Papyrus 40, P40

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

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First Composed: 28 April 2000

Last Updated: 31 October 2004


Name

Papyrus 40 (Inv. Pap. graec. 645), P40

Date

3rd Century CE.

Provenance

Discovered near a village of Qarara, Egypt.

Size

There are seven fragments that are extremely frayed and difficult to read. The original manuscript size may have been around 19 cm. x 30 cm. Click here to see the images.

Contents

Romans 1:24-27, 31-32; 2:1-3; 3:21-31; 4:1-8; 6:4-5,16; 9:16-17, 27.

Textual Character

According to Metzger, the text is Alexandrian.

Writing

The manuscript is written in a reformed documentary hand.

Location

Institut für Papyrologie der Universität, Heidelberg, Germany.


References

[1] P. W. Comfort & David P. Barrett, The Complete Text Of The Earliest New Testament Manuscripts, 1999, Baker Books: Grand Rapids (Michigan) United States of America, p. 140.

The New Testament Manuscripts