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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
→ 4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) → King Ezechias (4 Kings 18-20)
→ Ezechias - single figure
→ Ezechias destroys the idols (4 Kings: 18:4-5)
→ The angel of the Lord slays the army of Sennacherib (4 Kings 19:35)
→ Death of Sennacharib
→ Ezechias prays for a longer life (4 Kings 20:3)
→ Isaias tells Ezechias that God had heard his prayer (4 Kings 20:8)
→ God shows that he has heard Ezechias's prayer by moving the shadow backwards (4 Kings 20:10-11)