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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).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Philistines - Historic enemies of ancient Israel and the place where Goliath the giant lived.

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

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

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

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