fixes the brazen Serpent on a pole.
And the Lord
sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people;
and much people of Israel died. Therefore the people
came to Moses, and said, We have sinned, for we have spoken
against the Lord, and against thee; pray unto the Lord, that
he take away the serpents from us. And Moses prayed for the
people. And the Lord said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery
serpent, and set it upon a pole: and it shall come to pass,
that every one that is bitten, when he looketh upon it, shall
live. And Moses made a serpent of brass, and put it
upon a pole, and it came to pass, that if a serpent had bitten
any man, when he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived. (KJV)
de la Bible (1728)
Illustrated by Gerard
Hoet (1648-1733), and others.