Part Two. The Coptic Papyri — Codex VII (Codex_Part_II_VII)
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2 Genesis 32.5-21 and 42.27-30, 35-38

Inv. VII 89c: 11 × 8.5 cm.; 90c: 11 × 16.5 cm.; 91c: 6 × 10 cm.; 92c: 0.75 × 0.25 cm.; 93c: 1.00 × 0.60 cm.

With the exception of the exiguous fragments 92c and 93c, this text was first published by R. Kasser, “Fragments du livre biblique de la Genèse cachés dans la reliure d’un codex gnostique,” Le Muséon 85 (1972) 65-89; to this article the reader is referred for a detailed treatment of the problems involved. The present re-edition provides a revised transcription, equipped with translation, and the commentary indicates …

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Barns, J. W. B. and Browne, Gerald M., “Part Two. The Coptic Papyri — Codex VII (Codex_Part_II_VII)”, in: The Coptic Gnostic Library — A Complete Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices, Editor in Chief: James M. Robinson. Consulted online on 18 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2012

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