Habakkuk and the Angel

detail of the statue 'Habakkuk and the Angel' by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, 1655, Museo Sacro, Musei Vaticani, Vatican City, Rome, Italy

Daniel 14:

33 Now the prophet Habakkuk was in Judea; he had made a stew and had broken bread into a bowl, and was going into the field to take it to the reapers. 34 But the angel of the Lord said to Habakkuk, “Take the food that you have to Babylon, to Daniel, in the lions’ den.” 35 Habakkuk said, “Sir, I have never seen Babylon, and I know nothing about the den.” 36 Then the angel of the Lord took him by the crown of his head and carried him by his hair; with the speed of the wind[a] he set him down in Babylon, right over the den.

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