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King Solomon and the Mother with the Selfless Love. BIBLE SCRIPTURE: 1 Kings 3:26-27                The woman whose son it was, in the anguish she felt for it, said to the king, "Please, my lord, give her the living child - please do not kill it!" The other, however, said, "It shall be neither mine nor yours. Divide it!"          The king then answered, "Give the first one the living child! By no means kill it, for she is the mother."

Raphael Sanzio The Judgment of Solomon, , Stanza della Segnatura, Palazzi Pontifici, Vatican. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of The Judgment of Solomon by Raphael Sanzio.

Samuel Anoints David. - 1st Samuel 16:13, "Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brethren: and the Spirit of the LORD came upon David from that day forward. So Samuel rose up, and went to Ramah."

- Samuel "Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brethren: and the Spirit of the LORD came upon David from that day forward. So Samuel rose up, and went to Ramah.

The Jordan Parts. - Joshua 3:13, "And it shall come to pass, as soon as the soles of the feet of the priests that bear the ark of the LORD, the Lord of all the earth, shall rest in the waters of Jordan, that the waters of Jordan shall be cut off from the waters that come down from above; and they shall stand upon an heap."

The Jordan Parts. - Joshua 3:13, "And it shall come to pass, as soon as the soles of the feet of the priests that bear the ark of the LORD, the Lord of all the earth, shall rest in the waters of Jordan, that the waters of Jordan shall be cut off from the waters that come down from above; and they shall stand upon an heap."

Solomon Anointed King. - 1st Kings 1:39, "And Zadok the priest took an horn of oil out of the tabernacle, and anointed Solomon. And they blew the trumpet; and all the people said, God save king Solomon."

- Kings "And Zadok the priest took an horn of oil out of the tabernacle, and anointed Solomon. And they blew the trumpet; and all the people said, God save king Solomon.

Who Am I? King David's Humble Inquiry To God. - 2nd Samuel 7:18, "Then went king David in, and sat before the LORD, and he said, Who am I, O Lord GOD? and what is my house, that thou hast brought me hitherto? "

When are you compelled to inquire of God? Thoughts at DTTB.

David Cuts the Skirt of Saul's Robe. - 1st Samuel 24:4, "And the men of David said unto him, Behold the day of which the LORD said unto thee, Behold, I will deliver thine enemy into thine hand, that thou mayest do to him as it shall seem good unto thee. Then David arose, and cut off the skirt of Saul's robe privily."

David Cuts the Skirt of Saul's Robe. - 1st Samuel 24:4, "And the men of David said unto him, Behold the day of which the LORD said unto thee, Behold, I will deliver thine enemy into thine hand, that thou mayest do to him as it shall seem good unto thee. Then David arose, and cut off the skirt of Saul's robe privily."

Solomon Anointed King of Israel, from the series of etchings Biblical Scenes, after the frescoes by Raphael in the Vatican Loggia

Solomon Anointed King of Israel, from the series of etchings Biblical Scenes, after the frescoes by Raphael in the Vatican Loggia - Sisto Badalocchio, Raphael, Giovanni Orlandi

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