katapi New Study Bible - Synopsis of the Gospels - Revised Standard Version

katapi HOME Temptations to Sin - Mk.9.42-48  Mt.18.6-9  Lk.17.1-2     | RSV Books | notes

Mark: 9
42"Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin [Greek: stumble], it would be better for him if a great millstone were hung round his neck and he were thrown into the sea. 43And if your hand causes you to sin [Greek: stumble], cut it off; it is better for you to enter life maimed than with two hands to go to hell [Greek: Gehenna], to the unquenchable fire. 44 [Verses 44 and 46 (which are identical with verse 48) are omitted by the best ancient authorities] [where their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.] 45And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life lame than with two feet to be thrown into hell [Greek: Gehenna]. 46 [Verses 44 and 46 (which are identical with verse 48) are omitted by the best ancient authorities] 47And if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it out; it is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into hell [Greek: Gehenna], 48where their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.

Matthew: 18
6but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin [Greek: causes ... to stumble], it would be better for him to have a great millstone fastened round his neck and to be drowned in the depth of the sea. 7"Woe to the world for temptations to sin! [Greek: stumbling blocks] For it is necessary that temptations come, but woe to the man by whom the temptation comes! 8And if your hand or your foot causes you to sin [Greek: causes ... to stumble], cut it off and throw it away; it is better for you to enter life maimed or lame than with two hands or two feet to be thrown into the eternal fire. 9And if your eye causes you to sin [Greek: causes ... to stumble], pluck it out and throw it away; it is better for you to enter life with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into the hell [Greek: Gehenna] of fire.

Luke: 17
1And he said to his disciples, "Temptations to sin [Greek: stumbling blocks] are sure to come; but woe to him by whom they come! 2It would be better for him if a millstone were hung round his neck and he were cast into the sea, than that he should cause one of these little ones to sin [Greek: stimble].

Notes: The most generally known harmonies of the Gospels are based upon the Huck-Lietzmann Synopsis (1936) of the three gospels and Sparks' Synopsis (1964) of four gospels. Many of the passages in these harmonies are too short to display in a useful manner on a web-page.
The katapi New Study Bible Synopsis of the Gospels is based upon the headings displayed in the New Study Bible reference table which in turn follows the headings printed in the United Bible Societies' New Testament in Greek. These sections are more useful for bible study. Columns are arranged so that the first column is your chosen heading from the bible passage list (highlighted). The harmonies that follow across the web-page are then in the normally accepted order.
For Old Testament references quoted by New Testament authors, you should either go back to the passage listing web-page and select the link on the 'version' column; or click on the column heading and search through the chapter for the relevant passage; than select the OT passage from the reference column.

Any mismatches, truncated verses, other mistakes ? Please e-mail me
© Paul Ingram 2009.