Galilee

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Galilee

 (Joshua 20:7; John 7:2)

Jesus spent about six months of his Ministry in the Galilee:

“After these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Judea, because the Jews sought to kill him.” (John 7:2)

“And they appointed Kedesh in Galilee in mount Naphtali…” (Joshua 20:7)

The Galilee is a hilly region in the north associated with the life of Jesus, Crusader battles and Jewish settlement following the destruction of the Second Temple. It is bordered by the Litanni River in Lebanon, the Jordan Rift Valley to the east, the Jezreel Valley to the south, and the Coastal Plain (also known as Galilee Coast) to the north.

It is divided into two regions, Upper and Lower Galilee.

The Upper Galilee abounds with valleys, gorges, basins, water sources and rich vegetation. It was settled for most of ancient times. During the Israelite conquest it was allotted to the tribes of Asher and Naphtali, and later also to Dan.

It had a minor role during the periods of……..

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