Laban’s Household Gods

Book Title: Biblia, ad vetustissima exemplaria nunc recens castigata, Romae*que reuisa : in quibus Praeterea, qvae subsequens praefatio indicat, capita singula ita versibus distincts sunt : Vt numeri Praefixi Lectorum non remorentur, & loca quaesita tanquam digito demonstrent, additus, ubi res postulauit, elegantissimis figuris

Author: Jerome, Saint, d. 419 or 20.

Image Title: Laban’s Household Gods

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Description: Jacob is unaware that Rachel has stolen her father’s (Laban’s) household gods, as he searches through Jacob’s belongings. Meanwhile, Rachel conceals the idols by sitting on the bag where the idols have been hidden. Illustration by Pierre Eskrich (ca. 1550-ca. 1590).

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