|New Testament manuscript
|Text||Matthew 26 †; Acts 9-10 †|
|Now at||University of Michigan|
|Cite||H. A. Sanders, A Third Century Papyrus of Matthew and Acts XVIII (London: 1937), pp. 151-161.|
Papyrus 53 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), signed by 53, is an early copy of the New Testament in Greek. It is a papyrus manuscript of the Matthew, and Acts, it contains only Matt. 26:29-40; Acts 9:33-10:1. The manuscript palaeographically had been assigned to the 3rd century. These two fragments were found together, they were part of a codex containing the four Gospels and Acts or Matthew and Acts.
- Philip W. Comfort, Encountering the Manuscripts. An Introduction to New Testament Paleography & Textual Criticism, Nashville, Tennessee: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 2005, p. 69.
- Aland, Kurt; Aland, Barbara (1995). The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism. Erroll F. Rhodes (trans.). Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. p. 99. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1.
- "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 26 August 2011.
- Henry A. Sanders, A Third Century Papyrus of Matthew and Acts, in: Quantulacumque: Studies Presented to Kirsopp Lake (London: 1937), pp. 151–161.
- Comfort, Philip W.; David P. Barrett (2001). The Text of the Earliest New Testament Greek Manuscripts. Wheaton, Illinois: Tyndale House Publishers. pp. 369–373. ISBN 978-0-8423-5265-9.