Definition of Synoptic Gospels in English:

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Synoptic Gospels

plural noun

The Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke, which describe events from a similar point of view, as contrasted with that of John.
Example sentences
  • The book's treatment of the Synoptic Gospels is much too brief to be enlightening.
  • The Synoptic Gospels are permeated with teaching about the kingdom of God.
  • Some scholars put a cautious date on Thomas, for example, in the middle of the first century, before the Synoptic Gospels.

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Syllabification: Syn·op·tic Gos·pels

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