Index of Scripture References

This is a subset of the immense tables in CCL II, pp. 1455-1493, placed here in response to a request from a visitor.  I have highlighted a few references which are interesting; the references to the Long Ending of Mark, to the 3 Heavenly Witnesses of 1 John 5,7.  However I do not believe the tables in CCL are comprehensive - the omission of references known to me offhand is disturbing.  Also some of the references are merely 'possible', so verify them for yourself.

In each case the Latin text is linked to: the English link follows.  Bear in mind that verse divisions can move around in Tertullian's text, and are only an approximate guide to location between editions.

If anyone would like to see where Tertullian refers to particular passages of scripture, please contact me with the request and I'll see what I can do.

2 Kings
2 Kings 1:10 [] Marc. IV,23,7.
2 Kings 1:10 f [] Or. 29, 2
2 Kings 2:11 [] An. 50, 2
2 Kings 2:12 [] Res. 58, 9
2 Kings 2:14 [] Marc. IV, 20, 2
2 Kings 2:23-24 [] Marc. II, 14, 4; Marc. IV, 23, 4
2 Kings 4:26 [] Marc. IV, 24, 4
2 Kings 4:29 [] Marc. IV, 24, 3
2 Kings 4:32-37 [] Marc. IV, 12, 15
2 Kings 4:42-45 [] Marc. IV, 21, 5
2 Kings 4:43 [] Marc. IV, 21, 5
2 Kings 5:9-18 [] Marc. IV, 9, 6
2 Kings 5:15 [] Marc. IV, 9, 7
2 Kings 6:3-6 [] Iud. 13, 17
2 Kings 12-13 [] Pud. 6, 9
2 Kings 18-19 [] Marc. V, 8, 7
2 Kings 20:3-5 [] Marc. II, 17, 2
2 Kings 20:5 [] Marc. V, 11, 2
Matthew [Very many] e.g. De carne Christi 22, Adversus Marcionem V,8,7
Matt 1,1 [] Carn. 22, 1
Matt 1,12 [] Carn. 20, 2.
Matt 1,20 [] Carn. 20, 1.
Matt 1,20-21 Carn. 21, 3.
Matt 1,23 [] Carn. 21, 2; Marc. III, 11, 2; Prax. 27, 5; Res. 20, 3
Matt 2,1 [] Carn. 2, 1
Matt 2,2-10 Marc. V, 8, 7
Matt 2,6 [] Iud. 13, 2
Matt 2,9 [] [Carm.] I, 47
Matt 2,11 [] Carn. 2, 1; Iud. 9, 10; Iud. 9, 12; Marc. III, 13, 6
Matt 2,12 [] Marc. III, 13, 10
Matt 2,16 [] Carn. 2, 1
Matt 2,17 [] Carn. 2, 2
Matt 2,22 [] Marc. IV, 8, 1
Matt 3,2 [] Marc. IV, 11, 5; Paen. 2, 5
Matt 3,3 [] Bapt. 6, 1; Bapt. 10, 2; Bapt. 12, 4
Matt 3,6 [] Bapt. 20, 1
Matt 3,7-8 [] Herm. 12, 2
Mark [Very many] including:
Mark 16,1 De Carne Christi 7,9
Mark 16,9 De anima 25,8 (But see Note1)
Mark 16,17 De fuga 10, 2; De praescriptione haereticorum 30, 16 (But see Note1)
Mark 16,19 Adversus Praxean 2, 1; 30, 5; De Resurrectione 51,1 (But see Note1)
Luke [Very many]
John [Very many] including:
John 1,1 Herm 18,6; 20,4; Or 1,1; Prax. 7,8; 8,4; 12, 6; 13,3; 16,1; 19, 6
Acts [Many]
Romans [Many]
1 Corinthians [Many], including
1 Cor. 12, 1 Adversus Marcionem V, 8, 4
1 Cor. 12, 4 De Baptismo 20,5
1 Cor. 12, 8-10 Adversus Marcionem V, 8, 4
1 Cor. 12, 10 Adversus Marcionem V, 8, 12
1 Cor. 12, 11 Adversus Marcionem V, 15, 6; De patientia 1,4
1 Cor. 12, 12 Adversus Marcionem V, 8, 9
1 Cor. 12, 23 De resurrectione 9, 4
1 Cor. 12, 26 De paenitentia 10, 5
1 Cor. 12, 29 Ad uxorem II, 5, 1
1 Cor. 12, 31 Adversus Marcionem V, 8, 9; Ad uxorem i, 3, 6
1 Cor. 13, 2 De fuga 14, 1
1 Cor. 13, 3 Adversus Praxean 1, 4
1 Cor. 13, 4 De patientia 12, 9
1 Cor. 13, 5 De patientia 12, 9
1 Cor. 13, 7 De patientia 12, 9
1 Cor. 13, 8-13 De patientia 12,9
1 Cor. 13, 11 De pudicitia 1,12
1 Cor. 13, 12 Adversus Praxean 14,6
1 Cor. 14, 15 De oratione 28, 8
1 Cor. 14, 20 Adversus Valentinianos 2,3
1 Cor. 14, 21 Adversus Marcionem V, 8, 10
1 Cor. 14, 25 Adversus Marcionem V, 8, 12; V, 15, 5
1 Cor. 14, 26 Adversus Marcionem V, 15, 5
1 Cor. 14, 32 Adversus Marcionem V,4,5
1 Cor. 14, 34 Adversus Marcionem V,8,11; De virginibus velandis 9,1
1 Cor. 14, 34-35 De Baptismo 17,4; 17, 5; Adversus Marcionem V,8,11
1 Cor. 14, 35 De Baptismo 17, 5
2 Corinthians [Many]
Galatians [Many]
Ephesians [Many]
Philippians 41 references
Colossians [Many]
1 Thessalonians [Many]
2 Thessalonians [Many]
1 Timothy [Many]
2 Timothy [Many]
Titus [Many]
Philemon: 1 reference:
Philemon 10 Adversus Valentinianos 32, 4
Hebrews [Many]
James: 5 references:
James 1, 12 De Baptismo. 20, 2; Corona 15, 1
James 2, 23 Iud. 2, 7
James 4, 10 Cult. II, 3, 2
James 4, 14 Cast. 12, 3
1 Peter [Many]
2 Peter 9 references:
2 Peter 1, 16-17 Ad Martyras 2, 8
2 Peter 2, 1 De Praescriptione 4, 1
2 Peter 2, 2 De Praescriptione 29, 6
2 Peter 2, 10 Cast. 10, 4
2 Peter 3, 2 De Praescriptione 44, 6
2 Peter 3, 3 Ad Uxorem I, 2, 3
2 Peter 3, 9 Adversus Marcionem II, 8, 12; De Pudicitia 10, 7  [Typo in CCSL: reads 0, 7 - but p1300 gives the reference]
2 Peter 3, 17 De Praescriptione 4, 1
1 John [Many] including:
1 John 5, 6 De Baptismo. 16, 1
1 John 5, 7 De Baptismo. 6, 2
2 John NOT REFERRED TO
3 John NOT REFERRED TO
Jude 3 references: (and what about Cult. I,3)
Jude 7 Cast. 9, 5
Jude 18 Praescr. 44, 6
Jude 25 ff Ad uxorem. I, 1, 3
Revelation [Very many]

