Papyrus 42

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Papyrus 42
New Testament manuscript
NamePapyrus Vindobonensis
TextLuke 1:54-55+2:29-32 (Greek)
Luke 1:46-51 (Coptic)
Date6th/7th century
Now atVienna, Österr. Nationalbibliothek, Pap. K. 8706
Size14x8 (27x18) cm
TypeAlexandrian text-type

Papyrus 42 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), designated by 42, is a small fragment of six verses from the Gospel of Luke dating to the 6th/7th century.[1] The Greek text of this manuscript is a representative of the Alexandrian text-type with some Byzantine readings. Aland placed it in Category II.[2]

The manuscript is housed at the Austrian National Library P. Vindob. K. 8706 at Vienna.[2][3]

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  1. ^ New Testament Transcripts Prototype
  2. ^ a b 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. 98. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1.
  3. ^ "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 26 August 2011.

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