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Articles about and images of Ancient Israelite culture and geography that help illuminate David as a shepherd and musician, and Saul as Israel's first king.

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How to "Gird your loins" by The Art of Manliness If you've read the Bible, then you've probably come across the phrase "gird up your loins." I've always thought it was a funny turn of phrase. Saab 900, Art Of Manliness, Armor Of God, Lds Church, Church Ideas, Scripture Study, Bible Art, Old Testament, In Ancient Times

Gird Up Your Loins: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

In ancient times, men would gird their loins when preparing for manual labor or battle. Here's your guide on how they did it.

A full scale replica of an ancient Israelite home from the ‘Houses of Ancient Israel: Domestic, Royal, Divine’ exhibit. Courtesy & currently located at the Semitic Museum, Harvard University,.

Ancient Israelite House

Photos of a replica of an ancient Israelite house from the Houses of Ancient Israel exhibit at the Semitic Museum at Harvard University. Via the Ancient

RVL is a teacher who gives a Jewish perspective on YHWH's words. This is a short video called "Green Pastures" Lord Is My Shepherd, The Good Shepherd, Psalm 23, Just Believe, Light Of The World, Cool Countries, Bible Lessons, Videos, Christians

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In the deepest part of a sprawling cave in Israel's northern Negev desert, ancient people placed a lead and wood artifact next to a burial.

Ancient 'Wand' May Be Oldest Example of Lead Work in the Levant

In the deepest part of a sprawling cave in Israel's northern Negev desert, ancient people placed a lead and wood artifact next to a burial.

A shepherd leads his sheep in the wilderness. Photo by Ferrell Jenkins. The Shepherd, One Kings, Jerusalem, Geography, Wilderness, Israel, Sheep, Sky, History

The shepherd and his sheep

When my traveling friend Leon and I left Jerusalem last Saturday the temperature reached a high of about 82 degrees. On the way to Tiberias we began to notice that the sky was hazy; it was filled w…

4 lectures: death of Saul / David and Michal / David and Goliath / Young David - A Male Cinderella David And Goliath, Professor, Cinderella, Death, Bible, Study, Biblia, Studying, Learning

Professor Yair Zakovitch: The Death of Saul. One Death, Five Reports

Author : Professor Yair Zakovitch

Israel’s Neot Kedumim nature reserve is a recreation of the landscape of biblical times (Credit: Credit: Hanan Isachar/Getty Images) Israel, Nature Reserve, Mediterranean Recipes, Cool Places To Visit, Where To Go, The Good Place, Tourism, Diet, Landscape

Israel’s millennia-old ‘biblical diet’

A new generation of academics and chefs are cooking with ancient grains and herbs, using ‘original recipes’, to help work through Israel’s long-unresolved legacy of trauma.

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Sheep and the most Important Word

My family says I’m sheep-obsessed. I’ve always been a sheep girl. I love the image of God as our shepherd in the Bible – patiently, gently taking care of us clumsy, clueless, gra…

Predators in the Thickets -- talking with experts about lions, bears, and leopards in Israel

אנגלית הטורפים הגדולים מן היער ומגאון הירדן

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

Excavation at ancient Shiloh seeks to locate site of Jewish tabernacle that dates to the time the Jewish people first arrived in the land of Israel

10 ancient jugs that predate First Temple unearthed at Shiloh

Israel Hayom - The Newspaper

Ancient Near Eastern Cross-Cultural Time Line One Kings, Timeline, Geography, Oriental, Religion, Chicago, University, Culture, History

Ancient Near Eastern Cross-Cultural Time Line | The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago

Download the Oriental Instiutute Museum Timeline (PDF) (If used in a presentation or publication, please credit "Courtesy of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago")

The crowning of a messiah - Learn biblical Hebrew online Kings Of Israel, Biblical Hebrew, Thick Leather, Battle, Oil, Learning, Frame, People, Frames

The crowning of a messiah - Learn biblical Hebrew online

Go on a journey of the senses through history and discover the significance of ritual feasts and meals in antiquity. 1 Samuel 20, Israel History, Social Status, The Shepherd, One Kings, Archaeology, Marker, Politics, David

A Feast for the Senses … and the Soul

Go on a journey of the senses through history and discover the significance of ritual feasts and meals in antiquity.

Jesus walked the Ascent of Adummim on His final journey to Jerusalem. The road offers lingering lessons that make it a tough hike. Who Is My Neighbor, Temple In Jerusalem, Four Gospels, Good Samaritan, Why Jesus, Life Of Christ, Love The Lord, Geography, Journey

How I Got Robbed on the Good Samaritan Road | Wayne Stiles

Jesus chose as the setting for His parable of the Good Samaritan a road notorious for robbers. Turns out, that road still has thieves. Ask me how I know. After a tour in Israel, we stayed a few days longer in order to do some filming with my lifelong friend, Scott Wilson. One of the […]