Places Study on Valley of Jehoshaphat

Places Study on Valley of Jehoshaphat

Joel 3: I will also gather all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat, and will plead with them there for my people and for my heritage Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations, and parted my land.
Joel 3: Let the heathen be wakened, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat: for there will I sit to judge all the heathen round about.

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Decision, Valley of - A name given to the Valley of Jehoshaphat (q
Decision, Valley of - ’ This valley is evidently the Valley of Jehoshaphat mentioned in the preceding context ( Joel 3:2 ; Joel 3:12 ). The Valley of Jehoshaphat has been identified with the Valley of the Kidron since the time of Eusebius
Dale, the King's - Some have identified it with the southern part of the Valley of Jehoshaphat, where Absalom reared his family monument (2 Samuel 18:18 )
Kid'Ron, - it is now commonly known as the "Valley of Jehoshaphat. " The channel of the Valley of Jehoshaphat is nothing more than the dry bed of a wintry torrent, bearing marks of being occasionally swept over by a large volume of water
Jehoshaphat, Valley of - Joel 3:2; Joel 3:12, parallel to Zechariah 14:2-4, where the mount of Olives answers to the "Valley of Jehoshaphat" in Joel. ) The valley with the Kedron at its foot is now called "the Valley of Jehoshaphat. As Jehoshaphat means "the judgment of Jehovah," "the Valley of Jehoshaphat" is probably the general name for the scene of His judgment, Jehoshaphat's victory over the godless horde that sought to dispossess Judah typifying the last victory over the anti-Christian host that shall seek to dispossess restored Israel (Ezekiel 38-39). In Joel 3:14 "the Valley of Jehoshaphat" is called "the valley of decision" or "excision," where the foes shall meet their determined doom. Its connection with Jerusalem appears in the context; so "come up," the regular phrase for going to the theocratic capital, is used, but "down into the Valley of Jehoshaphat" also (Joel 3:2; Joel 3:12). The king's (Melchizedek's) dale or valley of Shaveh (Genesis 14:17; 2 Samuel 18:18) is identified with "the Valley of Jehoshaphat
Kedron - The upper part of it is called the Valley of Jehoshaphat
Jehoshaphat, Valley of - the Kidron Valley has been known as the Valley of Jehoshaphat; but there is no reason for believing Joel was referring to the Kidron Valley
Jehoshaphat, Valley of - ... Others however associate the above with the valley lying between Jerusalem and the Mount of Olives, now called the Valley of Jehoshaphat; but no trace of this name as attached to that particular valley can be found earlier than the fourth century
Kidron - Kedron = Cedron, turbid, the winter torrent which flows through the Valley of Jehoshaphat, on the eastern side of Jerusalem, between the city and the Mount of Olives. The greatest desire of the Jews is to be buried there, from the idea that the Kidron is the "Valley of Jehoshaphat" mentioned in Joel 3:2
Jehoshaphat, Valley of - been identified by an unbroken Christian tradition with the Valley of Jehoshaphat. see), whereas the Valley of Jehoshaphat was in Heb
Pinnacle - Matthew 4:5, "the pinnacle of the temple," the summit of the southern portico, rising 400 cubits above the Valley of Jehoshaphat (Josephus Ant
o'Phel - Ophel was the swelling declivity by which the mount of the temple slopes on its southern side into the valley of Hinnom--a long, narrowish rounded spur or promontory, which intervenes between the mouth of the central valley of Jerusalem (the Tyropoeon) and the Kidron, or Valley of Jehoshaphat
Jehoshaphat, Valley of - The "Valley of Jehoshaphat" may therefore be simply regarded as a general term for the theatre of God's final judgments on the enemies of Israel
Jehoshaphat - The Prophet Joel 3:2 ; Joel 3:12 , says, "The Lord will gather all nations in the Valley of Jehoshaphat, and will plead with them there. Lastly, some maintain that the ancient Hebrews had named no particular place the Valley of Jehoshaphat; but that Joel intended generally the place where God would judge the nations, and will appear at the last judgment in the brightness of his majesty. " It is very probable that the Valley of Jehoshaphat, that is, of God's judgment, is symbolical, as well as the valley of slaughter, in the same chapter. From this passage, however, the Jews and many Christians have been of opinion, that the last judgment will be solemnized in the Valley of Jehoshaphat
