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Fragment number Vinzent 52
Klostermann 91
Rettb. 81=43
Ancient source used Eusebius, Against Marcellus
Modern edition M. Vinzent, Markell von Ankyra: Die Fragmente (Leiden, 1997).

He is right to include, “the image of the invisible God” (Col 1:15), for when did he become the image other than the point in time when he assumed form figure “according to the image and according to the likeness”? (Gen 1:26) For before that, as I have already said many times, he was nothing other than the Word.

Translated by PSAM, revised AMJ

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