Jeremiah

Jeremiah is definitely the reluctant prophet, and not just at the beginning, as with Isaiah.  Jeremiah 1:4-19 tells of that call.

Jeremiah Receiving the Gift of Prophecy CHAGALL (1957)

See http://www.flickr.com/photos/haggertymuseum/3904586692/ for the source of the above photograph of the etching.

Jeremiah Prophesies Against the King DALI

See http://www.artbible.net/1T/Jer0101_Portrait_misc/source/20%20DALI%20J%20PROPHETIA%20CONTRA%20REGEM%20IOACHIN.JPG.jpg for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

As directed by God, Jeremiah reluctantly prophesies the destruction of Jerusalem, and upon doing so, he was lowered into a cistern, where he sunk down into the mud.   Jeremiah 38:1-6.

Jeremiah in the Pit CHAGALL (1931-39)

See http://eastgatedev.com/images/Jeremiah_in_Pit.jpg for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

 

Jeremiah Lamenting the Destruction of Jerusalem REMBRANDT (1630)

See http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/r/rembran/painting/biblic1/jeremiah.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting and a description.

Jeremiah’s Lamentation CHAGALL (1956)

See http://www.flickr.com/photos/32357038@N08/3273021504/ for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

Sufferings of Jeremiah CHAGALL (1931-39)

See http://campus.udayton.edu/mary/gallery/works/lamentationofjeremiah.htm for the source of the above photograph of the etching and a description.

The Prophet Jeremiah DONATELLO (1423-26)

See http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/d/donatell/1_early/duomo/7jerem_1.html for the source of the above photograph of the sculpture and a brief description.

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