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    THE GNOSTIC SOCIETY LIBRARY
    The Nag Hammadi Library
    The Gospel of Thomas
    Translated by Stephen Patterson and Marvin Meyer

    77. Jesus said, "I am the light that is over all things. I am all: from me all came forth, and to me all attained. Split a piece of wood; I am there. Lift up the stone, and you will find me there."

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    THE GNOSTIC SOCIETY LIBRARY
    The Nag Hammadi Library
    The Gospel of Thomas
    Translated by Stephen Patterson and Marvin Meyer

    78. Jesus said, "Why have you come out to the countryside? To see a reed shaken by the wind? And to see a person dressed in soft clothes, [like your] rulers and your powerful ones? They are dressed in soft clothes, and they cannot understand truth."

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    THE GNOSTIC SOCIETY LIBRARY
    The Nag Hammadi Library
    The Gospel of Thomas
    Translated by Stephen Patterson and Marvin Meyer

    79. A woman in the crowd said to him, "Lucky are the womb that bore you and the breasts that fed you." / He said to [her], "Lucky are those who have heard the word of the Father and have truly kept it. For there will be days when you will say, 'Lucky are the womb that has not conceived and the breasts that have not given milk.'"

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    THE GNOSTIC SOCIETY LIBRARY
    The Nag Hammadi Library
    The Gospel of Thomas
    Translated by Stephen Patterson and Marvin Meyer

    80. Jesus said, "Whoever has come to know the world has discovered the body, and whoever has discovered the body, of that one the world is not worthy."

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    THE GNOSTIC SOCIETY LIBRARY
    The Nag Hammadi Library
    The Gospel of Thomas
    Translated by Stephen Patterson and Marvin Meyer

    81. Jesus said, "Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce it."

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    THE GNOSTIC SOCIETY LIBRARY
    The Nag Hammadi Library
    The Gospel of Thomas
    Translated by Stephen Patterson and Marvin Meyer

    82. Jesus said, "Whoever is near me is near the fire, and whoever is far from me is far from the (Father's) kingdom."

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    THE GNOSTIC SOCIETY LIBRARY
    The Nag Hammadi Library
    The Gospel of Thomas
    Translated by Stephen Patterson and Marvin Meyer

    83. Jesus said, "Images are visible to people, but the light within them is hidden in the image of the Father's light. He will be disclosed, but his image is hidden by his light."

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    THE GNOSTIC SOCIETY LIBRARY
    The Nag Hammadi Library
    The Gospel of Thomas
    Translated by Stephen Patterson and Marvin Meyer

    84. Jesus said, "When you see your likeness, you are happy. But when you see your images that came into being before you and that neither die nor become visible, how much you will have to bear!"

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    THE GNOSTIC SOCIETY LIBRARY
    The Nag Hammadi Library
    The Gospel of Thomas
    Translated by Stephen Patterson and Marvin Meyer

    85. Jesus said, "Adam came from great power and great wealth, but he was not worthy of you. For had he been worthy, [he would] not [have tasted] death."

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    THE GNOSTIC SOCIETY LIBRARY
    The Nag Hammadi Library
    The Gospel of Thomas
    Translated by Stephen Patterson and Marvin Meyer

    86. Jesus said, "[Foxes have] their dens and birds have their nests, but human beings have no place to lay down and rest."

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