Justin Martyr records many other events from the life of Jesus, but often he reports that his data was gleaned from the Scripture.^24 These references here will suffice to provide numerous examples of Justin’s interest in Jesus’ actual life on earth.

18 Justin Martyr, Dialogue with Trypho, LXXVII.

19 Ibid., XCVII.

20 Ibid., CVIII; cf. XVII.

21 This is “the sign of the prophet Jonah” (see Matt. 12:38–40).

22 Dialogue with Trypho, XCVII.

23 Justin refers to it as a “cross” in CVIII, for instance.

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