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From the desert to the Promised Land
Scenes from the Life of Moses (3)
Passover is set the night before the Exodus. The ten plagues that befell Egypt express a judgment against all the gods of the country. The death of the firstborn of Pharaoh himself worshiped as a son of Ra, shows the impotence of the latter. Moses and Israel can now drive through the desert to the promised land.
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The Israelites fed
577 inv quail
Giovanni Francesco ROMANELLI, 1655
This table belonged
the wall decor \ 's apartment \' s Summer
d \ Anne \ 's Austria
in the Small Gallery
There is talk of quail for the first time in the biblical narrative in Exodus 16: 13. These events take place in the spring, when the birds are heading north. The Israelites in the wilderness of Sin, in the peninsula of Sinai, and they complain about their food. God assures Moses soon they eat meat. That night "the quails came up and covered the camp" and in the morning the manna appeared on earth. About a year later, the Israelites grumble again because their power is limited to the manna. God tells them that they will have meat to eat, to disgust. - 11:4,18-23 Numbers
"So Here's what happened: the evening quails came up and covered the camp: and in the morning he had formed a layer of dew around the camp. Finally the layer of dew evaporated and here on the surface of the desert there was something thin, flaky, fine as frost on the ground. When the son of Israel saw it, then they said to one another: "What? "[Literally hu man?] Because they do not know what it was. So Moses said to them: "This is the bread which YHWH has given you to eat" - Exodus 16 :13-15
The Israelites gathering manna

in the desert
Inv 576
Fr Giovanni ROMANELLI 1657

Denon 1 Room 13
Part of \ a series of seven
scenes \ 's story of Moses
that decorated the Cabinet \ 's water
Queen Anne \ 's Austria
wife of Louis XIII in his apartment \ 's been in the Louvre.
Two other tables
from this set
are exposed in the rooms \ 's history museum.
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It is in the wilderness of Sin, two months after the exodus from Egypt, God gives manna for the first time. She served them food during the 40 years of wandering in the desert (Joshua 5:10-12). Any natural substance known today is the manna described in the Bible. The psalmist called the "grain of heaven" (78:24) or the "bread from heaven" (105:40). A gold jar containing manna was put in the trunk of the ark of the covenant and preserved for centuries in the temple. At the time of Solomon, "There was nothing in the ark except the two tablets" - 2 Chronicles 5:10.
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Salt with episodes from the life of Moses
MR 2502
Sixteenth century
Painted enamel on copper
Richelieu 1 Room 19

Near the border of Edom, the people manifested a spirit of rebellion, complaining of manna and water shortages. Then God punishes the Israelites by sending poisonous snakes.

"Moses began to intercede for the people. Then YHWH said to Moses, "Make thee a fiery serpent and set it upon a pole-signal. And it must occur that when anyone is bitten, when he will have to look at it and so it will stay alive. "

Moses at once made ​​a serpent of brass and put it on the pole-signal, and this is what happened: if a serpent had bitten any man, and if he beheld the serpent of brass, so he stayed alive. "- Numbers 21:8-9

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The Serpent \ 's brass
OA 6188
Pierre Reymond 1556
Painted enamel on copper
Richelieu 1 20 living room 3
Moses committed a serious error when the Israelites camped at Kadesh, to the end of their stay in the desert. Due to a lack of water, the people quarreled with Moses and reproach him for having led in this arid region. Exasperated and embittered, he rebukes the people and draws attention to its power. For not having magnified the name of God, Moses and his brother did not enter the promised land.
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Moses striking the rock MI 863

To 1653 - 1655
Denon 1 Salvator Rosa Room 13
The subject is taken from biblical \ 's Old Testament (Exodus 17, 1-7, Numbers, 20, 1-11) during their journey in the wilderness, so that \' they would \ 's Egypt Palestine The Israelites complained of thirst in the desert with his wand, Moses struck the rock twice \ 's where a waterfall gushes.
Moses Striking the \ "Water from the Rock
OA 5706
Second hanging \ 's Story of Moses

