Bible Scenes Uncovered In Ruins Of Ancient Synagogue
On a hill above the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel, archaeologists have discovered one amazing floor mosaic after another.
Garden of Eden
The Garden of Eden (Hebrew גַּן עֵדֶן, Gan ʿEḏen) is the biblical "garden of God", described most notably in the Book of Genesis chapters 2 and 3, and also in the Book of Ezekiel. The "garden of God",...
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Barada
The Barada (Arabic: بردى‎ / ALA-LC: Baradá; Greek: Chrysorrhoas) is the main river of Damascus, the capital city of Syria.
Throughout the arid plateau region east of Damascus, oases,...
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Kir of Moab
Kir is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible as one of the two main strongholds of Moab, the other being Ar. It is called also Kir-haresh, Kir-hareseth (Hebrew: קִיר-חֲרֶשֶׂת; Isa 16:7), Kir-heres (Hebrew: קִ...
Amam (Bible)
Amam (Hebrew: אמם‎, 'ămâm) is an unidentified site the Negeb of Judah, near the border with Edom, mentioned in the Biblical Book of Joshua 15:26.
Cave of Elijah
The Cave of Elijah is a grotto written about in the Hebrew Bible, where the prophet Elijah took shelter during a journey into the wilderness (1 Kings 19:8).In the Books of Kings Elijah had been t...
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Sokho
Sokho, alternate spellings: Sokhoh, Sochoh, Soco, Sokoh, Hebrew: שוכה ,שוכו ,שכה, is the name given to two ancient towns in the territorial domain of Judah, both now in ruin. One of these two has bee...
Adami-nekeb
Adami-nekeb according to the Revised Version, or Adami-hannekeb (Hebrew: אדמי הנקב‎, i.e. the pass Adami), is a place mentioned in the Hebrew Bible Book of Joshua (19:33), as a passage on th...
Ezem
Ezem (Hebrew: עצם‎, vars. ‛Atsem or Otzem, meaning strength) is an unidentified site in the Negeb of Judah toward the Edomite border. It is mentioned in the Biblical Book of Joshua(15:29; 19...
Emim
The Emites (/ˈɛmaɪts/ or /ˈiːmaɪts/; Hebrew: אֵמִים) was the Moabite name for one of the tribes of Rephaim. They are described in Deuteronomy chapter 2 as having been a powerful people, populous and h...
Azal (Bible)
Azal (אצל), or Azel, is a location mentioned in the Book of Zechariah 14:5, in Bibles that use the Hebrew Masoretic Text as the source for this verse. In Bibles that follow the Greek Septuagint (LXX) ...
Yarmouk River
The Yarmuk River, sometimes also spelled "Yarmouk" (Arabic: نهر اليرموك‎, Nahr Al-Yarmuk, or شريعة المناذرة, Shariat el Menadhirah; Hebrew: נהר הירמוך‎, Nahar HaYarmukh; Ancient G...
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Penuel
In the Hebrew Bible, Penuel (or Pniel, Pnuel; Hebrew פְּנוּאֵל) is a place not far from Succoth, on the east of the Jordan River and north of the river Jabbok. It is also called Peniel "Face of God" ...
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Mount Horeb
Mount Horeb, Hebrew: חֹרֵב, Greek in the Septuagint: χωρηβ, Latin in the Vulgate: Horeb, is the mountain at which the book of Deuteronomy in the Hebrew Bible states that the Ten Commandments were give...
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Elam
Elam (/ˈiːləm/) was an ancient Pre-Iranic civilization centered in the far west and southwest of what is now modern-day Iran, stretching from the lowlands of what is now Khuzestan and Ilam Province as...
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Gareb
Gibeat Gareb or the Leper's Hill is a hill near Jerusalem (Jer. 31:38), probably the hill of lepers, and consequently a place outside the boundary of the city. This article incorporates text from...
Cush (Bible)
Cush, also spelled Kush (/kʊʃ, kʌʃ/; Biblical: כּוּשׁ Kûš), was according to the Bible the eldest son of Ham, who was a son of Noah. He was the brother of Mizraim (Egypt), Canaan (land of Canaan), and...
Arnon (western Jordan)
35°34′24″E / 31.46583°N 35.57333°E / 31.46583; 35.57333Wadi Mujib, historically known as Arnon, is a river in Jordan which enters the Dead Sea at 410 metres (1,350 ft) be...
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Land of Goshen
The Land of Goshen (Hebrew: אֶרֶץ גֹּשֶׁן‎ or ארץ גושן Eretz Gošen) is named in the Bible as the place in Egypt given to the Hebrews by the pharaoh of Joseph (Genesis 45:9 - 10), and the land fr...
Cherethites
Cherethites and Pelethites (Hebrew: כרתי‎), the former also spelled Kerethites, are names given by the Hebrew Bible to two of the ethnic groups in the Levant. Their identity has not been determi...
Mount Hermon
Mount Hermon (Arabic: جبل حرمون , جبل الشيخ‎ / ALA-LC: Jabal al-Shaykh / "Mountain of the Chief" "Jabal Haramun"; Hebrew: הר חרמון‎, Har Hermon, "Mount Hermon") is a mountain cluster...
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Jezreel Valley
The Jezreel Valley (Hebrew: עמק יזרעאל‎, translit. Emek Yizra'el), (Arabic: مرج إبن عامر‎ "Marj Ibn Amer") is a large fertile plain and inland valley south of the Lower Galilee reg...
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Kidron Valley
The Kidron Valley (classical transliteration, Cedron, from Hebrew: נחל קדרון‎, Naḥal Qidron; also Qidron Valley; Arabic: وادي الجوز‎, Wadi al-Joz for the upper segment near the Tem...
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Erech
Uruk (Cuneiform: 𒌷𒀔, UNUG; Sumerian: Unug; Akkadian: Uruk; Aramaic/Hebrew: אֶרֶךְ Erech; Ancient Greek: Ὀρχόη Orchoē, Ὠρύγεια Ōrugeia; Arabic: وركاء‎, Warkā') was an ancient city...
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Macmillan Bible Atlas
The Macmillan Bible Atlas is a book on the geography, civilizations and cartography of the Holy Land. It describes the movements of biblical characters, trade routes and battles. It also refers to ar...
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