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Canyoureadthis? No punctuation separates the stream of Greek letters found in the earliest known copy of Paul’s letters, dating to about 200 C.E. This particular page shows 2 Corinthians 11:33–12:9 written in a large, clear script, but the absence of word breaks and punctuation marks challenges modern editors and translators as they try to reconstruct precisely what Paul was trying to say.