The Bible Stories ClipArt gallery includes 144 illustrations of stories from the Jewish and Christian scriptures.

"And he came near, and kissed him: and he smelled the smell of his raiment, and blessed him, and said, See, the smell of my son is as the smell of a field which the LORD hath blessed:" Genesis 27:27 KJV

Isaac Blessing Jacob

"And he came near, and kissed him: and he smelled the smell of his raiment, and blessed him, and said,…

"And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death." Genesis 24:67 KJV

Isaac Welcoming Rebekah

"And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and…

"And he laid it upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged." Isaiah 6:7 KJV

The Lips of Isaiah Touched with a Coal from the Altar

"And he laid it upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken…

"And it came to pass, when Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother's brother, and the sheep of Laban his mother's brother, that Jacob went near, and rolled the stone from the well's mouth, and watered the flock of Laban his mother's brother." Genesis 29:10KJV

Jacob Meeting Rachel

"And it came to pass, when Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother's brother, and the sheep…

"And Jacob lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, Esau came, and with him four hundred men. And he divided the children unto Leah, and unto Rachel, and unto the two handmaids." Genesis 33:1 KJV

The Meeting of Jacob and Esau

"And Jacob lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, Esau came, and with him four hundred men. And…

"Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmeelites for twenty pieces of silver: and they brought Joseph into Egypt." Genesis 27:28 KJV

Joseph sold by His Brothers

"Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and…

"And Joseph went up to bury his father: and with him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his house, and all the elders of the land of Egypt," Genesis 50:7 KJV

The Sons of Jacob Burying Their Father

"And Joseph went up to bury his father: and with him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders…

"And Jephthah came to Mizpah unto his house; and, behold, his daughter came out to meet him with timbrels and with dances: and she was his only child; besides her he had neither son nor daughter." Judges 11:34 ASV

Jephthah Meeting his Daughter

"And Jephthah came to Mizpah unto his house; and, behold, his daughter came out to meet him with timbrels…

"And it came to pass on the seventh day, that they rose early at the dawning of the day, and compassed the city after the same manner seven times: only on the day they compassed the city seven times. And it came to pass at the seventh time, when the priests blew the trumpets, Joshua said unto the people, Shout; for Jehovah hath given you the city. And the city shall be devoted, even it and all that is therein, to Jehovah: only Rahab the harlot shall live, she and all that are with her in the house, because she hid the messengers that we sent. But as for you, only keep yourselves from the devoted thing, lest when ye have devoted it, ye take of the devoted thing; so would ye make the camp of Israel accursed, and trouble it. But all the silver, and gold, and vessels of brass and iron, are holy unto Jehovah: they shall come into the treasury of Jehovah. So the people shouted, and the priests blew the trumpets; and it came to pass, when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, that the people shouted with a great shout, and the wall fell down flat, so that the people went up into the city, every man straight before him, and they took the city." Joshua 6:15-20 ASV
<p>Illustration of the walls of Jericho falling as the Israelites surround the city. The ark of the covenant and priests blowing trumpets are seen on the left side of the picture.

Falling of the Walls of Jericho

"And it came to pass on the seventh day, that they rose early at the dawning of the day, and compassed…

"Pilate saith unto them, What shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ? They all say unto him, Let him be crucified. And the governor said, Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out the more, saying, Let him be crucified. When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person: see ye to it. Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be on us, and on our children." Matthew 27:22-25 KJV

They Cried,

"Pilate saith unto them, What shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ? They all say unto him,…

"Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said, Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word: For mine eyes have seen thy salvation, Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people; A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel. And Joseph and his mother marvelled at those things which were spoken of him. 3And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against." Luke 2:28-34 KJV

Simeon Taking the Child in His Arms

"Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said, Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart…

"Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven. And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me." Matthew 18:4-5

Jesus Teaching Humility by a Little Child

"Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom…

"A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead. And by chance there came down a certain priest that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side. And likewise a Levite, when he was at the place, came and looked on him, and passed by on the other side. But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him, And went to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him." Luke 10:30-34 KJV

