Gospel of Mark

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The Gospel According to Mark (κατὰ Μᾶρκον εὐαγγέλιον, τὸ εὐαγγέλιον κατὰ Μᾶρκον, to euangelion kata Markon), commonly shortened to the Gospel of Mark or simply Mark, is the second book of the New Testament. This canonical account of the life of Jesus of Nazareth is one of the three synoptic gospels. It was thought to be an epitome, which accounts for its place as the second gospel in the Bible. However, most textual critics now regard it as the earliest of the canonical gospels (c 70), a position known as Markan priority. Markan priority is favored by textual critics because corrupt manuscripts like Sinaiticus omit the last twelve verses of chapter 16. Markan priority makes it seem like the omission is an authority.

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