Gideon chooses the three hundred by J James Tissot. Illustration to the Book of Judges, 7.6: 'And the number of them that

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Gideon chooses the three hundred by J James Tissot. Illustration to the Book of Judges, 7.6: 'And the number of them that lapped, putting their hand to their mouth, were three hundred men : but all the rest of the people bowed down upon their knees to drink the water.' JT: French painter, 15 October 1836 – 8 August 1902.