Jeroboam and Ahijah

Book Title: Biblia Sacra : ad optima quaeque veteris, & Vulgate, translationis exe[m]plaria summa diligentia pari[que]; fide castigata. Cum Hebraicorum, Caldaeorum & Graecorum : nominu[m] interpretatione

Author: Eskrich, Pierre, ca. 1530-ca. 1590, ill.

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Description: Ahijah meets Jeroboam on the road and tells him that he will be given the kingdom of Israel. As a prophetic sign, Ahijah tears his new garment into twelve pieces and tells Jeroboam to take ten, representing the ten tribes of Israel that he will be given. Illustration by Pierre Eskrich (ca. 1550-ca. 1590).

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