Cornelius Kneels in Front of Peter
“And when it came to pass that Peter entered, Cornelius met him, and fell down at his feet, and worshipped him. But Peter raised him up, saying, Stand up; I myself also am a man.” Acts 10:25-26 ASV
Illustration of Cornelius bowing before Peter. Cornelius is dressed in a centurion’s uniform. Peter is wearing robes and his right arm is raised. A man in a turban and decorated robe stands to Peter’s left. Several other men are kneeling as well.
Keywordsbow, bowing, peter, centurion, kneel, kneeling, apostle, saint peter, acts of the apostles, Cornelius, Cornelius the Centurion, Caesarea, righteous man
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) 166