Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 3522

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Papyrus LXX Oxyrhynchu 3522

The Papyrus LXX Oxyrhynchus 3522, signed as P.Oxy.L 3522 – is a small fragment of the Greek Septuaginta (LXX) written in papyrus, in scroll form. As one of the manuscripts discovered at Oxyrhynchus it has been catalogued with the number 3522. Palaeographically it has been dated to the 1st century CE.


This fragment contains Job 42,11-12, and contains the tetragrammaton for the Divine Name.[1][2] This is one of the fragments of the Septuagint with the Divine Name.

The fragment was published in 1983 by P. J. Parsons in The Oxyrhynchus Papyri, vol. L (50).

Also the fragment is catalogued with number 857 in the list of manuscripts of the Septuaginta as the classification of Alfred Rahlfs, also as LDAB 3079.[3]


The manuscript is kept in the Papyrology department of the Sackler library in Oxford as (P.Oxy.L 3522).

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  1. ^ Emanuel Tov (2001). Uitgeverij Van Gorcum, ed. Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible. Minneapolis: Fortress Press; Assen: Royal Van Gorcum. p. 220. ISBN 0-8006-3429-2.
  2. ^ Alan K. Bowman (1983). The Oxyrhynchus Papyri, Part L. London: The British Academy & The Egypt Exploration Fund. pp. 1–3.
  3. ^ Larry W. Hurtado (2006). The Earliest Christian Artifacts: Manuscripts and Christian Origins. Sheffield: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. p. 213. ISBN 0-8028-2895-7.


  • P. J. Parsons. "P.Oxy.L 3522". Oxyrhynchus Online. The Oxyrhynchus Papyri vol. L. Retrieved April 21, 2012.

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