Jacob’s Flock Prospers

Book Title: Deudsch Catechismus. : Mit einer newen vorrhede, vnd vermanunge zu der Beicht / Mart. Luth.

Author: Luther, Martin, 1483-1546

Image Title: Jacob’s Flock Prospers

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Description: Jacob places striped branches before Laban’s unspotted sheep and goats in order to increase the number of spotted and dark colored animals in his own herd. The image is used here to illustrate a violation of the ninth commandment: You shall not covet your neighbor's house.

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