Gideon Defeats the Midianites

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: Gideon Defeats the Midianites

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Description: In the background, an angel calls Gideon to tear down his father’s altar to Baal and the sacred pole and deliver Israel from the Midianites. To the left of this, a gathering worships the altar of Baal and the sacred pole. In the foreground, Gideon’s army defeats the Midianites using the stratagem that God commanded.

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