by Ben Schorr on Mar 31, 2021
Throughout history biblical paintings have always captured the imagination of art enthusiasts. In fact, bible themed art was one of the major cultural phenomena that helped shape the Renaissance.
If you are looking for breathtaking bible art then check out the Yaeli collection. Yaeli has a deep love for the bible and each work of art captures a different piece of the biblical story.
Painting Title: Leah
Biblical Source: Genesis 29:16/29:17
"Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older one was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel."
"Leah had weak eyes; Rachel was shapely and beautiful."
Painting Title: Rochel
Biblical Source: Genesis 29:9
"While he was still speaking with them, Rachel came with her father’s flock; for she was a shepherdess."
Painting Title: Rivka
Biblical Source: Genesis 24:15/24:16
"He had scarcely finished speaking, when Rebekah, who was born to Bethuel, the son of Milcah the wife of Abraham’s brother Nahor, came out with her jar on her shoulder."
"The maiden was very beautiful, a virgin whom no man had known. She went down to the spring, filled her jar, and came up."
Painting Title: David Hamelech
Biblical Source: 1 Samuel 16:13
"Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the presence of his brothers; and the spirit of the LORD gripped David from that day on. Samuel then set out for Ramah."
Painting Title: Teffilin
Biblical Source: Exodus 13:9
"And this shall serve you as a sign on your hand and as a reminder on your forehead—in order that the Teaching of the LORD may be in your mouth—that with a mighty hand the LORD freed you from Egypt."
Painting Title: Shavuot
Biblical Source: Exodus 34:1
"The LORD said to Moses: “Carve two tablets of stone like the first, and I will inscribe upon the tablets the words that were on the first tablets, which you shattered."
Biblical Source: Exodus 14:21/14:22
"Then Moses held out his arm over the sea and the LORD drove back the sea with a strong east wind all that night, and turned the sea into dry ground. The waters were split,
and the Israelites went into the sea on dry ground, the waters forming a wall for them on their right and on their left."
Painting Title: Sefer Torah
Biblical Source: Deuteronomy 31:19
"Therefore, write down this poem and teach it to the people of Israel; put it in their mouths, in order that this poem may be My witness against the people of Israel."
Painting Title: Har Sinai
Biblical Source: Exodus 32:18
"When He finished speaking with him on Mount Sinai, He gave Moses the two tablets of the Pact, stone tablets inscribed with the finger of God."
Painting Title: On Eagles Wings
Biblical Source: Exodus 19:4
"You have seen what I did to the Egyptians, how I bore you on eagles’ wings and brought you to Me."
Painting Title: Queen Esther
Biblical Source: Esther 2:7
"He was foster father to Hadassah—that is, Esther—his uncle’s daughter, for she had neither father nor mother. The maiden was shapely and beautiful; and when her father and mother died, Mordecai adopted her as his own daughter."
Painting Title: Ain Od Melvado
Biblical Source: Deuteronomy 4:35
"It has been clearly demonstrated to you that the LORD alone is God; there is none beside Him."
Painting Title: Sarah
Biblical Source: Genesis 17:15
"And God said to Abraham, “As for your wife Sarai, you shall not call her Sarai, but her name shall be Sarah."
Painting Title: Yaakov's Ladder
Biblical Source: Genesis 28:12
"He had a dream; a stairway was set on the ground and its top reached to the sky, and angels of God were going up and down on it."
Biblical Source: Exodus 25:31/Exodus 25:32
"You shall make a lampstand of pure gold; the lampstand shall be made of hammered work; its base and its shaft, its cups, calyxes, and petals shall be of one piece.
"Six branches shall issue from its sides; three branches from one side of the lampstand and three branches from the other side of the lampstand."
Painting Title: Tree of Life
Biblical Source: Proverbs 3:18
"She is a tree of life to those who grasp her, And whoever holds on to her is happy."