Places Study on Jezreel Valley

Places Study on Jezreel Valley

Chain Links

Dictionary

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Jezreel, Valley of
Lying on the northern side of the city, between the ridges of Gilboa and Moreh, an offshoot of Esdraelon, running east to the Jordan (Joshua 17:16 ; Judges 6:33 ; Hosea 1:5 ). It was the scene of the signal victory gained by the Israelites under Gideon over the Midianites, the Amalekites, and the "children of the east" (Judges 6:3 ). Two centuries after this the Israelites were here defeated by the Philistines, and Saul and Jonathan, with the flower of the army of Israel, fell (1 Samuel 31:1-6 ). This name was in after ages extended to the whole of the plain of Esdraelon (q.v.). It was only this plain of Jezreel and that north of Lake Huleh that were then accessible to the chariots of the Canaanites (Compare 2 Kings 9:21 ; 10:15 ).



Sentence search

Beth-Shittah - a village on a knoll, in the Jezreel Valley
Maralah - The site is perhaps tell Ghalta in the Jezreel Valley north of Megiddo or tell Thorah
Megiddon, Valley of - (mih' gihd' dahn) KJV term for plain of Megiddo, the broad portion of the Jezreel Valley in the vicinity of Megiddo (Zechariah 12:11 )
Sarid - Spelled Sedud by some early versions, Sarid is probably modern tell Shadud at the northern edge of the Jezreel Valley about six miles northeast of Megiddo and five miles southeast of Nazareth
Abishag - Abishag was from Shunem, a city guarding the Jezreel Valley
Ford - ‘Abarah ), at the junction of the Jalud (which drains the Jezreel Valley) and the Jordan
Ephraim, Forest of - Joshua 17:14-18 predicts Ephraim's expansion north into the wooded Jezreel Valley and the vicinity of Beth Shan, both within Issachar's territory
Naboth - ” Owner of a vineyard in the Jezreel Valley adjacent to the country palace of King Ahab, who desired the property for a vegetable garden
Naboth - ” Owner of a vineyard in the Jezreel Valley adjacent to the country palace of King Ahab, who desired the property for a vegetable garden
Jezreel (2) -
Jokmeam - Its location was probably tell Qaimun about eighteen miles south of Haifa on the northwestern corner of the Jezreel Valley
Dothan - It controlled all traffic going between the hills and the Jezreel Valley
Deborah - ... As a prophet, Deborah summoned Barak and delivered an oracle giving him God's instructions for a battle in the Jezreel Valley against the Canaanite army commanded by Sisera (Judges 4:6-9 ; compare Samuel in 1 Samuel 15:2-3 and the unnamed prophet in 1 Kings 20:13-15 )
Ebal - The conquest of the heart of the country by Joshua, mount Ephraim, Esdraelon or the Jezreel Valley, is not detailed; but the narrative passes from his conquest of the S
Damascus - Both major international highways ran through Damascus the Via Maris from Mesopotamia in the east through Damascus and the Jezreel Valley to the Plain of Sharon and the Mediterranean coast, then south to Egypt; and the King's Highway from Damascus south through Ashtaroth, Rabbath-ammon, and Bozrah to Elath on the Red Sea and to Arabia
Transportation And Travel - Megiddo, which commanded the western entrance into the Jezreel Valley, controlled the traffic along the Via Maris as it moved inland and then north to Damascus