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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
→ 1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) → Loss and Recuperation of the Ark of the Covenant (1 Kings 4-7)
→ The sons of Eli carry the Ark into battle (1 Kings 4:4)
→ The Philistines conquer the Ark (1 Kings 4:11)
→ Heli falls backward and dies (1 Kings 4:16-18)
→ The Ark is brought to Azotus (Ashdod) into the temple of Dagon (1 Kings 5:2)
→ The idol of Dagon falls down and lies before the Ark (1 Kings 5:3-4)
→ The Philistines are smitten with plague (1 Kings 5:6-9)
→ The Philistines sacrifce (1 Kings 6:5)
→ The Philistines return the Ark (1 Kings 6:11-12)
→ God kills those who had seen the Ark (1 Kings 6:19-20)