Hinnom, Valley of - It opens out into an oblong space, the site of Topher, where now are gardens watered by Siloam, before it meets the Valley of Jehoshaphat or Kedron on the S
Ophel - the "swelling declivity" by which the temple hill slopes off on its southern side as a long round narrow promontory between the mouth of the Tyropeon central valley of the city and the Kedron Valley of Jehoshaphat
Tophet - It terminates at Beer 'Ayub, where it joins the Valley of Jehoshaphat
Kedron - The course of the brook is along the Valley of Jehoshaphat, to the south-west corner of the city, and then turning to the south, it runs to the Dead Sea
Armageddon - Both this and "the Valley of Jehoshaphat" (the scene of his great victory, 2 Chronicles 20:26, compare Zechariah 14:2-4) may be figurative phrases for the scene of the final conflict of Christ and Antichrist
Bethesda - He suggests that the true Bethesda may perhaps be "The Fountain of the Virgin," so called, in the lower part of the Valley of Jehoshaphat, eight hundred and fifty feet south of the temple area
Jehosh'Aphat, Valley of - At what period the name "Valley of Jehoshaphat" was first applied to this spot is unknown
Architecture - Late Egyptian influence has been traced in the tombs of the Valley of Jehoshaphat, but the prevailing influence from the beginning of the 3rd cent
Valley - ), "either (1) because there were several valleys within the city and adjacent to it, as the vale between Mount Zion and Moriah, the vale between Mount Moriah and Mount Ophel, between these and Mount Bezetha, and the Valley of Jehoshaphat, the valley of the brook Kidron, etc
Enrogel - At the southern extremity of the valley of Hinnom near its junction with the Valley of Jehoshaphat
Olives - A mountain ridge to the east of Jerusalem, from which it is separated by the Valley of Jehoshaphat
Melchizedek - When Abram returned from the slaughter of the Assyrians, in his way to Hebron, he was met at Shaveh, or King's Dale, afterward the Valley of Jehoshaphat, between Jerusalem and Mount Olivet, by Melchizedek, king of Salem, the most ancient quarter of Jerusalem, a priest of the most high God, who gave him bread and wine, and blessed him in the name of the "most high God, Creator of heaven and earth;" to whom Abram in return piously gave tithes, or the tenth part of all the spoils as an offering to God, Hebrews 7:2
Caves - Owing to the abundance of grottoes in the Valley of Jehoshaphat, tradition assigns to them the sites of such unlikely events to occur in them as the birth of the Virgin, the annunciation, the salutation, the Baptist's and our Lord's birth, the agony, Peter's denial, the composition of the Apostles' Creed, and the transfiguration
Mount Olivet - ) This hallowed mount is situated at the east of Jerusalem, being separated only by the brook Kedron, and the Valley of Jehoshaphat
Olives - The Mount of Olives was situated to the east of Jerusalem, and divided from the city only by the brook Kidron, and by the Valley of Jehoshaphat, which stretches out from the north to the south. There are two roads to it; one passes over the Mount of Olives; the other, which is the shorter and easier, winds round the eastern end, having the greater part of the hill on the north or left hand, and on the right the elevation called by some writers the Mount of Offence, which is, however, very little above the Valley of Jehoshaphat
Brook - ’ As early as Eusebius and Jerome it was known as the Valley of Jehoshaphat, Joel 3:2 [Hebrews 4:2]
Sion - To the north, the wall of Jerusalem, which passes over the top of Sion, intercepts the view of the city, the site of which gradually slopes toward the Valley of Jehoshaphat
Kidron (1) - It is always dry except during and immediately after heavy rain; it is the same valley that is referred to as the Valley of Jehoshaphat (wh
Zacharias - " By Joash's command they stoned Zacharias "in the court of the house of Jehovah!" And to it the tradition may be due which assigns the tomb in the Valley of Jehoshaphat to Zacharias
