Evil for Evil

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: Evil for Evil

Description: A man beats himself with a flail and another stabs himself while in the background, a third man harasses a hive full of bees, causing them to attack. The Latin superscription reads, "If you return evil for evil; you do greater harm to yourself," and in the text below, "Who is that, in the distance, who does not return good for evil? He pierces his own soul because of a swarm of bees.".

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