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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
→ Exodus → The oppression of the Israelites
→ The new Pharaoh decides to oppress the Israelites (Exod. 1:8-11)
→ The Israelites work for Pharao (Exod. 1:11-14)
→ Pharaoh commands the midwives to kill all boys (Exod. 1:15-16)
→ The midwives disobey Pharaoh (Exod. 1:17-21)
→ Pharaoh commands all men to kill the boys (Exod. 1:22)
→ God hears the Israelites' cry (Exod. 2:25)