By Arnold G. Fruchtenbaum
This complete reference advisor will remove darkness from your realizing of the previous testomony and the gospels via reading almost each position in Israel when it comes to biblical occasions and subject matters and learning Jewish heritage, particularly the heritage of the country of Israel. a brand new layout makes this learn advisor an outstanding touring spouse on all Israel excursions in addition to a necessary source for any believer's ongoing examine. As an further bonus, we now have incorporated details on Jordan. This revised version comprises an replace at the present kingdom of Israel (since 2008), bright new artwork together with the canopy and bankruptcy heading pages, a thesaurus, topic index and scriptural index.
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The Arbel Synagogue - A fourth century synagogue facing south toward Jerusalem but the entry is on the east; the only Galilean synagogue known with such a design 7. The Arbel Fortress - Along the Cliffs of the Arbel now marked by one lone tree ARNON RIVER (WADI EL-MUJIB) 1. Served as the border between Ammon and Moab – Numbers 21:13; 22:36 2. Taken by Israel - Numbers 21:13-28; Deuteronomy 2:24-37; 3:1-17; 4:48; Judges 11:13, 22-26 3. The City of Moab where Balaam and Balak met was at this border - Numbers 22:36 4.
Contrary to their normal practice, they allowed Jews to live here 22. In 1187, it was taken by Saladin 23. In 1191, it was retaken by the Crusaders under Richard the Lionhearted of England and Philip Augustus of France 24. In 1192, it became the capital of the Crusader Kingdom since Jerusalem was not retaken 25. In 1291, it became the last Crusader stronghold to fall to Sultan Khalil el Ashraf (Mameluke); out of 12,000 knights, only seven survived 26. It laid in ruins until 1749 when the fortifications were built by Bedouin Sheikh Dehar el-Omar - He also invited Jews to settle in the city 27.
It served as the Sixth Solomonic District - I Kings 4:13, 19 15. A disputed area between Israel and the Arameans (Syria) and eventually taken from Israel by Hazael when Jehu was king - II Kings 10:32-33 16. Geshur - Located in the Southern Golan between the eastern shore of the Sea of Galilee and west of the fertile plains of Bashan along the major trade routes (The King’s Highway) a. Area taken by Moses was on the border of Geshur - Deuteronomy 3:14; Joshua 12:5; I Chronicles 2:23 b. Israel failed to dispossess the Geshurites - Joshua 13:11, 13 c.