Map of Old Testament Israel - Shechem
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Shechem Tel Balata. associated with Abraham and Jacob, Gen. 12. 6; 33. 18; 37. 12; city of refuge, Josh. 20. 7; Levitical city, Josh. 21. 21; burialplace of Joseph, Josh. 24. 32; city of the judge Abimelech, Josh. 9. 1ff.; place of assembly for Israel, Josh. 24. 1; 1 Kgs. 12. 1; fortified by Jeroboam I, 1 Kgs. 12. 25, and first capital of kingdom of Israel; Hos. 6. 9
Genesis 12:6 -
And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite [was] then in the land.
Genesis 33:18 - And Jacob came to Shalem, a city of Shechem, which [is] in the land of Canaan, when he came from Padanaram; and pitched his tent before the city.
Genesis 37:12 - And his brethren went to feed their father's flock in Shechem.
Joshua 20:7 - And they appointed Kedesh in Galilee in mount Naphtali, and Shechem in mount Ephraim, and Kirjatharba, which [is] Hebron, in the mountain of Judah.
Joshua 21:21 - For they gave them Shechem with her suburbs in mount Ephraim, [to be] a city of refuge for the slayer; and Gezer with her suburbs,
Joshua 24:32 - And the bones of Joseph, which the children of Israel brought up out of Egypt, buried they in Shechem, in a parcel of ground which Jacob bought of the sons of Hamor the father of Shechem for an hundred pieces of silver: and it became the inheritance of the children of Joseph.
Joshua 9:1 - And it came to pass, when all the kings which [were] on this side Jordan, in the hills, and in the valleys, and in all the coasts of the great sea over against Lebanon, the Hittite, and the Amorite, the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite, heard [thereof];
Joshua 24:1 - And Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel, and for their heads, and for their judges, and for their officers; and they presented themselves before God.
1 Kings 12:1 - And Rehoboam went to Shechem: for all Israel were come to Shechem to make him king.
1 Kings 12:25 - Then Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt therein; and went out from thence, and built Penuel.
Hosea 6:9 - And as troops of robbers wait for a man, [so] the company of priests murder in the way by consent: for they commit lewdness.
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