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Map of Old Testament Israel - Gibeah
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Gibeah T. el-Ful
pp. 61, 63, 65, 73, 96 XS
in Benjamin, Josh. 18. 28;
scene of crime and war between Israel and Benjamin, Judg. chs. 19-20;
home of Saul, 1 Sam. 10. 26; 15. 34; Isa. 10. 29; Hos. 5. 8; 9.9; 10.9.
Excavations show city of Judges period (destroyed c. 1100 B.c.), fortress of Saul (destroyed c. 1000 Lc.) and occupation into the Roman period: see also Gabath Saul. Illus., p. 18
Joshua 18:28 -
And Zelah, Eleph, and Jebusi, which [is] Jerusalem, Gibeath, [and] Kirjath; fourteen cities with their villages. This [is] the inheritance of the children of Benjamin according to their families.
1 Samuel 10:26 - And Saul also went home to Gibeah; and there went with him a band of men, whose hearts God had touched.
1 Samuel 15:34 - Then Samuel went to Ramah; and Saul went up to his house to Gibeah of Saul.
Isaiah 10:29 - They are gone over the passage: they have taken up their lodging at Geba; Ramah is afraid; Gibeah of Saul is fled.
Hosea 5:8 - Blow ye the cornet in Gibeah, [and] the trumpet in Ramah: cry aloud [at] Bethaven, after thee, O Benjamin.
Hosea 9:9 - They have deeply corrupted [themselves], as in the days of Gibeah: [therefore] he will remember their iniquity, he will visit their sins.
Hosea 10:9 - O Israel, thou hast sinned from the days of Gibeah: there they stood: the battle in Gibeah against the children of iniquity did not overtake them.
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