P.Berol. 16595

Trismegistos: 64842

Transcription based on: Treu, Kurt. “Varia Christiana.” AfP 24–25 (1976): 121–123.

Fragment 1

recto

  1. [...Ι]ο̣ρ̣δανου π̣[α]ραγεεγο̣-*
  2. [νεν: εμαρτυρησ]ε̣ν̣ Ιιωοαννης κ(αι) εβωοη̣*
  3. [σεν: ουτος ην] ων ιπον υμιιν: ο οπισω̣*
  4. [μου ερχομε]ν̣οος: εμπ̣ρ̣[ο]στην μ[ου γε]*
  5. [γονεν: οτι] π̣ροο̣τ[ος μο]υ ει . [...]*
  6. [...] ε .[.] .....[..]...[...]
  7. [...]μησ̣[.....]: βαπ̣τισ̣[.]..*
  8. [...]..[...]
  1. [... of the J]ọṛdan ḥ[a]s come nẹ-*
  2. [ar: testifi]ẹḍ John a(nd) criẹḍ*
  3. [out: This one he was] whom I said to you: The one afteṛ*
  4. [me who c]ọmes: aḥ[e]ad of m[e he]*
  5. [is: that] f̣iṛs[t of m]e if . [...]*
  6. [...] . .[.] .....[..]...[...]
  7. [...]...[.....]: bap̣tiṣ[m]..*
  8. [...]..[...]

… of the Jordan has come near John testified and cried out This one was he, about whom I said to you The one who comes after me he is ahead of me that first of me if … … baptism …

verso

  1. Ο Μα̣ρι̣α [.].[...]....μ̣[... ε-]*
  2. λαμβαανον τα τυ[μπανα ...]*
  3. λεεγι: ασωμεν τον κυριω̣ [ενδοξως]*
  4. [γαρ δε]δοοξαασεε: αιως κ(αι) [...]*
  5. [..κατα]κ(αι)κλυ̣σ̣μεενωον [.]ο̣ . [...]*
  6. [...] . ψαλ̣λ[.]ωομες: ..μ[...]*
  7. [...τω]ν̣ ουρανιιωο̣ν [δυ]υ̣να[μεων]*
  8. [...]...[...]...[...]
  1. O, Mạrỵ [.].[...].....[... they]*
  2. received the ket[tle drum ...]*
  3. he said: “Let us sing to the Lorḍ [gloriously]*
  4. [for he] is glorified: until e(ven) [...]*
  5. [..of] being deḷụged [.].̣ . [...]*
  6. [...] . singing: ...[...]*
  7. [...of] ṭḥẹ heavenḷy [po]ẉer[s]*
  8. [...]...[...]...[...]

O, Mary … they received the kettle drum … he said, Let us sing to the Lord, for he is supremely glorified until even … of being deluged … singing … of the heavenly powers …