Prediction of the destruction of the temple


#1

I was reading that Luke was probably written before the destruction of the temple. Did that one have a prediction of the destruction? Besides Matthew, which of the Gospels had one?


#2

I would think all three of the Synoptic Gospels would have such a prediction in them. In Matthew, Mark and in Luke, Jesus speaks of Jerusalem’s demise but yes, in veiled language as you can expect the Pharisees were already scandalized by him.


#3

All the Synoptics have Jesus predicting the destruction of the Temple, as does John (though he puts a slightly different spin on it - see John 2).

I'd go with Mark, which seems to be the earliest Gospel, written prior to the Temple's destruction.


#4

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