-49)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@145   Acts@1)
 
  A(24:36)  24:36 Peace be with you (24:36)   (εἰρήνη)
    B(24:37)    Misunderstanding of disciples
      C(24:38-39)      24:39 a ghost does not have flesh and bones as you can see I have (24:39)
        D(24:40)        Testimony of Jesus (hands and feet)
          E(24:41a)          Amazed disciples
        D'(24:41b-43)        Testimony of Jesus (eating food)
      C'(24:44)      24:44 everything written about me in the law of Moses and in the prophets and psalms must be fulfilled. (24:44)
    B'(24:45)    24:45 he opened their minds to understand (24:45)
  A'(24:46-49)  24:49 I am sending the promise of my Father upon you (24:49)   (ἐπαγγελίαν)
 
   A: Given object. B: To help understanding. C: Teachings about Jesus. D: Testimony of Jesus. E: Amazed disciples.

[145]The ascension of Jesus  (Luke 24:50-53)
 
(Related pericope:    Matthew@145   Acts@1)
 
  A(24:50)  24:50 as far as Bethany (24:50)   (Βηθανίαν)
    B(24:51)    24:51 was taken up to heaven. (24:51)   (οὐρανόν)
  A'(24:52)  24:52 then returned to Jerusalem (24:52)   (Ἱερουσαλὴμ)
    B'(24:53)    24:53 they were continually in the temple (24:53)   (ἱερῷ)
 
   A: Bethany and Jerusalem. B: The heaven and the temple.


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