Adoration of the Wise Men
“And they came into the house and saw the young child with Mary his mother; and they fell down and worshipped him; and opening their treasures they offered unto him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.” Matthew 2:11 ASV
The illustration depicts three magi or wise men offering gifts to the Christ child held on Mary’s lap. The setting is a stable with two oxen in the background.
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Martin Luther, translator Volks-Bilderbibel oder die ganze heilige Schrift des alten und neuen Testaments, nach der Ueberseßung Dr. Martin Luther's (Leipzig, Germany: Baumgärtners Buchhandlung, 1853) 4