By Arnold G. Fruchtenbaum
This complete reference advisor will light up your realizing of the outdated testomony and the gospels via analyzing almost each position in Israel on the subject of biblical occasions and subject matters and learning Jewish heritage, specifically the background of the nation of Israel. a brand new layout makes this research advisor an exceptional touring significant other on all Israel excursions in addition to an important source for any believer's ongoing learn. As an additional bonus, we've got incorporated details on Jordan. This revised version contains an replace at the present country of Israel (since 2008), brilliant new artwork together with the canopy and bankruptcy heading pages, a thesaurus, topic index and scriptural index.
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The 40 days of fasting and the first temptation of Jesus - Matthew 4:1-4; Mark 1:12-13; Luke 4:1 12. The home of over sixty monasteries which developed since the fourth century, especially Greek Orthodox; a number of which continue to exist to this day a. St. George - Originally called Cosiba, it was rebuilt in the nineteenth century b. C. by Chariton, the father of Judean Desert monasticism c. Theodosius - The largest in the Judean Desert, built in the fifth century and measures 221 feet by 328 feet d.
Syrians were defeated here by Joash of Israel - II Kings 13:17 ARAD 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. During the Canaanite period , Arad was a major center for the trade of copper King of Arad attacked Israel at Mount Hor - Numbers 21:1-4; 33:40 The king was killed by Joshua - Joshua 12:14 Settled by Kenites - Judges 1:16 Destroyed by Shishak and recorded in his annals - I Kings 14:25-28; II Chronicles 12:1-9 6. Archaeological excavations uncovered a counterfeit holy of holies that was destroyed in the time of Hezekiah - II Kings 18:4; II Chronicles 31:1 7.
Defeated by Joshua - Joshua 11:6; 12:7, 20 3. City of the Tribe of Asher - Joshua 19:25 ACHZIV 1. A city given to the Tribe of Asher - Joshua 19:29 2. However, it was one of the cities the Tribe of Asher failed to capture - Judges 1:31 ADORAIM (DURA) 1. Fortified by Rehoboam - II Chronicles 11:9 2. C. as part of his conquest of Idumea ADULLAM 1. 2. 3. 4. The Judah and Tamar incident occurred here - Genesis 38:1-30 The king was killed by Joshua - Joshua 12:15 Given to the Tribe of Judah - Joshua 15:35 It served as one of the hiding places of David - I Samuel 22:1-2; II Samuel 23:13; I Chronicles 11:15 5.