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Melchizedek blesses Abraham and gives him bread and wine; Abraham's soldiers return victoriously. Etching by M. van der Gucht after G. Hoet.

Hoet, Gerard, 1648-1733.

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Bible. O.T. Genesis 14.18-19. Abraham's role in the tribal war portrayed in chapter 14 of Genesis has been crucial: his intervention (in order to rescue his captured brother, Lot) saves the day for Sodom and Gomorrah

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And Melchizedek King of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the priest of the most high God. And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth. Gen. 14. C. 18, 19. G. Hoet. M. v. dr. Gucht.

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1 print : etching ; platemark 27.1 x 18 cm

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Wellcome Library no. 15773i

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