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What is the likelihood that independent translators would come up with exactly the same wording in so many places? To be sure, we could propose a large Greek Ur-gospel as the source for all three gospels. But this hypothesis has three serious drawbacks. First, we would have expected so major a literary product in Greek to have been mentioned somewhere in early Christian literature, but it is not. Second, it is harder to explain the genesis of the three Synoptic Gospels if so significant a text already existed.
Weisse in 1838. 33It was given its classic expression in an 1863 monograph by H. J. Holtzmann. 34Finally, in a work that stands as the high-water mark in source criticism, The Four Gospels: A Study of Origins (1924), 35B. H. Streeter posited the existence of two other sources in addition to Mark and Q: "M,” the material peculiar to Matthew’s gospel, and "L,” the material peculiar to Luke’s gospel. This "four-source” hypothesis was an attempt to provide a comprehensive explanation of the origin of the Gospels through source criticism.
Table 4 Order of Events in the Synoptics Pericope Matthew Mark Luke Jesus and Beelzebub 12:22-37 3:20-30 11:14-28 The Sign of Jonah Jesus’ mother and brothers 12:38-45 — 11:29-32 12:46-50 3:31-35 8:19-21 Parable of the Sower 13:1-9 4:1-9 8:4-8 The Reason for Parables 13:10-17 4:10-12 8:9-10 Interpretation of Parable of the Sower 13:18-23 4:13-20 8:11-15 Parable of the Weeds 13:24-30 —· — A Lamp on a Stand — 4:21-25 8:16-18 Parable of the Seed growing secretly — 4:26-29 — Parable of the Mustard Seed 13:31-32 4:30-34 — Parable of the Yeast 13:33 — — Jesus’ Speaking in Parables 13:34-35 — — Interpretation of Parable of the Weeds 13:36-43 — — Parable of Hidden Treasure 13:44 — — Parable of the Pearl 13:45-46 — — Parable of the Net 13:47-50 — — The Householder 13:51-52 — — The Stilling of the Storm 8:18, 23-27 4:35-41 8:22-25 Healing of Gerasene Demoniac 8:28-34 5:1-20 8:26-39 Raising of Jairus’s Daughter/ Healing of a Woman 9:18-26 5:21-43 8:40-56 Rejection at Nazareth 13:53-58 6:1-6a 4:16-30 Sending out of the Twelve 10:1-15 6:6b-13 9:1-6 Beheading of John the Baptist 14:1-12 6:14-29 [9:7-9] Feeding of the Five Thousand 14:13-21 6:30-44 9:10-17 Walking on the Water 14:22-36 6:45-56 — Note: Bold type indicates placcs where Matthew and Luke deviate from the order of events followed in Mark.