Paris 1685 - 1689
Wool, silk, gold
D \ 'after Nicolas Poussin
Les Andelys, 1594 - Rome, 1665
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"The son of Israel, the whole congregation, then came to the wilderness of Zin in the first month, and the people came to Kadesh. This Miriam died there, where she was buried. But there was no water for the congregation when they assembled against Moses and Aaron. And the people quarreled with Moses [...] Moses and Aaron gathered the congregation together before the rock, and he said to them, "Hear now, you rebels! Is this rock we will do out of the water for you? "Thereupon Moses raised his hand and struck the rock twice with his staff, so he left the water in abundance, and the congregation drank, and their beasts of burden. Later, Yahweh said to Moses and Aaron, "Because you have not exercised faith in me, to sanctify me in the eyes of the son of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land I give them fail. "- Numbers 20 :1-2, 10-12.

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Plate: Moses striking the rock MR 2237
About 1641 Nevers Faience Richelieu 1 Room 17
Salt with episodes from the life of Moses    MR 2502   Mid sixteenth century Limoges enamel painted on copper
In the third month after the Exodus, God showed the full extent of the power given to Moses. Stephen, the first Christian martyr century, the Jews said, "It is he [Moses] which was found among the congregation in the wilderness with the angel who spoke to him on Mount Sinai. "(Acts 7:38) The glory of Yahweh manifested by the angel was such that the skin of Moses' face cast rays, and the son of Israel could not stand to watch it. - Exodus 34:29-35
Moses ML 22
This reduction in
statue of Michelangelo
Moses is sitting
with horns on his head.
According to the Vulgate,
Latin version of the Bible,
Moses face 'horned'
after receiving the Law of God
Mount Sinai
(Exodus 34:29).
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These horns are just artistic curiosity due to a translation error (Thompson Bible, note o).

The Hebrew word also has the sense of emitting radiation.

The word "suggests the form rather than the substance, of one or more horns."

The Apostle Paul confirms the explanation because he speaks of the 'glory' of Moses' face.

- 2 Corinthians 3:7

"Arise, make us gods who will go before us, for, as regards this Moses, the man who brought us up out of Egypt, we do not really know what happened to him . "So Aaron said to them," Tear off the gold rings which are in the ears of your wives, your son and your daughters, and bring them to me. "And all the people began to snatch the gold earrings which were in their ears and bring them to Aaron. And he took [the gold] from their hands, and gave him as a chisel and then made ​​a statue of molten calf. And they began to say: "These are your gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of Egypt. "- Exodus 32:1-4

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Plate: God gives Moses the Tables of the Law
MR 2619 John III PENICAUD sixteenth century Limoges enamel
The Israelites dancing around the calf \ 'or
OA 975 Pierre REYMOND1569 LimogesÉmail painted on copper
The worship of the calf was the first of idolatry mentioned in the Bible where the Israelites succumbed after the Exodus. While Moses was on the mountain and received the law of God, the people grew impatient and asked Aaron to make him a god. The Egyptian cult influenced the still. Stephen said: "In their heart they returned to Egypt, saying, 'Make us gods [...] So they made ​​a calf. "Acts 7 :39-41
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L \ 'Autumn or The Bunch of grapes brought from the Promised Land Inv 7305
Nicolas Poussin 1660
Richelieu 2nd Room 16

Moses sent the report of Canaan fruit showing the fertility of the land promised by God to the Hebrews

"Then YHWH spoke to Moses, saying, 'Send for thee men, that they explore the land of Canaan, which I give to the son of Israel they went up and spied out the land. When they came to the wadi of Eshkol, then they cut off from thence a branch with one cluster of grapes. Then they carried it between two upon a bar, and some pomegranates and figs. "- Numbers 13:1-23

See also
Saved from Drowning
Adult Moses
L \ Egypt, the exact details

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