Papyrus 20, P20

`Abd ar-Rahman Robert Squires & M S M Saifullah

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First Composed: 8 April 2000

Last Updated: 8 April 2000


Name

Papyrus 20 (AM 4117), P20

Date

3rd Century CE.

Provenance

Oxyrhynchus, Egypt.

Size

About 11.5 cm. x 4.3 cm. There is one column and 20 lines per page. Click here to see the image.

It contains part of a leaf of a codex.

Contents

It contain James 2:19-3:2 (recto) and James 3:3-9 (verso).

Textual Character

Most scholars agree that P20 generally agrees with B and then with and C. Metzger calls it "Alexandrian" and the Alands call it "normal."

Writing

The words are written without separation. Accents, breathings and punctuation marks are absent.

Location

University Library, Princeton, New Jersey.


References

[1] A. S. Hunt, The Oxyrhynchus Papyri, IX, 1912, 9 ff. (No. 1171).

[2] W. H. P. Hatch, The Principal Uncial Manuscripts Of The New Testament, 1939, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Plate VI.

The New Testament Manuscripts