096 Blessed the Hungry

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(1) Thom 69:2
(2) 1Q: Luke 6:21a = Matt 5:6

Crossan analysis:

Item: 96
Stratum: I (30-60 CE)
Attestation: Double
Historicity: +
Common Sayings Tradition: Yes


(1) Thom 69:2

Congratulations to those who go hungry,
so the stomach of the one in want may be filled. [Complete Gospels]

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

(2) 1Q: Luke 6:21a

Blessed are you who are hungry now,

for you will be filled.

μακάριοι οἱ πεινῶντες νῦν, ὅτι χορτασθήσεσθε. (Luke 6:21 GNT-T)

= Matt 5:6

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,

for they will be filled.

“μακάριοι οἱ πεινῶντες καὶ διψῶντες τὴν δικαιοσύνην, ὅτι αὐτοὶ χορτασθήσονται.” (Matthew 5:6 GNT-T)