Episodes from the Early Life of David

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: Episodes from the Early Life of David

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Description: This image depicts King Saul throwing his spear at David, while David plays the harp. At the top-left Samuel anoints David king before his brothers and father. In the bottom-left corner David brings food to his brothers in the Israelite camp. At the top-right Saul is shown clothing David in his armor before he goes out to meet the Philistine giant Goliath. At the bottom David is shown decapitating Goliath. In the top-left corner Jonathan meets David outside of the city. To the right David’s wife Michal, Saul’s daughter, helps him escape before he is killed. To the bottom-right Ahimelech the priest Nob gives David the showbread, because of which he and the other priests are slaughtered in the foreground.

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