Places Study on Valley of Elah

Places Study on Valley of Elah

1 Samuel 17: And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together, and pitched by the valley of Elah, and set the battle in array against the Philistines.
1 Samuel 17: Now Saul, and they, and all the men of Israel, were in the valley of Elah, fighting with the Philistines.
1 Samuel 21: And the priest said, The sword of Goliath the Philistine, whom thou slewest in the valley of Elah, behold, it is here wrapped in a cloth behind the ephod: if thou wilt take that, take it: for there is no other save that here. And David said, There is none like that; give it me.

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Ephesdammim - Place in Judah, the scene of the death of Goliath in the Valley of Elah
Sharaim - Two gates (Joshua 15:36 ), more correctly Shaaraim (1 Samuel 17:52 ), probably Tell Zakariya and Kefr Zakariya, in the Valley of Elah, 3 1/2 miles north-west of Socoh
Goliath - (guh li' uhth) In 1 Samuel 17:4 , the huge Philistine champion who baited the Israelite army under Saul in the Valley of Elah for forty days
Shaaraim - ) The Septuagint read Sakarim , which favors identifying Shaaraim with Tell Zekariah above the southern bank of the Valley of Elah, a large hill with terraced sides and caves
Gederah - This place has by some been identified with Jedireh, a ruin 9 miles from Lydda, toward Eleutheropolis, and 4 miles north of Sur'ah (Zorah), in the Valley of Elah
Hareth, Forest of - It answers to Kharas, a mile above Keilah, among inaccessible ravines, but easily reached from the Valley of Elah
Socho - It lay on the northern side of the Valley of Elah (Wady es-Sunt)
Ephesdammim - The Valley of Elah rises close to Hebron, and runs as a rocky ravine northward. ... Thus, the Valley of Elah was the highway from the plain up to the hilly country, and terebinths still grow in it as of old
Gath - It commanded the entrance to the Valley of Elah
Adullam - It stood on the old Roman road in the Valley of Elah (q
Adoni-Zedec - " Then he implores the king of Egypt to send soldiers to help him, directing that the army should come by sea to Ascalon or Gaza, and thence march to Wru-sa-lim (Jerusalem) by the Valley of Elah
Elah, Valley of - ... This open space is probably the Valley of Elah or terebinths, of which one of the largest in Palestine stands near
Elah - " "The terebinths from which the Valley of Elah takes its name still cling to their ancient soil
Azekah - ... Azekah is located at tell Zakariya five and one half miles northeast of Beth Govrin above the Valley of Elah
Gath - It stands at the mouth of the Valley of Elah, and clearly represents a large and important town
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Adullam - of Tell es Safyeh (Gath), and half way between Socoh and Keilah: 500 feet above wady Sumt (Valley of Elah); barring the Philistines' progress up this valley to Judah's grain lands
Philis'Tines - It was no longer in the central country, but in a ravine leading down to the Philistine plain, the Valley of Elah, the position of which is about 14 miles southwest of Jerusalem
Saul - The Philistines once more invaded the land, and gathered their army between Shochoh and Azekah, in Ephes-dammim, on the southern slope of the Valley of Elah
David - The armies of the Philistines and of Israel were in battle array in the Valley of Elah, some 16 miles south-west of Bethlehem; and David was sent by his father with provisions for his three brothers, who were then fighting on the side of the king