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Mount Ebal, a mountain peak 940 meters above sea level just north of the West Bank city of Nablus. It is mentioned in the Bible Panorama of Nablus Mt. ...

Deuteronomy 11:29-30; 27:11-26
Joshua 8:30-35.

and in a number of ancient sources, among them the Onomasticon of Eusebius of Caesarea. Deuteronomy is the fifth book of the Hebrew Bible. ... Joshua or Yehoshúa (יְהוֹשֻׁעַ The LORD of/is help/court, Standard Hebrew Yəhošúaʿ, Tiberian Hebrew Yəhôšuªʿ) is a Biblical character, much of whose life is described in the Book of Joshua. ... Eusebius is the name of several significant historical people: Pope Eusebius - Pope in AD 309 - 310. ...

External links

  • University of Haifa site
  • Franciscan site

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Bible Study - Mount Ebal (587 words)
Mount Ebal, from the Hebrew word pronounced ay-bawl, meaning rocky, is a mountain in Samaria, in central Israel.
At a height of 3,077 feet / 937 meters above sea level, and 1,200 feet / 365 feet above the level of the adjacent valley, it was located on the north side of the ancient city of Shechem.
Mount Gerizim was to the south of Shechem on the opposite side of the valley.
Mount Gerizim (2865 words)
Mount Gerizim is north of the West Bank city of Nablus and south of the valley in which Shechem was situated.
The other peak, Mount Ebal, the taller of the two, is where the curses of the LORD GOD were pronounced on the disobedient.
Mount Gerizim was the place where blessings of the LORD GOD were spoken to the obedient.
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