Jacob Offers Sacrifices

Book Title: Figures des histoires de la Saincte Bible, accompagnees de briefs discours : contenans la plus grande partie des histoires sacrées du Vieil & Nouueau Testament, & des oeuures admirables du Dieu viuant, createur de ciel & de la terre, & de Iesu-Christ son fils vnique nostre sauueur & redemteur. : Pour l'exercice ordinaire des ames deuotes & contemplatives. : Le tout dedié au Roy tres-chrestien

Author: Leclerc, Jean, fl. 1573-1627

Image Title: Jacob Offers Sacrifices

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Description: Jacob builds an altar and makes a sacrifice to God, who declares that Jacob shall henceforth be called Israel. To the right, maids wash off Jacob’s newborn Benjamin after Rachel dies in childbirth. In the background, mourners lower Rachel’s body into its tomb.

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