144,000 Sealed

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: 144,000 Sealed

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Description: Angels hold the winds of the four corners of the earth back, while the 144,000 saints are sealed with the mark of Christ. The elders worship God in heaven, though Jesus lies under the weight of the cross (top). Illustration by Pierre Eskrich (ca. 1550-ca. 1590).

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