Gospel of Thomas Quotes
Translated by Mark M. Mattison
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These are the hidden sayings that the living Jesus spoke and Didymos Judas Thomas wrote down.
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A Random Saying
Saying 52: Twenty-Four Prophets
His disciples said to him, "Twenty-four prophets have spoken in Israel, and they all spoke of you."
He said to them, "You've ignored the Living One right in front of you, and you've talked about those who are dead."
- Text: Gospels.Net and Mark M. Mattison: "The following translation has been committed to the public domain and may be freely copied and used, changed or unchanged, for any purpose. It is based on the Coptic text of Nag Hammadi Codex II, 2." Original site has notes on the translation.
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