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Discovered: Oxyrhynchus, Egypt
Location: Florence, Italy: Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana
Contents: Matthew 25:12-15, 20-23
12 But he answered, ‘Most certainly I
tell you, I don’t know you.’ 13 Watch therefore, for you
don’t know the
day nor the hour
14 “For it is like a man going into another country, who called his own servants and entrusted his goods to them. 15 To one he gave five[ii] talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his own ability. Then he went on his journey.
20 He who received the five talents came and brought another five talents, saying, ‘Lord, you delivered to me five talents. Behold, I have gained another five talents in addition to them.’
21 “His lord said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a few things, I will set you over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.’
also who got
the two talents came and said, ‘Lord, you
delivered to me two talents. Behold, I
have gained another two
23 “His lord said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a few things. I will set you over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.’
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