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Adullam - At one time a Canaanite royal city. Location where King David hid in a cave from King Saul (1Samuel 22:1; 2Samuel 23:13

Jericho - Walls miraculously collapse at the sound of a trumpet, allowing the Israelites to take the city (Joshua 6)

Ai - Second city taken by ancient Israel after they entered the promised land. (Joshua 7:3-5, 8:1, 9:3, etc.)

Jerusalem - Place where Melchizedek blesses Abraham and where Abraham offers his only son Isaac as a sacrifice to God

Beersheba - Used as reference to the most southern part of ancient Israel (Judges 20:1, 2Samuel 24:2)

Mount Carmel - Place where Elijah the prophet has confrontation with the prophets of Baal (1Kings 18:20-42)

Beth-Horan - Place where the sun stood still for several hours to allow Joshua more time to fight the Amorites (Joshua 10)

Mount Gilboa - King Saul and his son Jonathan are killed in battle (1Samuel 31:11, 2Samuel 1:6)

Bethel - Place where Jacob (Israel) saw vision of a ladder going up to heaven (Genesis 28:11-19, Genesis 31:13)

Mount Nebo - Moses dies on mountain after seeing the Promised Land (Deuteronomy 32:49 - 50, 34:1)

Map of the seven hills of Jerusalem

Map of Ancient Israel's important cities

Timeline of the entire Old Testament

Important people in the Old Testament

List of Ancient Judah's and Israel's Kings

Lineage from Abraham to Jesus

Bethlehem - The home of Ruth and King David. Place where Jesus Christ born. (Ruth 1:1, Matthew 2:1)

Mount Tabor - Mount where Deborah and Barak defeat the army of Sisera (Judges 4:14)

Brook Cherith - Place where ravens fed Elijah during a drought (1Kings 17)

Peniel - Place where Jacob wrestled a pre-incarnate Jesus Christ (Genesis 32)

Dothan - Place where Joseph is sold into slavery by his brothers (Genesis 37:17)

Philistines - Historic enemies of ancient Israel

Egypt - Due to a drought Jacob and his entire family migrate to Goshen

Shechem - Made one of Israel's six cities of refuge (Joshua 20:7)

Gaza - Place where Samson sacrifices his life to destroy the Philistines' pagan temple (Judges 16:21-30)

Shunem - Place where Elisha the prophet raises from the dead the son of a Shunammite woman (2Kings 4)

Haran - Jacob works for Laban in city then marries his daughters Leah and Rachel (Genesis 27:43, 28:7, 31:17-21)

Sodom - Sodom and Gomorrah are destroyed by God for their sins (Genesis 19)

Additional Study Materials
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Map of Important Cities in ancient Israel
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