An Up-Close and finished examine the Lands of the Bible
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Discover every thing you want to learn about the lands the place Jesus walked, Moses traveled, and Paul preached. choked with multidimensional maps, pictures, and charts, the Zondervan crucial Atlas of the Bible is designed that will help you larger comprehend the background and areas of the Bible and its international. This full-color atlas is concise yet thorough, excellent for Bible scholars, tourists to the Holy Land, or any reader of the Bible curious to determine extra approximately usually pointed out areas within the outdated and New Testaments.
The Zondervan crucial Atlas of the Bible features:
- Nearly 2 hundred beautiful multidimensional and 3-dimensional maps and full-color images
- Accurate and updated mapping technologies
- Innovative chronological charts and maps protecting historic backgrounds, areas, climate, and roads
With this easy-to-understand atlas, you’ll locate religious study extra attractive and understandable, and you’ll examine the basic evidence concerning the interesting lands of the Bible.
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The town of David as a result of Jerusalem’s impartial situation, it was once a capital appropriate to either David’s personal tribe of Judah in addition to to the tribes of the north. the town turned David’s and his descendants’ own estate (called “the urban of David”) and the royal seat of the Davidic dynasty. David introduced the ark from Kiriath Jearim to Jerusalem, which he confirmed because the significant worship heart for all Israel (2 Sam 6:1–23; 1 Chron 13:1–14). David outfitted his personal palace there (2 Sam 5:11) and towards the top of his reign bought the threshing flooring of Araunah the Jebusite, a website north of and better than the traditional urban center, the place Solomon ultimately equipped the temple (2 Sam 24:18–25; 1 Chron 21:18–26). taking a look south on the Dome of the Rock. Many think this can be the place the traditional Israelite temple stood: the main Holy position lower than the dome, and the sacrificial altar close to the smaller constitution to the left (east) of the dome. There are with reference to 50 cisterns at the Temple Mount. within the fourth yr of Solomon’s reign (966 BC), he begun development the temple, a role that took seven years. The construction itself used to be composed of 2 rooms: the Holy position, during which the 10 lampstands, the desk for the bread of the Presence, and the incense altar have been positioned; and the main sacred position, known as the main Holy position or the Holy of Holies, during which the ark of the covenant was once stored. the total development was once surrounded through courtyards during which have been positioned the sacrificial altar, lavers, and so on. the precise place of the temple isn't really identified, even if many researchers position it within the fast area of the present Muslim shrine referred to as the Dome of the Rock. To the south of the temple, yet north of the traditional middle of Jerusalem, Solomon outfitted his personal palace and the Palace of the wooded area of Lebanon (1 Kings 7:1–12). it truly is attainable that this royal acropolis used to be, in early occasions, referred to as the Millo (NIV “the terraces”; I Kings 9:15, 24; 11:27) yet later got here to be often called the Ophel (the acropolis). Solomon reinforced the wall of Jerusalem and incorporated the Millo/Ophel, in addition to the temple quarter, in the confines of the wall. hence the walled urban accelerated from 15 acres to approximately 37 acres (map on p. 144). through the divided monarchy (930–722 BC), Jerusalem used to be attacked numerous occasions: as soon as via the Egyptian pharaoh Shishak (925 BC; 1 Kings 14:22–28; 2 Chron 12:2–4) and as soon as via Hazael of Aram Damascus (ca. 813 BC; 2 Kings 12:17–18; 2 Chron 24:17–24). In each one example, lavish presents, taken from the temple treasury, obtained off the aggressors. within the days of Amaziah of Judah, in spite of the fact that, Jehoash of Israel attacked the town and “broke down the wall of Jerusalem from the Ephraim Gate to the nook Gate” (ca. 790 BC; 2 Chron 25:23). it truly is tough, besides the fact that, to pinpoint the site of those gates within the urban partitions. throughout the 8th century BC “Uzziah outfitted towers in Jerusalem on the nook Gate, on the Valley Gate and on the perspective of the wall” (2 Chron 26:9) as he bolstered the defenses of the town.