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Manichaean Scriptures

Parable about the Farmer
A Manichaean text in Parthian.

... He gathers in that wheat, and he takes it to the vessel from which
it had come. And he goes to his house from which he had come,
for he had accomplished the task for which he had come, and
because he has reaped and gathered in what he had come for,
and because that which is stored in his vessel ...

"... We want to receive ... favor and accompany him safely on even paths."
And this testimony that he has spoken is true.

Furthermore, he said, "Take heed that no one leads you astray,
for many will come in my name, saying, "We are Jesus (disciples?),
and his time has come." And many will deceive them.