The Death of King 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: The Death of King David

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Description: This image depicts the death of King David. In the top-right corner Abishag the Shunammite lies with David to keep him warm. In the top-left corner Bathsheba pleads with the aged King David on behalf of her son Solomon. In the bottom-left corner the priest Zadok and the prophet Nathan anoint Solomon as king, as he rides on David’s donkey. In the bottom-right corner the leaders of Israel give a free-will offering for the house of the Lord.

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