312 Riches and Power

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(1) Thom 81
(2) DialSav 20:3 (= ch 11 in some editions)

Crossan analysis:

Item: 312
Stratum: II (60-80 CE)
Attestation: Single
Historicity: -
Common Sayings Tradition: No


(1) Thom 81

Jesus said, "The one who has become wealthy should reign, 2and the one who has power should renounce (it)." [Complete Gospels]

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

(2) DialSav 20:3 (= ch 11 in some editions)

And Matthew asked him, "[...] took it, namely [...] those who [...]." 20 The Lord said, "[...] stronger than him who [...] you [...] him to follow [yo]u and all the works [...] your heart. 2 For just as your hearts [...], [..in this] way you shall be victorious over the powers that are [abo]ve and those that are below [...]. 3 I say to you, those [who have] power should deny [it and] change their ways. 5 And those who [...] seek and find and rejo[ice]." [Complete Gospels]

Original Coptic version is not yet available