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Cities Set On A Hill - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood” (Joshua 20:3). “And they appointed Kedesh in Galilee in Mount Naphtali, and Shechem in Mount Ephraim, and Kirjath Arba, which is Hebron, in the mountain of Judah. And on the other...
Cities Of Refuge - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... When the Israelites entered the promised land, God told Joshua to provide six “cities of refuge” into which those who had slain someone could flee for refuge until a trial could ascertain the facts and render a proper verdict. As...
Judges 9:6: men of Shechem - Study Note
... and Levi (Genesis 34:25). Later, Joseph was buried there (Joshua 24:32). In the division of the lands by Joshua, Shechem was in Ephraim’s allocation, but near the edge of Manasseh. It was rather centrally located in Israel and Abimelech...
Joshua 19:9: within the inheritance of them - Study Note
... (among the tribes west of the Jordan, that is), so Joshua was the last (Joshua 19:49). 19:50 Timnath-serah. Timnath-serah, the city assigned to Joshua, has been suggested by some as the source of the name Nazareth. The names of both are...
Joshua 20:7: which is Hebron - Study Note
the Levites as one of their designated cities of refuge (note Joshua 21:11-13). 21:41 forty and eight cities. The Levites had no one province assigned to them, as the other tribes did, for they were to be spiritual teachers and counselors to all...
Deuteronomy 4:41: three cities - Study Note
... side of Jordan. The latter were Kedesh, Shechem and Hebron (Joshua 20:7). It is significant that all six were easily visible from large...
Creation and the Seven-Day Week - Article
William J. Bauer, Ph.D. - ... extended for two days each year. The "long day" of Joshua (Joshua 10:13, 14) also must have affected the weekly cycle in some as yet uncertain fashion. In any case, the important consideration is the fact of a weekly "Lord's...
Matthew 5:14: set on a hill - Study Note
... their sighting by anyone seeking refuge in them (see also Joshua 20:7-8). They could be seen even at night by their watchfires. In a sense, believers should also be lights in a dark...
Deuteronomy 19:9: three cities more - Study Note
... three cities more. See Joshua 20:7, where the three cities of refuge east of Jordan were designated. The three west of the Jordan were named in Deuteronomy 4:43. 19:14 landmark. Evidently, even though the children of Israel were to receive...
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