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city of Shechem [mircoform]

Walter J. Harrelson

city of Shechem [mircoform]

its history and importance

by Walter J. Harrelson

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Published by s.n.] in [New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nablus -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Walter Joseph Harrelson.
    SeriesMicrocard theological studies -- v. 1953
    The Physical Object
    Pagination601 leaves :
    Number of Pages601
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19545235M

    The name Shechem is ascribed to two or three men and a location. Shechem is first mentioned as a place where Abram sojourned (Genesis ). Later Jacob settled there upon his return to Canaan (Genesis ) and bought the land from Hamor the Hivite, the father of a man named Shechem took a liking to Jacob's only daughter Dinah, the daughter of Leah, who was also the . 25 Three days later, while all of them were still in pain, two of Jacob's sons, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brothers, took their swords and attacked the unsuspecting city, killing every male. 26 They put Hamor and his son Shechem to the sword and took Dinah from Shechem's house and left. 27 The sons of Jacob came upon the dead bodies and looted the city where their sister had been defiled.

    A city in the land of Canaan: Genesis New King James Version (NKJV) 6 Abram passed through the land to the place of Shechem, as far as the terebinth tree of Moreh. And the Canaanites werethen. And Jacob came safely to the city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, on his way from Paddan-aram, and he camped before the city. And from the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, he bought for a.

    The city of Shechem is located in the territory of Manasseh in the valley between the mountains Gerizim and Ebal. It was initially called Sichem (Genesis ) and was Abraham's first encampment in Canaan after he left Haran. Under Joshua it became both a Levitical city and a city of refuge. Soon after entering the Promised Land the bones of. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free.


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The city is mentioned in Egyptian documents of the 19th century bce. During the rule of the Hyksos kings of Egypt (16th–17th century bce), Shechem was a strong walled city with a triple gate, a fortress-temple, and an acropolis.

Some of the sites specifically mentioned in the Book of Judges have tentatively been identified by archaeologists. Shechem / ˈ ʃ ɛ k ə m /, also spelled Sichem (/ ˈ s ɪ k ə m /; Hebrew: שְׁכָם / שְׁכֶם Standard Šəḵem Tiberian Šeḵem, "shoulder"; Ancient Greek: Συχέμ LXX), was a Canaanite city mentioned in the Amarna letters, and is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible as the first capital of the Kingdom of Israel.

According to Joshua it was located in the tribal territorial Founded: c. BCE, (mentioned in Ebla tablets). Unfortunately, most Bible studies of events at or city of Shechem [mircoform] book Shechem, and commentaries on the Book of John, omit Shechem’s pivotal role in Bible history and how it fit into God’s salvation plan.

The narrow pass where ancient Shechem is located at the modern city of Nablus, view west. Gerizim is on the left and Mt.

Ebal on the right. Note that Shechem is both the name of a city and of a man. Where in Samaria was the city of Shechem located. Now called Nablus, Shechem was/is located half way between Jerusalem and Nazareth, 50 kilometers (31 miles) north of Jerusalem and 53 kilometers (33 miles) south of Nazareth.

Related Websites. Shechem. Shechem (Nablus) (Jewish Virtual Library) A lengthy article describing the archaeology and history of the ancient city. Read the same article here on. Shechem: Its Archaeological and Contextual Significance (Bible Archaeology) A nice discussion of the archaeology around Shechem, from the Spring issue of Bible and Spade, written by David G.

See (Genesis ) At the time of Jacob's arrival here, after his sojourn in Mesopotamia, (Genesis ; 34) Shechem was a Hivite city, of which Hamor, the father of Shechem, was the headman. it was at this time that the patriarch purchased from that chieftain "the parcel of the field" which he subsequently bequeathed, as a special patrimony.

The Significance of Shechem. In Hebrew shechem means “shoulder,” an apt description of the town’s location city of Shechem [mircoform] book the narrow valley between Mt.

Gerizim and Mt. Ebal, approximately 40 miles (65 km.) north of Jerusalem. Today the world calls it Nablus, a Palestinian Authority city in the so-called West Bank and destined to become Judenrein, “clean of Jews,” in a future Palestinian state.

