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synoptist Line breaks: syn¦op|tist
Pronunciation: /sɪˈnɒptɪst/

Definition of synoptist in English:


The writer of a Synoptic Gospel.
Example sentences
  • Alternatively, we have to suppose that the wording of the synoptists pointed to a custom in those days that doesn't accord with modern interpretations.
  • All three synoptists mention that in this period, which some biblical scholars view as a time of ritual preparation, the devil, or Satan, tried to tempt Jesus.
  • The synoptist Mark noted the success of the disciples in his Gospel.
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