Moses and the Fiery Serpent

Illustration

Ibolya Horváth
by Lawrence OP
published on 20 August 2020
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According to the Bible, Nehushtan was a metal serpent mounted on a staff that Moses had made, by God’s command, to cure the Israelites of snake bites while wandering in the desert. 
Detail of a window in St Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh.

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OP, L. (2020, August 20). Moses and the Fiery Serpent. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12609/moses-and-the-fiery-serpent/

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