Ancient Shechem lay in the pass which runs between Mt. Ebal on the N and Mt. Gerizim on the S. Part of the ancient road connecting the E bank of the Jordan with the Mediterranean coast ran through this valley and connected with a N-S route known as “The Way of the Diviner’s Oak” at Shechem.

The city enjoyed a good water supply and a. SHECHEM (Sheʹchem) [Shoulder [of Land]]. Son of Hivite chieftain Hamor. (Ge ; Jos ) After Jacob settled near the city of Shechem (see No. 4), his daughter Dinah began associating with females of that man Shechem, described as being “the most honorable of the whole house of his father,” saw Dinah and “lay down with her and violated her.”.

City directories are among the most important sources of information about urban areas and their inhabitants. They provide personal and professional information about a city's residents as well as information about its business, civic, social, religious, charitable, and literary institutions.

The Library of Congress has an unmatched collection of United States city and telephone directories. Note that both the Genesis and Acts passages say that it was Abraham that bought both the burial places in Hebron and Shechem respectively (likely at different points in time).

The distance between Hebron, close to which place was the cave of Machpelah, and Shechem is over about kilometers. Author of New Interpreters Study Bible, From fertility cult to worship, The Ten commandments and human rights, Mercer commentary on the Old Testament, Justice and the holy, Faith transformed, The Ten Commandments for Today, The city of Shechem [mircoform].

shechem WHAT DO ALL THESE TREES AND STONES MEAN. The ancient city of Shechem (“shoulder”), located between Mount Gerizim on the south, and Mount Ebal on the north, was an important political and religious center both to the Canaanites and the Israelites.

Shechem. shoulder. The son of Hamor the Hivite (Genesis ; 34). A descendant of Manasseh (Numbers ; Joshua ). A city in Samaria (Genesis ), called also Sichem (), Sychem (Acts ).It stood in the narrow sheltered valley between Ebal on the north and Gerizim on the south, these mountains at their base being only some yards apart.

Book of Jasher, Chapter 37 1 And in the one hundred and fifth year of the life of Jacob, that is the ninth year of Jacob's dwelling with his children in the land of Canaan, he came from Padan-aram.

the city of Shechem having then been rebuilt, and there were in it about three hundred men and women. Shechem’s location, in the Promised Land, at the crossroads of trade, made it a convenient choice, helping Jacob to believe he was making his home in a good place (v.

18). Moreover, Jacob gets along with its citizens, at least at first. He easily negotiates the purchase of land for a favorable price and builds his residence (v. 19). ARUMAH» A place near Shechem (Judges ) ASHER» A city of Shechem (Joshua ; 1 Kings ) BAAL-BERITH» A god of the Shechemites CHIDING» Jacob chides Simeon and Levi for killing Hamor and Shechem (Genesis ) DEMONS» Sent to foment trouble between Abimelech and the Shechemites (Judges ) GERIZIM» Jotham addresses the.

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Shechem was mentioned 60 times in the Old Testament and plays a very important role in Biblical history. Sitting between Mount Gerizim and Ebal, the city of Shechem was the place of numerous biblical events including where God promised the land to Abraham, and where Jacob purchased land and buried and where the covenant was confirmed.

Shechem in Mount Ephraim. The word Shechem means between the shoulders or burden bearer. Kirjatharba, which is Hebron, in the mountain of Judah. Kirjatharba signifies City of the Four which typically points to the Holy City of the Age to come.

For this Holy City we are told lies foursquare. Hebron means Joining or fellowship. Dinah, also spelled Dina, in the Old Testament (Genesis ; 34; ), daughter of Jacob by Leah; Dinah was abducted and raped near the city of Shechem, by Shechem, son of Hamor the Hivite (the Hivites were a Canaanitish people).

Because Shechem then wished to marry Dinah, Hamor suggested to Jacob that their two peoples initiate a policy of commercial and social intercourse.18 And Jacob came to Shalem, a city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, when he came from Padanaram; and pitched his tent before the city.

19 And he bought a parcel of a field, where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem's father, for an hundred pieces of money.Unfortunately, most Bible studies of events at or near Shechem, and commentaries on the Book of John, omit Shechem’s pivotal role in Bible history and how it fit into God’s salvation plan.

The narrow pass where ancient Shechem is located at the modern city of Nablus, view west. Mt. Gerizim is on the left and Mt. Ebal on the right. Dr.