Ink stamp – The Creator and an unlikely hero
The two characters in red appear in the middle of the first sentence in the bible (in Hebrew). Alef and Tav: The first and the last (in Greek Alpha and Omega). It is a name for God.
The letters in black are the name of the first person in scripture of whom God said “I have filled him with my Spirit…”. It was Bezalel – the Artist in charge of building the tabernacle during the Exodus.
‘Bezalel’ means ‘In the shadow of God’.
Exodus 31: 1-5 The Lord said to Moses, “See, I have called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with ability and intelligence, with knowledge and all craftsmanship, to devise artistic designs, to work in gold, silver, and bronze, in cutting stones for setting, and in carving wood, to work in every craft.
(If there had been watercolour then I am sure it would have been on the list (o: )