Cabul (Kavul)

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Cabul (Kavul)

“And turneth toward the  sun-rising to Beth-dagon, and reacheth to Zebulun, and to the valley of Jiphthahel toward the north side of Beth-emek, and Neiel, and goeth out to Cabul on the left hand” (Joshua 19:27)

An Arab village 15 km. southeast of Acre is the site of the ancient city of Cabul.

History: Ancient Cabul  was included in the territory of Asher (Joshua 19:27).  Mentioned in Egyptian writings of the 13th century BCE. King Solomon gave the city to Hiram, King of Tyre. During the Second Temple Period it was a large city on the outskirts of Jewish settlement situated facing the gentile communities surrounding Acre. It was an industrial center and home of many scholars, particularly during the Roman and Byzantine Periods. During the ……….

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