The Priest and Levite Passing by the Wounded Man

"A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his…

"Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them; And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me. Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve." Matthew 4:8-10 KJV

The Temptation on the Mountain

"Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of…

"And there were set there six waterpots of stone, after the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing two or three firkins apiece. Jesus saith unto them, Fill the waterpots with water. And they filled them up to the brim. And he saith unto them, Draw out now, and bear unto the governor of the feast. And they bare it. When the ruler of the feast had tasted the water that was made wine, and knew not whence it was: (but the servants which drew the water knew;) the governor of the feast called the bridegroom, And saith unto him, Every man at the beginning doth set forth good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse: but thou hast kept the good wine until now." John 2:6-10 KJV

The Water Turned into Wine at Cana of Galilee

"And there were set there six waterpots of stone, after the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing…

"He riseth from supper, and laid aside his garments; and took a towel, and girded himself. After that he poureth water into a bason, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was girded." John 13:4-5 KJV

Jesus Washing the Feet of His Disciples

"He riseth from supper, and laid aside his garments; and took a towel, and girded himself. After that…

"And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen from the dead; and, behold, he goeth before you into Galilee; there shall ye see him: lo, I have told you." Matthew 28:5-7 KJV

The Angel and Women at the Empty Tomb

"And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was…

"Now these are the children of the province that went up out of the captivity, of those which had been carried away, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away unto Babylon, and came again unto Jerusalem and Judah, every one unto his city;" Ezra 2:1 KJV

The Return of the Jews from Captivity

"Now these are the children of the province that went up out of the captivity, of those which had been…

"For the king said to Joab the captain of the host, which was with him, Go now through all the tribes of Israel, from Dan even to Beersheba, and number ye the people, that I may know the number of the people." 2 Samuel 24:2 KJV

David Instructing Joab to Number the People

"For the king said to Joab the captain of the host, which was with him, Go now through all the tribes…

"there came a messenger unto Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, and the asses feeding beside them; and the Sabeans fell upon them, and took them away: yea, they have slain the servants with the edge of the sword; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee. While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, The fire of God is fallen from heaven, and hath burned up the sheep and the servants, and consumed them; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee. While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, The Chaldeans made three bands, and fell upon the camels, and have taken them away, yea, and slain the servants with the edge of the sword; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee. While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, Thy sons and thy daughters were eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house; and, behold, there came a great wind from the wilderness, and smote the four corners of the house, and it fell upon the young men, and they are dead; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee." Job 1:14-19 ASV
<p>Messengers arrive to tell Job the bad news of his many losses.

The Messengers Telling Job of his Loses

"there came a messenger unto Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, and the asses feeding beside them;…

"Now when Job's three friends heard of all this evil that was come upon him, they came every one from his own place; Eliphaz the Temanite, and Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite: for they had made an appointment together to come to mourn with him and to comfort him." Job 2:11 KJV

Job and his Three Friends

"Now when Job's three friends heard of all this evil that was come upon him, they came every one from…

"And the LORD God prepared a gourd, and made it to come up over Jonah, that it might be a shadow over his head, to deliver him from his grief. So Jonah was exceeding glad of the gourd." Jonah 4:6 KJV

Jonah Sheltered by the Vine

"And the LORD God prepared a gourd, and made it to come up over Jonah, that it might be a shadow over…

"And it came to pass, when the people removed from their tents, to pass over the Jordan, the priests that bare the ark of the covenant being before the people; and when they that bare the ark were come unto the Jordan, and the feet of the priests that bare the ark were dipped in the brink of the water (for the Jordan overfloweth all its banks all the time of harvest,) that the waters which came down from above stood, and rose up in one heap, a great way off, at Adam, the city that is beside Zarethan; and those that went down toward the sea of the Arabah, even the Salt Sea, were wholly cut off: and the people passed over right against Jericho. And the priests that bare the ark of the covenant of Jehovah stood firm on dry ground in the midst of the Jordan; and all Israel passed over on dry ground, until all the nation were passed clean over the Jordan. Joshua 3:14-17
<p>Illustration of the priests carrying the ark of the covenant into the Jordan River. Many people follow them into the dry river bed.

