281 Man and Lion

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Crossan Inventory | 281 Literature | 281 Parallels | 281 Commentary | 281 Poetry | 281 Images


(1) Thom 7 = POxy654 7

Crossan analysis:

Item: 281
Stratum: II (60-80 CE)
Attestation: Single
Historicity: -
Common Sayings Tradition: No


(1) Thom 7

Jesus said, "Lucky is the lion that the human will eat, so that the lion becomes human. 2 And foul is the human that the lion will eat, and the lion still will become human." [Complete Gospels]

“. . . μα]κάρι[ός] ἐστιν [ὁ λέων ὃν ἄνθρωπος ἐσθίει καὶ ὁ λέ]ων ἔστα[ι ἄνθρωπος καὶ ἀνάθεμα ὁ ἄνθρωπος] ὃν [ἐσθίει λέων . . .]” (Thomas 1:7 AGOSP-T)

= POxy654 7

[... "Lucky] is [the lion that the human will eat, so that the lion] will become [human. 2 And foul is the human] that [the lion will eat ...]." [Complete Gospels]

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