286 Before Ones Creation

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This page forms part of the resources for 286 Before Ones Creation in the Jesus Database project of FaithFutures Foundation

Crossan Inventory | 286 Literature | 286 Parallels | 286 Commentary | 286 Poetry | 286 Images


(1) Thom 19:1

Crossan analysis:

Item: 286
Stratum: II (60-80 CE)
Attestation: Single
Historicity: -
Common Sayings Tradition: No


(1) Thom 19:1

Jesus said, "Congratulations to the one who came into being before coming into being. 2 If you become my disciples and pay attention to my sayings, these stones will serve you. 3 For there are five trees in Paradise for you; they do not change, summer or winter, and their leaves do not fall. 4 Whoever knows them will not taste death." [Complete Gospels]

No copies of this portion of Thomas survive in Greek. For the Coptic version see [Early Christian Writings]