The Hebrews Crossing the Jordan

"And it came to pass, when the people removed from their tents, to pass over the Jordan, the priests…

"And he made him to ride in the second chariot which he had; and they cried before him, Bow the knee: and he made him ruler over all the land of Egypt." Genesis 41:43 KJV

Joseph Proclaimed Ruler of Egypt

"And he made him to ride in the second chariot which he had; and they cried before him, Bow the knee:…

"Then Joseph could not refrain himself before all them that stood by him; and he cried, Cause every man to go out from me. And there stood no man with him, while Joseph made himself known unto his brethren." Genesis 45:1 KJV

Joseph Makes Himself Known to His Brethren

"Then Joseph could not refrain himself before all them that stood by him; and he cried, Cause every…

" Then spake Joshua to Jehovah in the day when Jehovah delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel; and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon; And thou, Moon, in the valley of Aijalon. And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, Until the nation had avenged themselves of their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Jashar? And the sun stayed in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go down about a whole day." Joshua 10:12-13 ASV
<p>Joshua on horseback in the midst of a battle commands the sun and the moon to stand still.

Joshua Commands the Sun to Stand Still

" Then spake Joshua to Jehovah in the day when Jehovah delivered up the Amorites before the children…

"And the men arose, and went: and Joshua charged them that went to describe the land, saying, Go and walk through the land, and describe it, and come again to me; and I will cast lots for you here before Jehovah in Shiloh. And the men went and passed through the land, and described it by cities into seven portions in a book; and they came to Joshua unto the camp at Shiloh. And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before Jehovah: and there Joshua divided the land unto the children of Israel according to their divisions." Joshua 18:8-10 ASV
<p>Joshua and Eleazar supervise the casting of lots for the remaining tribes of Israel to determine the lands they would occupy. A young boy holds the vessel containing the lots.

Joshua Dividing the Land

"And the men arose, and went: and Joshua charged them that went to describe the land, saying, Go and…

"And immediately, while he yet spake, cometh Judas, one of the twelve, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves, from the chief priests and the scribes and the elders. And he that betrayed him had given them a token, saying, Whomsoever I shall kiss, that same is he; take him, and lead him away safely. And as soon as he was come, he goeth straightway to him, and saith, Master, master; and kissed him." Mark 14:43-45 KJV

Judas Betraying Jesus with a Kiss

"And immediately, while he yet spake, cometh Judas, one of the twelve, and with him a great multitude…

"And Lana said unto Jacob, Because thou art my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for nought? tell me, what shall thy wages be?" Genesis 29:15 KJV

Laban Hiring Jacob

"And Lana said unto Jacob, Because thou art my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for nought?…

"And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth. And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with graveclothes: and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus saith unto them, Loose him, and let him go." John 11:43-44 KJV

The Raising of Lazarus

"And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth. And he that was dead…

" ...And Moses and Joshua went, and presented themselves in the tabernacle of the congregation. And the LORD appeared in the tabernacle in a pillar of a cloud: and the pillar of the cloud stood over the door of the tabernacle." Deuteronomy 31:14-15

The Lord Appearing to Moses and Joshua in the Pillar of a Cloud

" ...And Moses and Joshua went, and presented themselves in the tabernacle of the congregation. And…

"And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here; lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city. " Genesis 19:15 KJV

Lot and His Family Fleeing from Sodom

"And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two…

"And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth." Genesis 14:19 KJV

Melchizedek Blessing Abram

"And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth."…

"And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves, And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves." Matthew 21:12-13 KJV

The Money-Changers Driven from the Temple

"And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and…

"Now when Mordecai knew all that was done, Mordecai rent his clothes, and put on sackcloth with ashes, and went out into the midst of the city, and cried with a loud and a bitter cry; and he came even before the king's gate: for none might enter within the king's gate clothed with sackcloth." Esther 4:1-2
<p>Mordecai stands at the king's gate and cries out at the news that all the Jews of Persia were to be destroyed.

