Zedekiah Before Nebuchadnezzar

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: Zedekiah Before Nebuchadnezzar

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Description: This image depicts King Zedekiah of Judah being blinded before King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon after Zedekiah’s sons are killed. At the top King Jehoiachin of Judah is released from prison by King Evil-merodach of Babylon. In the top left corner Shaphan reads the found book of the law to King Josiah. In the top-right corner Josiah’s corpse is brought back to Jerusalem from Megiddo. In the bottom-left corner King Manasseh of Judah causes his son to pass through the fire, and participates in other abominations before God. To the bottom-right is Manasseh’s captivity in Babylon. To the left and right Manasseh attempts to atone for his past sins.

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