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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Gospel of John


Correspondence table of Pericopes and Literary Structure


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1 The word became flesh(1:1-18) 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-1 7-1
2 The testimony of John the Baptist(1:19-28) 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-1 7-1
3 The lamb of God(1:29-34) 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-1 7-1
4 The first disciple of Jesus(1:35-42) 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-1 7-1
5 Jesus calls Philip and Nathanael(1:43-51) 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-1 7-1
6 The wedding at Cana(2:1-12) 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-1 7-1
7 Jesus cleanses the temple(2:13-25) 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-1 7-1
8 Nicodemus visits Jesus(3:1-21) 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-1 7-2
9 John the Baptist's Final Witness(3:22-36) 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-1 7-2
10 Jesus and the Woman of Samaria(4:1-42) 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-1 7-2
11 Healing the Official's Son(4:43-54) 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-1 7-2
12 Jesus heals on the Sabbath(5:1-47) 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-1 7-2
13 Feeding the five thousand(6:1-15) 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-1 4-2 7-2
14 Jesus walks on the water(6:16-21) 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-2 7-2
15 The bread from heaven(6:22-71) 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-2 7-3
16 The unbelief of Jesus' brothers(7:1-13) 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-2 7-3
17 The law and Moses(7:14-24) 1-1 2-1 3-1 3-2 4-2 7-3
18 Officers are sent to arrest Jesus(7:25-36) 1-1 2-1 3-2 4-2 7-3
19 River of living water(7:37-52) 1-1 2-1 3-2 4-2 7-3
20 Jesus the light of the world(8:12-30) 1-1 2-1 3-2 4-2 7-3
21 Before Abraham was born, I am(8:31-59) 1-1 2-1 3-2 4-2 7-3
22 A man born blind receives sight(9:1-41) 1-1 2-1 3-2 4-2 7-4
23 The sheep, the Shepherd, and sheep robbers(10:1-21) 1-1 2-1 3-2 4-2 7-4
24 Jesus is rejected by the Jews(10:22-42) 1-1 2-1 3-2 4-2 7-4
25 Jesus raises Lazarus to life(11:1-44) 1-1 2-1 2-2 3-2 4-2 4-3 7-4
26 The plot to kill Jesus(11:45-57) 1-1 2-2 3-2 4-3 7-4
27 Mary anoints Jesus(12:1-11) 1-1 2-2 3-2 4-3 7-4
28 Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem(12:12-19) 1-1 2-2 3-2 4-3 7-4
29 Jesus speaks about his death(12:20-36) 1-1 2-2 3-2 4-3 7-5
30 The unbelief of the people(12:37-50) 1-1 2-2 3-2 4-3 7-5
31 Jesus foretells his betrayal(13:1-30) 1-1 2-2 3-2 4-3 7-5
32 The new commandment(13:31-14:31) 1-1 2-2 3-2 4-3 7-5
33 The work of the Spirit(15:1-16:33) 1-1 2-2 3-2 3-3 4-3 7-5
34 Jesus prays for his disciples(17:1-26) 1-1 2-2 3-3 4-3 7-5
35 The betrayal and arrest of Jesus(18:1-11) 1-1 2-2 3-3 4-3 7-5
36 Jesus before High Priest(18:12-27) 1-1 2-2 3-3 4-3 7-6
37 Jesus sentenced to death(18:28-19:16) 1-1 2-2 3-3 4-3 4-4 7-6
38 The crucifixion of Jesus(19:17-22) 1-1 2-2 3-3 4-4 7-6
39 The clothes was divided(19:23-24) 1-1 2-2 3-3 4-4 7-6
40 The mother of Jesus(19:25-27) 1-1 2-2 3-3 4-4 7-6
41 The death of Jesus(19:28-30) 1-1 2-2 3-3 4-4 7-6
42 The burial of Jesus(19:31-42) 1-1 2-2 3-3 4-4 7-6
43 The resurrection of Jesus(20:1-10) 1-1 2-2 3-3 4-4 7-7
44 Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene(20:11-18) 1-1 2-2 3-3 4-4 7-7
45 Jesus appears to the disciple(20:19-23) 1-1 2-2 3-3 4-4 7-7
46 Jesus and Thomas(20:24-31) 1-1 2-2 3-3 4-4 7-7
47 Jesus appears to seven disciples(21:1-14) 1-1 2-2 3-3 4-4 7-7
48 Jesus and Peter(21:15-19) 1-1 2-2 3-3 4-4 7-7
49 Jesus and the beloved disciple(21:20-25) 1-1 2-2 3-3 4-4 7-7

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