Judah Maccabee’s vision. Artist: Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld. Engraver: F. Obermann, inscription lower right. Source: Die Bibel in Bildern, Plate 157. Click on image to enlarge it.

Jeremiah stretched out his right hand and gave to Judas a golden sword, and as he gave it he addressed him thus: [16] "Take this holy sword, a gift from God, with which you will strike down your adversaries." [2 Maccabees 15: 15-16; Revised Standard Bible]

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Die Bibel in Bildern [Picture Bible] von Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld. Leipzig: Georg Wigands, 1860. Hathi Digital Trust Library online version of a copy in the Columbia University Library. Web. 25 June 2016.

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