APOCRYPHA

Acts of Paul (and Thecla) De Baptismo. 17, 5
Agrapha (Oral tradition) De Baptismo. 20, 2
Ascension of Isaiah [Carmen III, 177]; De patientia. 14, 1
Didache Ora. 11, 1; 11,2; 18, 6
1 Enoch Cult. II, 10, 3; Idol. 4, 2; De resurrectione. 32, 1; (not listed in CCL - Cult. I, 3)
III Esdras Adversus Marcionem IV, 16, 1
IV Esdras Prae. 3, 7
Vita Adae et Evae De paenitentia. 2, 9

 There are also extensive references to secular and patristic writers.

Notes

Note 1: On the Citations from the Long Ending of Mark (16:9-20).  Jim Snapp has looked up each of the passages and assessed whether they could be accounted for elsewhere.  Here are his alternative sources.  However, the CCSL does not see a reference to these passages for the Tertullian verses, except for Acts 1:11.

"So when it comes to reasonably clear references made by Tertullian to the text of the Long Ending of Mark, there is really only one:  Adversus Praxean 2:1. And there, the surrounding context shows that Tertullian's comments take the form of a creedal summary, so a direct reference to the text of Mark is not a given (even though it is possible, even probable, that the creedal summary Tertullian used here was based on the text of Mark 16:19)."

The reader will want to assess these for himself.  There are citations for Mark 16:9, 16/17 and 19 in the 1608 Pamelius edition, so these references are not the product of modern agitation on the subject.

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