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Bethel means "house of God". In central Palestine....Abraham, Jacob, Samuel, Saul, David are all connected w/this city. It is the town where Jacob wrestled with the angels & erected a pillar of loyalty to God.

Dome of the Rock Mosque in Jerusalem, Palestine - Al-Quds (Jerusalem), Palestine |

An aerial view over the ancient synagogue in Capernaum, on the Sea of Galilee, where Jesus lived with Peter and Andrew.

Located in the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem, the Pool of Bethesda is where Jesus healed a paralyzed man according to the Gospel of John. The name Bethesda means either House of Mercy or House of Grace. The pool was a gathering place for the blind, sick and crippled during biblical times. It was understood at the time that when an angel stirred the waters, the first person into the water would be healed.


Take a Virtual Trip to the Holy Land With These Israel Tour Pictures

This Cave of Adullam is the site where David hid from King Saul.