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Psalm: 18
Iconography: Christ,carrying a flowering branch, steps out of a doorway as a bridegroom coming out of his marriage chamber. The sun peeps out from behind the building. In St John 3:29, Jesus is described as the bridegroom. The flowering rod refers to Isaiah's prophesy( 11:1) that the saviour would be like a flower from the rod of Jesse. This image of the bridegroom walking out of a doorway is a model for one scene of the Alexis illustration, p 57.
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