King Josiah learns of his death from the Book of the Law. Artist: Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld. Engraver: Steiner, inscribed lower right. Source: Die Bibel in Bildern, Plate 123. Click on image to enlarge it.

And it came to pass, when the king had heard the words of the book of the law, that he rent his clothes. [2 Kings 2: 11; King James 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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