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King David on his throne

Illustration from Psalm 17 (18), page 039


A larger image of King David on his throne, The Golden Psalter of St. Gallen
LOCUTUs Est DaviD AD DomiNuM QUANDO ERIPUIT EUm AB INIMICIS EIUS ET DE MANU SAUL
The words that David, the LORD's servant sang to the LORD on the day the LORD saved him from Saul and all his other enemies.

p. 39 Kollekte nach Ps 16, Bild zu Ps 17 mit Titulus Locutus est David ad Dominum quando eripuit eum ab innimicis eius et de manu Saul, darüber König David thronend u. aufschauend zur Hand Gottes, empfängt die Boten, links am Boden liegend u. ebenso die Arkade überschneidend die Feinde.
[Collection after Ps 16, picture to Ps 17. About King David enthroned and looking up to the hand of God, receiving messengers, on the left lying on the ground and also the arcade are cut-up enemies]

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