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Map of Old Testament Israel - Mizpah
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Mizpah T. en-Nasbeh. same as Mizpeh in Benjamin, Josh. 18. 26; an early sanctuary site; Judg. 20. 1 ff.; associated with Samuel, 1 Sam. 7. 5, 15; 10. 17; fortified by Asa king of Judah, 1 Kgs. 15. 22; sea, of Gedaliah's government after fall of Jerusalem, 586 B.c., 2 Kgs. 25. 23; Jer. 40. 6ff.; re-occupied after exile, Neh. 3. 17. Excavations reveal Asa's fortifications &c.
Joshua 18:26 -
And Mizpeh, and Chephirah, and Mozah,
Judges 20:1 - Then all the children of Israel went out, and the congregation was gathered together as one man, from Dan even to Beersheba, with the land of Gilead, unto the LORD in Mizpeh.
1 Samuel 7:5 - And Samuel said, Gather all Israel to Mizpeh, and I will pray for you unto the LORD.
1 Samuel 7:15 - And Samuel judged Israel all the days of his life.
1 Samuel 10:17 - And Samuel called the people together unto the LORD to Mizpeh;
1 Kings 15:22 - Then king Asa made a proclamation throughout all Judah; none [was] exempted: and they took away the stones of Ramah, and the timber thereof, wherewith Baasha had builded; and king Asa built with them Geba of Benjamin, and Mizpah.
2 Kings 25:23 - And when all the captains of the armies, they and their men, heard that the king of Babylon had made Gedaliah governor, there came to Gedaliah to Mizpah, even Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and Johanan the son of Careah, and Seraiah the son of Tanhumeth the Netophathite, and Jaazaniah the son of a Maachathite, they and their men.
Jeremiah 40:6 - Then went Jeremiah unto Gedaliah the son of Ahikam to Mizpah; and dwelt with him among the people that were left in the land.
Nehemiah 3:17 - After him repaired the Levites, Rehum the son of Bani. Next unto him repaired Hashabiah, the ruler of the half part of Keilah, in his part.
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