Tell Kassis is located on the Kishon river. According to the Biblical description, this may have been the area where Elijah slaughtered the 450 Baal prophets. 1 Kings 18: and Elijah brought them down to the brook Kishon, and slew them there”. Its name, in Arabic, means “the mount of the priest”. This name is due to the tradition that here was the slaughter of the Baal prophets by Elijah.
What city did Elijah get to, after running in front of a King?
BibleWalks.com – walk with us through the sites of the Holy Land
This page was last updated on Aug 27, 2010