The Priesthood

Book Title: Historiæ Biblicæ Veteris et Novi Testamenti : junioribus ad faciliorem eruditionem, senioribus ad vivaciorem memoriam, divini verbi præconibus ad celeriorem reminiscentiam, omnibus ad utilem sanctámque in curiositatem in centum frugiferis foliis exhibitæ / à Josepho & Joanne Klauber

Author: Klauber, Joseph Sebastian, ca. 1700-1768

Image Title: The Priesthood

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Description: This image depicts the Levites performing the tasks of the priesthood dealing with the tent of meeting, while Aaron performs the duties of the priesthood behind the curtain where the Ark of the Covenant rests. At the bottom middle-left and middle-right Levites are shown receiving offerings for the firstborn. The top and bottom corners of the images represent the agricultural offerings, while the bottom middle represents the offerings of livestock. To the right Edom is shown refusing passage through their land to the Israelites, while to the left the Israelites turn back from Edom.

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