Ark of the Covenant Carried across the Jordan

Erhard Schoen, The Ark of the Covenant Carried across the Jordan, 1524. Woodcut reprinted in Walter L. Strauss, The Illustrated Bartsch, 13, Commentary: German Masters of the Sixteenth Century; Erhard Schoen, Niklas Stoer (New York: Abaris Books, 1984).

According to Josh 3, when the priests who carry the ark of the covenant step into the Jordan River, its flowing waters miraculously stop and pile up in a heap. This allows the Israelites to cross easily into the land of Canaan.

Erhard Schoen, The Ark of the Covenant Carried across the Jordan, 1524. Woodcut reprinted in Walter L. Strauss, The Illustrated Bartsch, 13, Commentary: German Masters of the Sixteenth Century; Erhard Schoen, Niklas Stoer (New York: Abaris Books, 1984).

Josh 3

Israel Crosses the Jordan
1Early in the morning Joshua rose and set out from Shittim with all the Israelites, and they came to the Jordan. They camped there bef ... View more

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