Matthew 26:34

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Matthew 26:34: Jesus said to him, “Assuredly, I say to you that this night, before the rooster crows, you will deny Me three times.”
Luke 22:34: Then He said, “I tell you, Peter, the rooster shall not crow this day before you will deny three times that you know Me.”
John 13:38: Jesus answered him, “Will you lay down your life for My sake? Most assuredly, I say to you, the rooster shall not crow till you have denied Me three times.

Mark 14:30: Jesus said to him, “Assuredly, I say to you that today, even this night, before the rooster crows twice, you will deny Me three times.”
Mark 14:66-72: Now as Peter was below in the courtyard, one of the servant girls of the high priest came. And when she saw Peter warming himself, she looked at him and said, “You also were with Jesus of Nazareth.” But he denied it, saying, “I neither know nor understand what you are saying.” And he went out on the porch, and a rooster crowed. And the servant girl saw him again, and began to say to those who stood by, “This is one of them.” But he denied it again. And a little later those who stood by said to Peter again, “Surely you are one of them; for you are a Galilean, and your speech shows it.” Then he began to curse and swear, “I do not know this Man of whom you speak!” A second time the rooster crowed. Then Peter called to mind the word that Jesus had said to him, “Before the rooster crows twice, you will deny Me three times.” And when he thought about it, he wept.

Matthew, Luke, and John say that Peter would deny Jesus three times before the first crow, but Mark says that Peter would deny Jesus three times between the first and second crows, and Mark also says that Peter didn't deny Jesus three times before the first crow.

Contradictions:
1. Peter would deny Jesus 3 times before the 1st crow != Peter would deny Jesus 3 times between the 1st and 2nd crows.
2. Peter would deny Jesus 3 times before the 1st crow != Peter didn't deny Jesus 3 times before the 1st crow.

(Solving: 1)

That Peter would deny Jesus 3 times, between the 1st and 2nd crows, is never stated in the passage from Mark.

Technically, yes, but the passage certainly implies that.

Saying "You'll deny me before the 2nd crow" clearly implies that "You'll deny me between the 1st and 2nd crows", which certainly does conflict with the verses from Matthew, Luke, and John.

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