Rachel’s Tomb

Rachel’s Tomb (Genesis 35:19) (Matthew 2:16-18) Holy tomb at northern entrance to Bethlehem. Ancient tradition designates the site as the burial place of the matriarch Rachel: “So Rachel died and she was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is Bethlehem)” (Genesis 35:19). Other sources locate the […]

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Rehob (Rehov)

Rehob (Rehov) Name derives from ancient Rehob. Now a Moshav 4 km. south of Bet She’an, near an ancient synagogue.  Tel Rehov to the northeast, is the tel of an ancient settlement identified with Biblical Rehob. Adjacent is a ruin of a Moslem holy shrine called Sheikh […]

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Rehoboth (in the Negeb)

  Rehoboth (in the Negeb) (Genesis 26:22) Large settlement ruins in the Negeb. “And he removed from there, and dug another well; and for that they strove not:  and he called the name of it Rehoboth;  and he said, For now the LORD has made room for […]

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