Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Job (Part 1 - Oxford)
Old Testament
Job Speech of Eliphaz (Job 4-5) Eliphaz speaks on the deadly consequences of sin (Job 5:2)
Job Speech of Eliphaz (Job 4-5) Eliphaz praises God for frustrating the plans of the wicked (Job 5:12-13)
Job Speech of Eliphaz (Job 4-5) Eliphaz exhorts Job to trust in God's grace (Job 5:24-25)
Job Job's reply to Eliphaz (Job 6-7) Job wishes he could weigh his sins against his suffering (Job 6:2-3)
Further details
1. Eliphaz stresses the deadly consequences of sin (God and Eve below refer to Job 4:7); 2. Eliphaz praises God for confounding the wicked; 4. Job wishes he could weigh his sins against his afflictions. The third image should depict Eliphaz's admonition to trust in God but has instead Job talking
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 212r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Bible moralisée
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Alexandre, comte de Laborde, La Bible Moralisée Illustrée, vol. 2, Paris 1912, plate 212
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