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This page is a gallery of the Biblical sites that were selected by BibleWalks.com staff and readers as the “site of the month” during year 2017.
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Dec 2017 Michmash
Bronze and Iron age findings in the area between Ma’ale Michmash and Michmas.
1 Samuel 13:5: “And the Philistines gathered themselves together to fight with Israel… and they came up, and pitched in Michmash“.
Nov 2017 Psagot – Khirbet Nisya
Ruins of a Biblical city in the community of Psagot. This may have been the site of Joshua’s Ai.
Joshua 7:2: “And Joshua sent men from Jericho to Ai…”
Oct 2017 Horvat Aner (Neby Annir)
Ruins of an ancient village in the Gofna mountain region in Samaria. Nearby is a memorial park with pools and springs.
Sep 2017 Khirbet el-Qutt
Ruins of a fortified village situated near the Lebonah ascent. Identified as Kfar Lakitia – one of the Roman garrisons at the end of the Bar- Kokhba revolt.
Judges 21:19: “…on the east side of the highway that goeth up from Bethel to Shechem, and on the south of Lebonah”.
Aug 2017 Tibneh
Kh. Tibneh, in the hill country of Ephraim, is identified as Timnath-Serah or Timnath- Heres- the burial-place of Joshua according to the Bible.
Joshua 24: 30: “And they buried him in the border of his inheritance in Timnathserah…”.
July 2017 Beit El – Jacob’s dream
A sacred site in Beit El is suggested as the place of Jacob’s dream.
Genesis 28:12: “And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven…”.
June 2017 Arumah
The Biblical city of Arumah is situated on a steep hill southeast of Itamar. On its foothills are huge cisterns and ruins of Hasmonean fortifications.
Judges 9: 41: “And Abimelech dwelt at Arumah…”
May 2017 Allon Road
Sites along the Allon Road, that crosses the eastern side of Samaria from North to South.
Apr 2017 Kh. Marjameh
Ruins of a Canaanite and Israelite major city located on a hill near Samiya spring on the foothills of Mt. Baal-Hazor.
Mar 2017 Kh. Jibeit (Horvat Giv’it)
Ruins of a multi period village, from the Early Bronze to the Ottoman period, on the side of Allon road in Samaria.
Feb 2017 Tel Maresha
Ancient Iron Age and Hellenistic period city, with an amazing underground lower city. A UNESCO World heritage site.
Jan 2017 Saul’s Shoulder
Observation point on Mt. Saul, overlooking the Jezreel valley and Mt. Gilboa. Named after King Saul and his sons who died here fighting the Philistines.
(2 Samuel 1:21): “Ye mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew, neither let there be rain, upon you”.
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