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Map of Old Testament Israel - Jabesh-Gilead
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Jabesh-Gilead T. Abu Kharaz & T. Meqbereh. Judg. 21. 8ff.; 1 Sam. 11. 1ff.; 31. 1 lf., 2 Sam. 2. 4f.; 31. 11
Judges 21:8 -
And they said, What one [is there] of the tribes of Israel that came not up to Mizpeh to the LORD? And, behold, there came none to the camp from Jabeshgilead to the assembly.
1 Samuel 11:1 - Then Nahash the Ammonite came up, and encamped against Jabeshgilead: and all the men of Jabesh said unto Nahash, Make a covenant with us, and we will serve thee.
1 Samuel 31:1 - Now the Philistines fought against Israel: and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines, and fell down slain in mount Gilboa.
2 Samuel 2:4 - And the men of Judah came, and there they anointed David king over the house of Judah. And they told David, saying, [That] the men of Jabeshgilead [were they] that buried Saul.
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