Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 405

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Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 405 (P. Oxy. 405 or P. Oxy. III 405) is a fragment from a copy c. 200 AD [1] of Irenaeus' work Against Heresies, composed in AD 180. It includes a quote from Matthew 3:16-17, and was the earliest witness to the text of the New Testament when it was discovered.[2]

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  1. ^ The Oxyrhynchus Papyri, volume 3.
  2. ^ Daniel B. Wallace, Interview.


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