Saturday, March 3, 2012

Greek Bible Art: Sacrifice of Isaac

The image shows the Sacrifice of Isaac by Filippo Brunelleschi (source). This verse is from Genesis 22:10.

ἐξέτεινεν Αβρααμ τὴν χεῖρα αὐτοῦ λαβεῖν τὴν μάχαιραν.
Extenditque manum, et arripuit gladium.
And Abraham stretched forth his hand and took the knife.

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