Saturday, March 3, 2012

Greek Bible Art: Flight to Egypt

The image shows Rest on Flight to Egypt by Caravaggio (source). This verse is from Matthew 2:13.

φεῦγε εἰς αἴγυπτον, καὶ ἴσθι ἐκεῖ ἕως ἂν εἴπω σοι.
Fuge in Aegyptum, et esto ibi usque dum dicam tibi.
Flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word.