Valley of Jezreel

Valley of Jezreel
valley located in the Lower Galilee (Israel)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Jezreel Valley — and Mount Tabor Jezreel Valley …   Wikipedia

  • JEZREEL, VALLEY OF — (also known as the Plain of Esdraelon ; (Heb. עֵמֶק יִזְרְעֶאל), Emek Yizre el, named after the city of jezreel ), the largest of the inland valleys of Israel, after the Jordan Valley. It consists of the alluvial plain of the Kishon River,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jezreel — Jezreelite, n. /jez ree euhl, el , jez reel /, n. Plain of, Esdraelon. * * * ▪ ancient city, Israel Hebrew  Yizreʿel        (May God Give Seed), ancient city of Palestine, capital of the northern kingdom of Israel under King Ahab, located on a… …   Universalium

  • Jezreel — A town by Mount Gilboa where Ahab had property adjacent to Naboth s vineyard, which Jezebel obtained, and the town where she met her death. The valley of Jezreel separates Galilee from Samaria. Hosea prophesied (Hos. 1:5) that the nation of… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Jezreel — geographical name town of ancient Palestine in Samaria NW of Mt. Gilboa in Valley of Jezreel; now in N Israel …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Jezreel —    God scatters.    1) A town of Issachar (Josh. 19:18), where the kings of Israel often resided (1 Kings 18:45; 21:1; 2 Kings 9:30). Here Elijah met Ahab, Jehu, and Bidkar; and here Jehu executed his dreadful commission against the house of Ahab …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Jezreel Valley Regional Council — ( he. מועצה אזורית בקעת עמק יזרעאל, Mo atza Ezorit Emek Yizrael ) is a regional council in northern Israel that encompasses most of the settlements in the Jezreel Valley. It includes 15 kibbutzim, 15 moshavim, 6 communal settlements and two… …   Wikipedia

  • JEZREEL — (Heb. יִזְרְעֶאל), city in ancient Israel. The city of Jezreel (in Heb. Yizre el, May God give seed ) was founded by Israelites of the tribe of Issachar south of Shunem (abandoned in the El Amarna period, cf. Josh. 19:18). With the decline of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jezreel Valley B&B- Numa Emek — (Yoqne‘am,Израиль) Категория отеля: Адрес: 1 Agra St., Yoqne‘am, 2060 …   Каталог отелей

  • Jezreel Valley railway — The Jezreel Valley railway, or simply the Valley railway ( he. רכבת העמק, Rakevet HaEmek ) refers to a historical railroad in Ottoman and British Palestine, which was part of the larger Hejaz railway and ran along the Jezreel Valley.It was built… …   Wikipedia

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