The Sins of Others

Book Title: Christeliicken waerseggher : de principale stucken van t'christen geloof en Leuen int cort begrijpende. Met een rolle der deugtsaemheyt daer op dienende. Ende een schildt-wacht teghen de valsche waersegghers, tooueraers, etc. / Deur den e. Heer P. Ioannes David, priester der Societeijt Iesu

Author: David, Jan, 1545?-1613

Image Title: The Sins of Others

Description: This image depicts three scenes of abetting the sins of others. In the foreground, two boys fight while a group of boys cheer them on and an old man watches. In the background, one man holds an animal while the other slaughters it and to their right, one man distracts a shopkeeper while the other makes off with stolen goods. The Latin superscription reads, "Could I change another's sins," and the text below, "Can one, drawing guilt from another, invite reproach? By agreeing with the author of the sin, by befriending evil.".

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