Hezekiah's Tunnel, or the Siloam Tunnel (Hebrew: נִקְבַּת השילוח, Nikbat HaShiloah) is a tunnel that was dug underneath the City of David in Jerusalem before 701 BC during the reign of Hezekiah of Judah. The tunnel is mentioned in 2 Kings 20:20 in the Bible. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boC7lOV-1PU
Hezekiah’s Tunnel Inscription - King Hezekiah of Judah ruled from 721 to 686 BC. Fearing a siege by the Assyrian king, Sennacherib, he preserved Jerusalem’s water supply by cutting a tunnel through 1,750 feet of solid rock from the Gihon Spring to the Pool of Siloam inside the city walls (2 Kings 20; 2 Chron. 32). At the end of the tunnel, an inscription, celebrates this remarkable accomplishment. #TheStory #Isaiah #KingHezekiah #StandStrong #PurifyYourHeart #BiblicalArchaeology
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.
The split in the Rock where water came out. This rock is split through the middle and displays the pattern of water erosion and evidence that numerous streams came forth in several directions. "I will stand there before you by the rock at Horeb. Strike the rock, and water will come out of it for the people to drink." So Moses did this in the sight of the elders of Israel." -Exodus 17:6 (NIV)
7. Until recently, many Bible scholars doubted the accuracy of the Bible's account of the nation of Edom battling with Israel in the time of king David. Edom, they argued, was a simple pastoral society at the time and did not become sufficiently organized or have the power to threaten Israel until much later. However, recent excavations indicate that "Edom was a complex society centuries earlier, (than previously thought) as reflected in the Bible," states Biblical Archaeology Review.