Mordecai Cries out at the City Gates

"Now when Mordecai knew all that was done, Mordecai rent his clothes, and put on sackcloth with ashes,…

"Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel." Exodus 17:6 KJV

Moses Bringing Water from the Rock

"Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there…

"And the child grew, and she brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name Moses: and she said, Because I drew him out of the water." Exodus 2:10 KJV

Moses Brought Before Pharaoh's Daughter

"And the child grew, and she brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called…

"And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed." Exodus 3:2 KJV

Moses at the Burning Bush

"And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked,…

"And Moses did as the LORD commanded him: and he took Joshua, and set him before Eleazar the priest, and before all the congregation: And he laid his hands upon him, and gave him a charge, as the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses." Numbers 27:22-23 KJV

Moses Giving the Charge to Joshua

"And Moses did as the LORD commanded him: and he took Joshua, and set him before Eleazar the priest,…

"Then answered I them, and said unto them, The God of heaven, he will prosper us; therefore we his servants will arise and build: but ye have no portion, nor right, nor memorial, in Jerusalem." Nehemiah 2:20 KJV

Nehemiah and his Workman

"Then answered I them, and said unto them, The God of heaven, he will prosper us; therefore we his servants…

"Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch." Genesis 6:14 KJV

Noah Building the Ark

"Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without…

Various animals entering the Ark built by Noah because of the great flood.

Noah's Ark

Various animals entering the Ark built by Noah because of the great flood.

"And Noah builded an altar unto the LORD; and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings on the altar." Genesis 8:20 KJV

Noah's Sacrifice after the Flood

"And Noah builded an altar unto the LORD; and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and…

"And they came to the place which God had told him of. And Abraham built the altar there, and laid the wood in order, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar, upon the wood. And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son. And the angel of Jehovah called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham. And he said, Here I am. And he said, Lay not thy hand upon the lad, neither do thou anything unto him. For now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son, from me." Genesis 22:9-12

<p>This sculpture is a Bronze-relief by Brunellesco. There is a similar sculpture done by Ghiberti. It can now be found in the National Museum in Florence, Italy.

Offering of Isaac

"And they came to the place which God had told him of. And Abraham built the altar there, and laid the…

This sculpture is a Bronze-relief by Ghiberti. It is of a man on his knees in the presence of Jesus. It can now be found on the North Door of the Bapistry in Florence, Italy.

Offering of the Wise Men

This sculpture is a Bronze-relief by Ghiberti. It is of a man on his knees in the presence of Jesus.…

"And he shall bring it to Aaron's sons the priests: and he shall take thereout his handful of the flour thereof, and of the oil thereof, with all the frankincense thereof; and the priest shall burn the memorial of it upon the altar, to be an offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD:" Leviticus 2:2 KJV

The High Priest Offering Incense on the Golden Altar

"And he shall bring it to Aaron's sons the priests: and he shall take thereout his handful of the flour…

"And thus shall ye eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste: it is the LORD'S passover." Exodus 12:11

The Feast of the Passover

"And thus shall ye eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand;…

"Then the chief captain came near, and took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains; and demanded who he was, and what he had done." Acts 21:33 KJV

Paul Bound with Chains

"Then the chief captain came near, and took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains; and…

"Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious." Acts 17:22

Paul Preaching on Mars' Hill

"Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things…

" 7 And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shined in the prison: and he smote Peter on the side, and raised him up, saying, Arise up quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands." Acts 12:7

Peter Delivered from Prison by an Angel

" 7 And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shined in the prison: and he smote…

"On the morrow, as they went on their journey, and drew nigh unto the city, Peter went up upon the housetop to pray about the sixth hour: And he became very hungry, and would have eaten: but while they made ready, he fell into a trance, And saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners, and let down to the earth: Wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air. And there came a voice to him, Rise, Peter; kill, and eat. But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing that is common or unclean. And the voice spake unto him again the second time, What God hath cleansed, that call not thou common." Acts 10:9-15 KJV

