Blessed are the Poor in Spirit

Book Title: Biblia ectypa : Bildnussen auss Heiliger Schrifft Alt und Neuen Testaments in welchen alle Geschichte und Erscheinungen deutlich und schrifftmässig zu Gottes Ehre und andächtiger Seelen erbaulicher Beschauung vorgestellet werden. Mit Röm. Kayserl. Mayest: aller gnädigst-ertheilten Privilegio neu hervorgebracht von Christoph Weigel, Kupferstecher in Augspurg

Author: Weigel, Christoph, 1654-1725

Image Title: Blessed are the Poor in Spirit

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Description: As symbols of riches fall from a cloud, an angel provides a cloak to the poor in spirit as a rendering of the first beatitude: "Blessed are the poor is spirit for theirs in the kingdom of heaven" (NIV).

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