Papyrus 31

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Papyrus 31 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), designated by <math>\mathfrak{P}</math>31, is an early copy of the New Testament in Greek. It is a papyrus manuscript of the Epistle to the Romans, it contains only Romans 12:3-8. The manuscript paleographically has been assigned to the 7th century. Reverse side is blank. Possibly it was a talisman. Hunt suggested it was a lectionary.<sup[]</sup>



Written in medium sized sloping uncial letters. It seems to have been copied for reading in church.<sup[]</sup>

The Greek text of this codex is a representative of the Alexandrian text-type. Aland placed it in Category II.<sup[]</sup><sup[]</sup> Agrees with Codex Sinaiticus.<sup[]</sup>

It is currently housed with the Rylands Papyri at the John Rylands University Library (Gr. P. 4) in Manchester.<sup[]</sup><sup[]</sup>

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