Jezreel, Valley of

Jezreel, Valley of
geographical name the E end of the Plain of Esdraelon

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  • JEZREEL, VALLEY OF — (also known as the Plain of Esdraelon ; (Heb. עֵמֶק יִזְרְעֶאל), Emek Yizre el, named after the city of jezreel ), the largest of the inland valleys of Israel, after the Jordan Valley. It consists of the alluvial plain of the Kishon River,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jezreel, Valley of —    Lying on the northern side of the city, between the ridges of Gilboa and Moreh, an offshoot of Esdraelon, running east to the Jordan (Josh. 17:16; Judg. 6:33; Hos. 1:5). It was the scene of the signal victory gained by the Israelites under… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Jezreel, Fountain of —    Where Saul encamped before the battle of Gilboa (1 Sam. 29:1). In the valley under Zerin there are two considerable springs, one of which, perhaps that here referred to, flows from under a sort of cavern in the wall of conglomerate rock which… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Jezreel Valley — and Mount Tabor Jezreel Valley …   Wikipedia

  • Jezreel Valley Regional Council — ( he. מועצה אזורית בקעת עמק יזרעאל, Mo atza Ezorit Emek Yizrael ) is a regional council in northern Israel that encompasses most of the settlements in the Jezreel Valley. It includes 15 kibbutzim, 15 moshavim, 6 communal settlements and two… …   Wikipedia

  • Jezreel Valley railway — The Jezreel Valley railway, or simply the Valley railway ( he. רכבת העמק, Rakevet HaEmek ) refers to a historical railroad in Ottoman and British Palestine, which was part of the larger Hejaz railway and ran along the Jezreel Valley.It was built… …   Wikipedia

  • Valley of Jezreel — valley located in the Lower Galilee (Israel) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Tamra, Jezreel Valley — Tamra ( ar. طمرة; he. טמרה) is an Arab village in north eastern Israel. Located in the Jezreel Valley, it falls under the jurisdiction of Gilboa Regional Council. In 2007 it had a population of 1,300.The village was founded in 1918 by sons of the …   Wikipedia

  • JEZREEL — (Heb. יִזְרְעֶאל), city in ancient Israel. The city of Jezreel (in Heb. Yizre el, May God give seed ) was founded by Israelites of the tribe of Issachar south of Shunem (abandoned in the El Amarna period, cf. Josh. 19:18). With the decline of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jezreel — Jezreelite, n. /jez ree euhl, el , jez reel /, n. Plain of, Esdraelon. * * * ▪ ancient city, Israel Hebrew  Yizreʿel        (May God Give Seed), ancient city of Palestine, capital of the northern kingdom of Israel under King Ahab, located on a… …   Universalium

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