The Anointing of Jesus at Bethany

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.

Image Title: The Anointing of Jesus at Bethany

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Description: When one of the Pharisees invites Jesus to his home for dinner a woman who had lived a sinful life arrives with an alabaster jar of perfume. After wetting his feet with her own tears and then drying them with her hair the sinful woman anoints Jesus’ feet with the perfume. Illustration by Pierre Eskrich (ca. 1550-ca. 1590).

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