Definition of synoptist in English:


Syllabification: syn·op·tist
Pronunciation: /səˈnäptist


  • The writer of a Synoptic Gospel.
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    • 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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