The Cities That Built The Bible

Author: Dr. Robert Cargill
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062366750
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Anyone who wants to know how recent archaeological discoveries have revolutionized our understanding of the Bible should read this book.”—William Schniedewind, Ph.D., Kershaw Chair of Ancient Eastern Mediterranean Studies at UCLA and ...

Fifty Major Cities Of The Bible

Author: John Laughlin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134595328
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No doubt what attracted the area's first settlers, whatever the date, is the
presence of two water sources which flow in or near the city. One is the perennial
river, the Abana (or Barada), upon whose banks the city was built. The other,
which is located about ten miles south of the city, is the Pharpar (Nahal el-A∞waj
). These are the rivers said to have been “better than all the waters of Israel,” by
Naaman, an Aramean who came to Elisha to be healed ofa skin disease (2 Kgs.
5: 12).

The Bible And The Holy Fathers For Orthodox

Author: Johanna Manley
Publisher: St Vladimir's Seminary Press
ISBN: 9780962253607
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It is difficult today to ascertain precisely where their cities were located. But let us
leave aside cities of brick and stone; let us look at dwellings of flesh and blood
and bone ...That which took decades to build with care and constant anxiety
disintegrates into grave-dust in the twinkling of an eye ...But let us leave aside
cities of the body; let us look at the pleasure-cities that men have built generation
after generation. The materials from which these cities are built are feasting, ease
, ...

Zondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary

Author: J. D. Douglas
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310492351
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to the village or city. Smaller villages sought the protection of nearby cities. That
is the meaning of the expression, “and its surrounding settlements,” added to the
name ofa city (Num. 21:25; 32:42). In return for the protection offered against
nomadic attacks, the cities received payment in service and produce. Sometimes
a city was protected by a feudal lord around or near whose fortress the city was
built. Often it depended entirely on the strength of its walls and the bravery of its

Reconnecting The Church

Author: J. Timothy Kauffman
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1450087205
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Chapter 4 THE CITY IN THE SCRIPTURES Any biblical theology of the city
ultimately is a theology about two cities: the city of man and the city of God. The
story of Scripture, therefore, is “a tale of two cities.” the civitas Dei and the civitas
mundi. Perhaps that is why we find that scripture opens with a city built by Cain
and closes with a city built by God. (Walter Kaiser) TOWARD AN URBAN
HERMENEUTIC Conventional wisdom seems to believe that spiritual retreat can
best be found in a ...

Royal Cities Of The Biblical World

Author: Joan Goodnick Westenholz
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Royal Cities of the Biblical World was published as a catalogue to accompany the exhibition "Jerusalem-A Capital for All times, Royal Cities of the biblical World" at the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem, from 17.1 to 31.12.1996.

Nkjv The Nkjv Study Bible Ebook

Author: Thomas Nelson
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 1418587389
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Ancient cities were usually built on high points of land near water supplies, and
when a city was destroyed a new city was built on the same site atop the packed
and settled debris from the former city. Thus, over time, cities came to be on top of
high mounds of compacted ruins. Ai was not rebuilt; therefore it remained a heap
of ruins. The Hebrew word (tel) for heap is found in only a few places in the Bible
(8:28; Deut. 13:16; 11:13; Jer. 30:18; 49:2), and in such place names in the Bible

The Uttermost Part Of The Earth

Author: Richard R. Losch
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802828057
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The city is known today by its Arabic name, Aricha. The original city was built
directly over the largest spring in Palestine, which still waters the region. By
Jesus' time it was about a mile south of that spot. The road from Jerusalem to
Jericho passes through the Wadi Qelt, the beautiful canyon that opens onto fertile
plains 825 feet below sea level, on which the city is built. Jericho is particularly
famous for three major biblical references: Joshua's siege (Josh. 6), Jesus'
parable of the Good ...

Niv The Chronological Study Bible Ebook

Author: Thomas Nelson
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 1401680135
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33Then Moses gave to the Gadites, the Reubenites and the halftribe of
Manasseh son of Joseph the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites and the
kingdom of Og king of Bashan— the whole land with its cities and the territory
around them. 34The Gadites built up Dibon, Ataroth, Aroer, 35Atroth Shophan,
Jazer, Jogbehah, 36Beth Nimrah and Beth Haran as fortified cities, and built
pens for their flocks. 37And the Reubenites rebuilt Heshbon, Elealeh and
Kiriathaim, 38as well as Nebo ...