Gospel Parallels

Parallel comparisons are based on the 15th edition of “Synopsis Quattuor Evangeliorum” by Kurt Aland (United Bible Societies, 1985).

PrefaceMATTHEWMARKLUKEJOHN
Prologue1:11:11:1-41:1-18
Birth and Childhood
The Promise of the Birth of John the Baptist 1:5-25 
The Annunciation 1:26-38 
Mary's Visit to Elizabeth 1:39-56 
The Birth of John the Baptist 1:57-80 
The Genealogy of Jesus1:2-17 3:23-38 
The Birth of Jesus1:18-25 2:1-7 
The Adoration of the Infant Jesus2:1-12 2:8-20 
The Circumcision and Presentation in the Temple  2:21-38 
The Flight into Egypt and Return2:13-21   
The Childhood of Jesus at Nazareth2:22-23 2:39-40 
The Boy Jesus in the Temple 2:41-52 
Preparation
John the Baptist3:1-61:2-63:1-61:19-23
John's Preaching of Repentance3:7-10 3:7-9 
John Replies to Questioners  3:10-14 
John's Messianic Preaching3:11-121:7-83:15-181:24-28
The Imprisonment of John14:3-46:17-183:19-20 
The Baptism of Jesus3:13-171:9-113:21-221:29-34
The Genealogy of Jesus1:1-17 3:23-38 
The Temptation4:1-111:12-134:1-13