Papyrus 40, P40
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Papyrus 40 (Inv. Pap. graec. 645), P40
3rd Century CE.
Discovered near a village of Qarara, Egypt.
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.
Romans 1:24-27, 31-32; 2:1-3; 3:21-31; 4:1-8; 6:4-5,16; 9:16-17, 27.
According to Metzger, the text is Alexandrian.
The manuscript is written in a reformed documentary hand.
Institut für Papyrologie der Universität, Heidelberg, Germany.
 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