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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Gospel of Luke


List of Literary Structures


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9-1  9-2  9-3  9-4  9-5  9-6  9-7  9-8  9-9 

12-1  12-2  12-3  12-4  12-5  12-6  12-7  12-8  12-9  12-10  12-11  12-12 

List of Pericopes


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1 Dedication to Theophilus(1:1-4)
2 The birth of John the Baptist foretold(1:5-25)
3 The birth of Jesus foretold(1:26-38)
4 Mary visits Elizabeth(1:39-45)
5 Mary's song of praise(1:46-56)
6 The birth of John the Baptist(1:57-66)
7 Zachariah's prophecy(1:67-80)
8 The birth of Jesus(2:1-20)
9 Jesus is presented in the temple(2:21-40)
10 The boy Jesus in the temple(2:41-52)
11 The proclamation of John the Baptist(3:1-20)
12 The baptism of Jesus(3:21-22)
13 The ancestors of Jesus(3:23-38)
14 The temptation of Jesus(4:1-15)
15 The rejection of Jesus at Nazareth(4:16-30)
16 Jesus drives out an evil spirit(4:31-44)
17 Jesus calls the first disciples(5:1-11)
18 Jesus cleanses a leper(5:12-16)
19 Jesus heals a paralytic(5:17-26)
20 Jesus calls Levi(5:27-32)
21 The question about fasting(5:33-35)
22 The parables of wine and cloak(5:36-39)
23 The question about the Sabbath(6:1-5)
24 The man with a withered hand(6:6-11)
25 Jesus choose the twelve apostles(6:12-19)
26 Blessings and woes(6:20-26)
27 Love for enemies(6:27-36)
28 Judging others(6:37-38)
29 The disciple and the teacher(6:39-40)
30 The splinter in your brother's eye(6:41-42)
31 A tree and its fruits(6:43-45)
32 The two foundations(6:46-49)
33 Jesus heals a centurion's servant(7:1-10)
34 Jesus raises the widow's son at Nain(7:11-17)
35 Messengers from John the Baptist(7:18-23)
36 No one is greater than John(7:24-28)
37 The people of this generation(7:29-35)
38 A sinful woman forgiven(7:36-50)
39 Some woman accompany Jesus(8:1-3)
40 The parable of the sower(8:4-8)
41 They may look but not see(8:9-10)
42 Meaning of the parable of the sower(8:11-15)
43 A lamp under a jar(8:16-18)
44 The true kindred of Jesus(8:19-21)
45 Jesus calms a storm(8:22-25)
46 Jesus heals the Gerasene demoniac(8:26-39)
47 A woman healed(8:40-48)
48 A girl restored to life (8:49-56)
49 The mission of the twelve(9:1-6)
50 Herod's perplexity(9:7-9)
51 Feeding the five thousand(9:10-17)
52 Peter's declaration about Jesus(9:18-20)
53 Jesus fortells his death and resurrection(9:21-22)
54 The nature of discipleship(9:23-27)
55 The transfiguration(9:28-36)
56 Jesus heals a boy with a demon(9:37-43)
57 Jesus again fortells his death(9:44-45)
58 Ambition and Jealousy Rebuked(9:46-50)
59 A Samaritan village reguses to receive Jesus(9:51-56)
60 Would-be followers of Jesus(9:57-62)
61 The mission of the seventy(10:1-12)
62 Woes to unrepentant cities(10:13-16)
63 The return of the seventy(10:17-20)
64 Jesus rejoices(10:21-24)
65 The parable of the good Samaritan(10:25-37)
66 Jesus visits Martha and Mary(10:38-42)
67 The LORD's prayer(11:1-4)
68 About prayer(11:5-13)
69 Jesus and Beelzebul(11:14-26)
70 True blessedness(11:27-28)
71 The sign of Jonah(11:29-32)
72 The light of the body(11:33-36)
73 Jesus denounces Pharisees and Lawyers(11:37-54)
74 A warning against hypocrisy(12:1-3)
75 Whom to fear(12:4-12)
76 The parable of the rich fool(12:13-21)
77 Do not worry(12:22-32)
78 Treasure in heaven(12:33-34)
79 Watchful slaves(12:35-40)
80 The faithfiul or the unfaithful slave(12:41-48)
81 Jesus is the cause of division(12:49-53)
82 With the Multitude about the Signs of the Time(12:54-56)
83 Your opponent will turn you over to the judge(12:57-59)
84 Repent or perish(13:1-5)
85 The parable of the barren fig tree(13:6-9)
86 Jesus heals a crippled woman(13:10-17)
87 The parable of the Mustard seed and yeast(13:18-21)
88 The narrow door(13:22-30)
89 The lament over Jerusalem(13:31-35)
90 Jesus heals the man with dropsy(14:1-6)
91 The parable of the great dinner(14:7-24)
92 The cost of discipleship(14:25-35)
93 The parable of the lost sheep and coin(15:1-10)
94 The parable of the prodigal and his brother(15:11-32)
95 The parable of the dishonest manager(16:1-13)
96 The law and the kingdom of God(16:14-18)
97 The rich man and Lazarus(16:19-31)
98 Some sayings of Jesus(17:1-10)
99 Jesus cleanses ten lepers(17:11-19)
100 The coming of the kingdom(17:20-37)
101 The parable of the widow and the unjust judge(18:1-8)
102 The parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector(18:9-14)
103 Jesus blesses little children(18:15-17)
104 The rich ruler(18:18-30)
105 A third time Jesus foretells his death and resurrection(18:31-34)
106 Jesus heals a blind beggar near Jericho(18:35-43)
107 Jesus and Zacchaeus(19:1-10)
108 The parable of the ten Pounds(19:11-27)
109 Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem(19:28-44)
110 Jesus cleanses the temple(19:45-48)
111 The authority of Jesus questioned(20:1-8)
112 The parable of the wicked tenants(20:9-19)
113 The question about paying taxes(20:20-26)
114 The qusetion about the resurrection(20:27-40)
115 The question about david's son(20:41-44)
116 Jesus denounces the scribes(20:45-47)
117 The widow's offering(21:1-4)
118 The destruction of the temple foretold(21:5-9)
119 The end of the world(21:10-19)
120 The destruction of Jerusalem foretold(21:20-24)
121 The coming of the Son of Man(21:25-28)
122 The parable of the fig tree(21:29-33)
123 Exhortation to watch(21:34-38)
124 The plot to kill Jesus(22:1-6)
125 The preparation of the passover(22:7-13)
126 The institution of the Lord's supper(22:14-23)
127 The dispute about greatness(22:24-30)
128 Jesus predicts Peter's denial(22:31-34)
129 Purse, bag, and sword(22:35-39)
130 Jesus prays on the Mount of Olives(22:40-46)
131 The betrayal and arrest of Jesus(22:47-53)
132 Peter denies Jesus(22:54-65)
133 Jesus before the council(22:66-71)
134 Jesus before Pilate(23:1-5)
135 Jesus before Herod(23:6-12)
136 Jesus sentenced to death(23:13-25)
137 Jesus led away(23:26-32)
138 the crucifixion(23:33-38)
139 Jesus and the two criminals(23:39-43)
140 The death of Jesus(23:44-49)
141 The burial of Jesus(23:50-56)
142 The resurrection of Jesus(24:1-12)
143 The walk to Emmaus(24:13-35)
144 Jesus appears to his desciples(24:36-49)
145 The ascension of Jesus(24:50-53)


Citations of the Bible are from New American Bible and New Revised Standard Version