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Date: Early to Middle Second Century A.D.
Discovered: Oxyrhynchus, Egypt
Location: Sackler Library, Oxford, England
Contents: Matthew 21:34-37, 43, 45
34 When the season for the fruit came near, he sent his servants to the farmers to receive his fruit. 35 The farmers took his servants, beat one, killed another, and stoned another. 36 Again, he sent other servants more than the first; and they treated them the same way. 37 But afterward he sent to them his son, saying, ‘They will respect my son.’
I tell you, God’s Kingdom will be taken
away from you and will be given to a
nation producing its fruit.
45 When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard his parables, they perceived that he spoke about them.
[i] A number of manuscripts omit verse 44.
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