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Titlean angel orders Elijah to meet the messengers of King Ahaziah, when they reach Elijah, fire comes down and kills the officer and his men; their replacement is stricken also, a chariot, horses of fire and a whirlwind appear and Elijah is carried up into heaven; Elijah's cloak falls (or he hands it over to Elisha), Jezebel is thrown from the window by two eunuchs, the worshippers of Baal are killed, during a funeral a band of ransacking Moabites is seen approaching and the corpse is thrown hastily into Elisha's tomb; when it touches Elisha's bones the man comes back to life, lions sent by God kill some of the new inhabitants of Samaria, at night, an angel of the Lord decimates the Assyrian camp: 185.000 soldiers are killed, King Hezekiah falls ill and is visited by Isaiah, who tells him to get ready to die; Hezekiah turns his face to the wall, prays and then cries, battle
TypeIllustration
Sizes96x220
MaterialCopper engraving
ColourBlack
ArtistBorcht, Pieter van der
Oldest appearance in Biblia Sacra1702
Iconclass71M71,71M74,71M84,71K3113,71K312,71N71,71K432,71L2438,71L2441,45H3
DPD0
Iconclass descriptionan angel orders Elijah to meet the messengers of King Ahaziah, when they reach Elijah, fire comes down and kills the officer and his men; their replacement is stricken also, a chariot, horses of fire and a whirlwind appear and Elijah is carried up into heaven; Elijah's cloak falls (or he hands it over to Elisha), Jezebel is thrown from the window by two eunuchs, the worshippers of Baal are killed, during a funeral a band of ransacking Moabites is seen approaching and the corpse is thrown hastily into Elisha's tomb; when it touches Elisha's bones the man comes back to life, lions sent by God kill some of the new inhabitants of Samaria, at night, an angel of the Lord decimates the Assyrian camp: 185.000 soldiers are killed, King Hezekiah falls ill and is visited by Isaiah, who tells him to get ready to die; Hezekiah turns his face to the wall, prays and then cries, battle

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Amsterdam (formerly Kampen) PTHU BC-AM C 291 (II Kings) 1 between V8v-X1r
Show scan: Amsterdam (formerly Kampen) PTHU BC-AM C 291 (II Kings) vol.1 p.between V8v-X1r
Show edition: 1702.B.dut.HK1.a

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Scan: Amsterdam BVU XI.15217 (II Kings) vol.1 p.between T6v-T7r
Show edition: 1614.B.dut.JEC2.a

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