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Papyrus 18

Papyrus 18 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), designated by \mathfrak{P}18, is an early copy of the New Testament in Greek. It is a papyrus manuscript of the Book of Revelation, it contains only Rev 1:4-7. It is written on the verso of a scroll of Exodus.[1] The text on recto contains end of Chapter 40 of Exodus, it is dated to the end of 2nd century.[1] The nomina sacra are written in an abbreviated way.

The manuscript paleographically had been assigned to the 3rd or 4th century.[2]

Description

The Greek text of this codex is a representative of the Alexandrian text-type. Aland placed it in Category I.[2]

  • Rev 1:5
λυσαντι ημας εκ — P18, אc, A, C, 2020, 2081, 2814
λουσαντι ημας απο — P, 046, 94, 1006, 1859, 2042, 2065, 2073, 2138, 2432

It is currently housed at the British Library (Inv. 2053v) in London.[2][3]

Text

[Ιωαννης τα]ι[ς επτα] εκ[κλης]ιαις
[ταις εν τη] Ασια χαρις υμειν και ειρη
[νη απο ο ων] και ο ην και ο ερχομε
[νος και απο τ[ων επτα πνευμα
[των α] εν[ω]πιον του θρονου αυ
[τ]ου και απο Ιη Χρ ο μαρτυς ο πι
στος ο πρωτοτοκος των νεκρω
και ο αρχων των βασιλεων της γης
τω αγαμωντι ημας και λυσαντι η
[μ]ας εκ των αμαρτων ημων εν
[τ]ω αιματι αυτου και επιησεν ημ[ι]
[βα]σ[ιλ]ειαν ιερεις του θ[υ]ω και π[α]τρι
[αυτο]υ. αυτω το κρατος και η δοξα
[εις το]υς αιωνας αμην ιδου
[ερχε]ται μετα των νεφελων
[και οψε]ται αυτον πας οφθαλ
[μος και ο]ιτινες αυτον εξε

See also

References

Further reading

  • Philip W. Comfort and David P. Barrett, The Text of the Earliest New Testament Greek Manuscripts. Wheaton, Illinois: Tyndale House Publishers Incorporated, 2001, pp. 103-105.

External links

  • P. Oxy. VIII, 1079 from Papyrology at Oxford's "POxy: Oxyrhynchus Online"
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