Joel, Book of - They are called to arm themselves, to bring all their mighty men, and to come unto the Valley of Jehoshaphat, which is the valley of judgement, and there God will deal with them
Tomb - The principal remaining architectural sepulchres may be divided into three groups: first, those existing in the Valley of Jehoshaphat, and known popularly as the tombs of Zechariah of St. The people still cling to their ancient cemeteries in the Valley of Jehoshaphat with a tenacity singularly characteristic of the east
Gentiles - Joel depicted the judgment of the nations who had abused Israel in the Valley of Jehoshaphat (Joel 3:12-16 )
Absalom - The so-called tomb of Absalom, in the Valley of Jehoshaphat outside Jerusalem, betrays its modern origin by Ionic columns; and besides could not have outlasted the various sieges and conquests to which the city has been exposed
Jeru'Salem - The eastern one --the valley of the Kedron, commonly called the Valley of Jehoshaphat --runs nearly straight from north by south. But the western one --the valley of Hinnom-- runs south for a time, and then takes a sudden bend to the east until it meets the Valley of Jehoshaphat, after which the two rush off as one to the Dead Sea. The whole of the slopes south of the Haram area (the ancient Ophel), and the modern Zion, and the west side of the Valley of Jehoshaphat, presents the appearance of gigantic mounds of rubbish
Mount of Olives - The Jews have a strong sentiment about being buried on this spot, the slopes of the ‘Valley of Jehoshaphat’ being traditionally, with them and with the Moslems, the scene of the resurrection and final judgment. is the Holy City, separated from the onlooker by the deep Valley of Jehoshaphat; just within the wall lies the ‘Dome of the Rock’ and the al-Aksa mosque, and in the open space of the great Temple area figures of people may be discerned moving about
Joel - The mention of "the Valley of Jehoshaphat" (Joel 3:12) alludes to Jehoshaphat's victory (2 Chronicles 20), the earnest of Israel's future triumph over the pagan; though occurring long before, it was so great an event as to be ever after a pledge of God's favor to His people
Jerusalem - This was known as the Valley of Kidron or the Valley of Jehoshaphat
Jerusalem - , the Valley of Jehoshaphat on the E. also the view reaches along the upper part of the Valley of Jehoshaphat. of the promontory) until it meets the Valley of Jehoshaphat at Bir Ayub; thence as one they descend steeply toward the Dead Sea
Joel - Judgment was pronounced against Phoenicia and Philistia (Joel 3:4 ) and eventually upon all nations as they were judged by God in the Valley of Jehoshaphat, which literally means “The Lord judges” (Joel 3:2 , 3:12 )
Joel, Book of - And when the Day of Jahweh comes in all its terror, it will be terrible only to the Gentile world which has oppressed Israel The gathered hosts of the former, among whom Phœnicians and Philistines are singled out for special condemnation ( Joel 3:4-8 ), shall be destroyed by Jahweh and His angels in the Valley of Jehoshaphat ( Joel 3:11 b f
Olives, Mount of - of Jerusalem (Ezekiel 11:23), separated from it by "the Valley of Jehoshaphat" (Zechariah 14:4)
Jerusalem - After citing the language of the Prophet Jeremiah, in his lamentations on the desolation of the ancient city, as accurately portraying its present state, Lamentations 1:1-6 ; Lamentations 2:1-9 ; Lamentations 2:15 , he thus proceeds: "When seen from the Mount of Olives, on the other side of the Valley of Jehoshaphat, Jerusalem presents an inclined plane, descending from west to east. On the death of any member of this proscribed community, his companion goes at night, and inters him by stealth in the Valley of Jehoshaphat, in the shadow of Solomon's temple
Jerusalem - It lies on ground which slopes gently down towards the east, the slope being terminated by an abrupt declivity, in some parts precipitous, and overhanging the Valley of Jehoshaphat or of the Kidron
Day of the Lord, God, Christ, the - God Acts with dispatch as he judges nations in the Valley of Jehoshaphat (Joel 3:2,12-13 )
Jerusalem (2) - the Valley of Jehoshaphat* [Note: Eusebius, onomasticon2, 193, 20] (a name very probably connected originally with the neighbouring village of Shʻafat, and corrupted to Jehoshaphat because of Joel 3:2; Joel 3:12)