Peter's Vision on the Housetop

"On the morrow, as they went on their journey, and drew nigh unto the city, Peter went up upon the housetop…

"And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and Jehovah caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all the night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided. And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry ground: and the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left. And the Egyptians pursued, and went in after them into the midst of the sea, all Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and his horsemen. And it came to pass in the morning watch, that Jehovah looked forth upon the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of cloud, and discomfited the host of the Egyptians. And he took off their chariot wheels, and they drove them heavily; so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for Jehovah fighteth for them against the Egyptians. And Jehovah said unto Moses, Stretch out thy hand over the sea, that the waters may come again upon the Egyptians, upon their chariots, and upon their horsemen. And Moses stretched forth his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to its strength when the morning appeared; and the Egyptians fled against it; and Jehovah overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea." Exodus 14:21-27
<p>The Israelites stand on dry land with their children and possessions as the sea swallows the Egyptian army. Moses stands in the middle holding his staff out toward the sea. The pillar of cloud separates the Israelites from the Egpytians.

Pharaoh's Host Destroyed

"And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and Jehovah caused the sea to go back by a strong east…

"And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him. And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son. But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet: And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry: For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry." Luke 15:20-24 KJV

The Return of the Prodigal Son

"And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and…

"And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions." 1 Kings 10:1 KJV

The Queen of Sheba Visiting Solomon

"And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came…

"And the king of Jericho sent unto Rahab, saying, Bring forth the men that are come to thee, which are entered into thine house: for they be come to search out all the country." Joshua 2:3 KJV

Rahab and the Spies

"And the king of Jericho sent unto Rahab, saying, Bring forth the men that are come to thee, which are…

"And Ruth the Moabitess said unto Naomi, Let me now go to the field, and glean ears of corn after him in whose sight I shall find grace. And she said unto her, Go, my daughter." Ruth 2:1 KJV

Ruth and Naomi

"And Ruth the Moabitess said unto Naomi, Let me now go to the field, and glean ears of corn after him…

"Then said Boaz unto his servant that was set over the reapers, Whose damsel is this?And the servant that was set over the reapers answered and said, It is the Moabitish damsel that came back with Naomi out of the country of Moab: And she said, Let me glean, I pray you, and gather after the reapers among the sheaves. So she came, and hath continued even from the morning until now, save that she tarried a little in the house. Then said Boaz unto Ruth, Hearest thou not, my daughter? Go not to glean in another field, neither pass from hence, but abide here fast by my maidens. Let thine eyes be on the field that they do reap, and go thou after them: have I not charged the young men that they shall not touch thee? and when thou art athirst, go unto the vessels, and drink of that which the young men have drawn." Ruth 2:5-9
<p>Boaz and his servant speak with Ruth who is gleaning in his field.

Ruth Gleaning in the Fields of Boaz

"Then said Boaz unto his servant that was set over the reapers, Whose damsel is this?And the servant…

"Then went Samson down, and his father and his mother, to Timnah, and came to the vineyards of Timnah: and, behold, a young lion roared against him. And the Spirit of Jehovah came mightily upon him, and he rent him as he would have rent a kid; and he had nothing in his hand: but he told not his father or his mother what he had done." Judges 14:5-6
<p>Illustration of Samson fighting a lion barehanded.

Samson Slaying the Lion

"Then went Samson down, and his father and his mother, to Timnah, and came to the vineyards of Timnah:…

"And they slew a bullock, and brought the child to Eli." 1Samuel 1:25 KJV

The Young Samuel Brought to Eli

"And they slew a bullock, and brought the child to Eli." 1Samuel 1:25 KJV

"That the LORD called Samuel: and he answered, Here am I." 1Samuel 3:4 KJV

The Call of Samuel

"That the LORD called Samuel: and he answered, Here am I." 1Samuel 3:4 KJV