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Map of Old Testament Israel - Mizpeh
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Mizpeh (in Gilead): Jarud. place of pillar called Mizpah (RSV) by Laban, Gen. 31. 49; associated with Jephthah, Judg. 10. 17; 11. 29, 34 (Mizpeh,KJV). See also Ramath-mizpeh
Genesis 31:49 -
And Mizpah; for he said, The LORD watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.
Judges 10:17 - Then the children of Ammon were gathered together, and encamped in Gilead. And the children of Israel assembled themselves together, and encamped in Mizpeh.
Judges 11:29 - Then the Spirit of the LORD came upon Jephthah, and he passed over Gilead, and Manasseh, and passed over Mizpeh of Gilead, and from Mizpeh of Gilead he passed over [unto] the children of Ammon.
Judges 11:34 - And Jephthah came to Mizpeh unto his house, and, behold, his daughter came out to meet him with timbrels and with dances: and she [was his] only child; beside her he had neither son nor daughter.
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