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Papyrus 1

By Jay Rogers
Published August 14, 2008

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α [1]
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1βιβλος γενεσεως ι̅υ̅ χ̅υ̅ υ̅υ̅ δαυιδ [υιου
αβρααμ 2αβρααμ ε̣γ̣εννησεν τον [ϊσαακ
ϊσαακ δ̣[ε] εγεννησεν τ[ον] ϊακωβ̣ [ϊακωβ
δε εγ[ε]ν̣ν̣ησεν τον ϊουδαν κ[α]ι̣ τ̣[ους
α[δ]ελφο̣υ̣ς αυτου 3ϊουδα̣ς̣ δ̣ε εγενν̣η̣
σ̣εν τον φαρες και τον ζαρε εκ της θα
μ̣αρ φαρες̣ δε εγεννησεν τον εσρωμ
εσ[ρω]μ̣ δε εγ̣ε̣ννησεν τον [α]ραμ 4αραμ
δε [ε]γε̣ννησεν τον αμμι̣ν̣αδαβ α̣μ̣
μ̣[ι]ν̣α̣δ̣[α]β δε εγεννησεν τον ναασ̣σ̣ω̅ ̅
ν̣αα[σ]σ̣ων δε εγεννησεν τον σαλ̣[μ]ω̣ν
5σαλμων δε εγενν[η]σ̣εν τον βοες εκ
της ραχαβ βοες δε ε̣γ̣εννησεν τον ϊ
ωβηδʼ εκ της ρ[ο]υθ ϊω[βη]δ̣ δ̣ε εγεννη
σεν τον ϊεσσαι 6ϊεσσ[αι δ]ε εγεννησεν
τον δαυϊδ̣ τον βασιλε[α δαυ]ιδ̣ δ̣ε εγ̣εν
νησεν τον σολομωνα εκ της ουρειου· 7σο
λομων δε εγεννη[σ]εν τον ροβοαμ ροβο
αμ δε εγεννη̣σεν̣ τ̣[ο]ν̣ α̣β̣[ει]α αβεια δε
εγεν̣ν̣ησεν τ̣ο̣ν ασα[φ] 8α̣σ̣α̣φ̣a δε̣ εγεν
νη̣σεν̣ τον ϊωσαφατ̣ʼ ϊω̣σαφατʼ δε εγεν
ν[η]σεν τον ϊωραμ ϊωραμ δε εγενν[ησ]ε̣̅ ̅
τον] ο̣ζε̣[ι]αν 9οζει̣ας δε εγ̣ε[ν]νησ[εν
[τον ϊωαθαμ ϊωαθαμ δε εγεννησεν]
[τον αχαζ αχαζ δε εγεννησεν τον]
[εζεκιαν 10εζεκιας δε εγεννησεν τον]
[μανασση μανασσης δε εγεννησεν τον]
[αμως αμως δε εγεννησεν τον ϊωσιαν]
[ 11ϊωσιας δε εγεννησεν τον ϊεχονιαν και]
[τους αδελφους αυτου επι της μετοι]
κεσιας βαβυλωνος 12μετα δε τη]ν με
τοικεσιαν βαβυλωνος ϊεχονι]ας εγε̅ ̅
[νησεν τον σαλαθιηλ σαλαθιηλ δε εγε̅ ̅ ]
νησεν τον ζοροβαβελ 13ζοροβαβελ δ]ε
[εγεννησεν τον αβιουδ αβιουδ δε εγε̅ ̅ ]
[νησεν τον ελιακιμ ελιακιμ δε εγε̅ ̅ ]
[νησεν τον αζωρ 14αζωρ δε εγεννησε̅ ̅ ]
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β [2]
τον] σαδω[κ σ]αδωκ δ̣ε̣ εγεννησεν το[ν
αχειμ] αχειμ δε εγε[ν]νησεν τον ελιου[δ
15ελιου]δ δε εγ[ε]ν̣νη[σ]εν τον ελεαζαρ ελε
α[ζ]αρ δε [ε]γ̣εννησεν τον μαθθαν μαθθα[ν
δε εγεννησεν τον [ϊ]ακωβ 16ϊακωβ δε
ε]γεννησεν τον ϊωσηφ τον ανδρα μ[α
ριας ε̣ξ ης εγεννη[θ]η ι̅ς̅ ο λεγομενος [χ̅ς̅
17πασαι ουν γε[νε]α̣ι̣ α̣πο αβρααμ εως
δαυιδ γενεαι ι̅δ̅ και απο [δ]α[υ]ιδʼ [ε]ως της
μετοικεσιας βαβυλωνο[ς] γ̣ε[νεαι] ι̅δ̅ κα[ι
α̣π̣ο̣ της μετ[ο]ικεσιας βαβ[υ]λων[ο]ς εως
του χ̅υ̅ γ̣ενεαι ι̅δ̣̅ 18του δε ι̅υ̅ χ̅υ̅ η γενε
σις ουτως ην μνησ̣τ̣ευθεισης της μη
τρος αυτου μ[αρι]α[ς] τω [ϊω]σηφ πριν ἡ συν
ε̣λ̣θειν αυτου[ς ευ]ρεθ[η] εν γ̣αστρι εχου
σ̣α̣ ε̣κ̣ [π̅ν̅ς̅] α̣[γιου 19ϊωσηφ δε ο] ανη̣ρ̣ α̣υ̣
τ̣η̣ς̣ δ̣[ι]κ̣α̣ι̣[ος ων και μη θελων αυτην
δ̣ειγμα̣[τ]ε̣[ισαι εβουλη]θ̣η̣ [λαθρα
α̣π̣ολυ[σαι αυ]τ̣η̣ν̣ [20τ]α̣υ̣τ̣α̣ [δε αυτου εν
θ]υ̣μη[θεντος ϊ]δ̣ο̣υ̣ α̣γ̣[γελο]ς̣a κ̣̅υ̣̅ [κ]α̣[τ
ο]ναρ [εφανη α]υ̣τω [λεγων] ϊωσ[η]φ
υιος] δ̣[αυιδ] μ̣[η] φο[βηθης] π̣α̣ρ̣[αλαβ]ει̅ ̅
μ]αρι̣α̣ν̣b [την] γ̣υ̣ναι[κα σου] τ̣ο̣ γ̣α̣[ρ εν αυ
τη γεν]νηθεν ε[κ] π̅ν̅ς̅ [εστιν] α̣[γι
[ου 21τεξεται δε υιον και καλεσεις το]
[ονομα αυτου ι̅ν̅ αυτος γαρ σωσει τον]
[λαον αυτου απο των αμαρτιων αυτων]
[22τουτο δε ολον γεγονεν ϊνα πληρωθη]
[το ρηθεν υπο κ̅υ̅ δια του προφητου]
[λεγοντος 23ϊδου η παρθενος εν γαστρι]
[εξει και τεξεται υιον και καλεσουσιν]
[το ονομα αυτου εμμανουηλ ο εστιν]
με̣[θερμηνευομενον μεθ ημων ο θ̅ς̅ 24εγ

Comfort, Philip Wesley; Barrett, David P.: The Text of the Earliest New Testament Greek Manuscripts. A corrected, enlarged ed. of The complete text of the earliest New Testament manuscripts. Wheaton, Ill. : Tyndale House, 2001, S. 40

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