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Insight on the scriptures. byWatch Tower Bible and Tract Society; For print- disabled users. Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. Here you will find links to published books by Jehovah's Witnesses. These books include publications by Charles Taze Russell and Joseph Franklin Rutherford. Jehovah's Witnesses bible is known as the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures. They have revised it numerous times over the years. The latest version.

Though the exact location of Tarshish is unknown, we do know that it was far away. The current iteration of the GEB tool places Tarshish on the Atlantic seaboard of Spain, where, according to some traditions, Tarshish was located. Other traditions suggest Tarshish was somewhere in Africa or the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, where there was an ancient Phoenician trading colony. This is a visually powerful teaching tool. Using the GEB tool, readers understand that not only was Jonah trying to get away, he was trying to get as far away in the opposite direction from Nineveh as was humanly possible.

If Jonah had had the ability to flee to the New World, he just might have. If Jonah had received his mission call in the s and had any way to board a lunar rocket, he would have done so. Without any real visuals or experience to guide readers, one might conclude that Nineveh was many dozens of miles wide, perhaps rivalling the physical size of major cities today. From this view we see that ancient Nineveh was more like 3 miles north-south and about a 1.

This is still a very large city, perhaps one of the largest cities in the world in its heyday see image below. But the city was nowhere near the size the Jonah narrator imagined.

Urban development from the modern Iraqi city of Mosul has since overtaken most of the southern half of the ancient city of Nineveh. The northern half is mostly empty with some agricultural land abutting the massive mound where the mighty palace of Sennarcherib once stood near the temples dedicated to a host of Assyrian gods and goddesses.

From left to right arranged chronologically according to period with largest extent of the cities from c. Picture by O. For comparison, Nineveh was about 14 times larger than BC Jerusalem and Babylon was about 16 times as large. Jerusalem is located on one of the highest elevations in Judah.

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Therefore, travel toward Jerusalem typically involved ascending to a higher elevation. From Nazareth the boyhood home of Jesus to Jerusalem would be a rise of more than feet. To this literal understanding of ascending to Jerusalem, Jewish and Christian thinkers have added a metaphorical understanding as well, as if a spiritual ascension occurs when one goes up to Jerusalem.

Contrasted to Jerusalem is Jericho, the city at the lowest elevation in the world. Travel from Jerusalem to Jericho involves an elevation drop of more than feet.

This lowest-of-the-earth elevation of the area near Jericho is particularly important because Jesus was baptized in the Jordan River, not far from Jericho and near to where the river flows into the Dead Sea.

Again, language in the scriptures can be visualized and more understandable using geographical technology. And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets. He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am?

And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven. And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.

Then charged he his disciples that they should tell no man that he was Jesus the Christ. Many Bible readers recognize this passage and understand its relevance to understanding the doctrines of priesthood and revelation as well as for declarations about the true identity of Jesus.

First, in the previous chapter Matthew 15 , Jesus and his disciples had been in the Galilee area teaching near Magdala and Bethsaida. Both of these towns were on the northern shore of the Galilee. Then in Matthew 16, Jesus and his disciples head to Caesarea Philippi.

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Travelling as-the-crow flies is about 25 miles. How does the geographical context inform the teaching moment for why Jesus purposely had his disciples walk such a long distance to answer a seemingly simple question?

Caesarea Philippi sits at the base of the most massive mountain in the region of Israel, Mount Hermon. The Greek name Peter is related to the Greek word for rock. So Peter is the great rock upon which his church will be built.

Literary interpreters can see those words and thus see the significance of that statement. What interpreters miss, if they do not see the visual and geographical context of the dialogue setting, is the use of real rocks for Jesus to make his point.

At feet in elevation, Mount Hermon is the largest and most immovable rock anywhere for hundreds of miles in any direction.

There was another significant, geographically significant reason that Jesus had this interchange with his disciples at Caesarea Philippi. But this reason is no longer visible on Google Earth. Archaeologists have found evidence of a temple dedicated to Caesar Augustus in or near Caesarea Philippi.

Augustus, the Roman Emperor, was the adopted son of Julius Caesar. After Julius Caesar died, the Roman senate voted him divine honors, in effect, giving him the title of a god. The adopted son of a god. More precisely, the adopted son of a dead god. Jesus is not an adopted son of a god. And he is definitely not a son of a dead god.

Jesus is the true son of the living God.

Furthermore, there was a natural spring that issues forth from the base of Mount Hermon at this location. It was believed that a chthonic god controlled the springs and access to the underworld, or Hades. Worshippers would seek knowledge from the god by asking a question typically a yes or no question , 23 making an animal sacrifice, and then throwing that sacrifice into the cavernous spring of water. If the animal sacrifice sunk and did not return, the god had accepted the sacrifice and provided an affirmative response.

If the bloody animal sacrifice remerged then this signaled a negative godly response and a rejection of the sacrifice. Though some of the work is inaccurate, it is still a helpful resource to visually and geographically contextualize Biblical stories and passages.

There are a variety of useful features on this website. First, there are free, downloadable Google Earth map files for most of the named locations in the Bible. These files can be downloaded by individual biblical book or all at once.

This feature is helpful for those wishing to see how maps correlate with satellite imagery of the Holy Land.

As of early , more than 18, photos of Biblical places are available on the website. Rehoboam, son of Solomon, was king in the southern Kingdom of Judah. Rehoboam and the princes of Judah then humbled themselves, acknowledging the righteousness of the Lord.

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God allowed Shishak to plunder the treasures of both temple and palace as a punishment to Judah, before the Pharaoh returned to Egypt. This Biblical episode has now been mapped to Google Earth. Going to Jerusalem can help.

But even then, most of Jerusalem from the time of Jesus has been paved over or built over by later generations. Nevertheless, walking the streets of Old City Jerusalem gives one a sense of place. Now it is possible to replicate that experience with a walk through the Old City via Google Maps.

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To take the tour of Jerusalem, click the link above and then click and hold on the orange figure. Then when the blue lines appear on the map, move the orange figure to anywhere on the blue lines in the Old City and let go.

You will be inserted into the Old City of Jerusalem. During the 9th century BC, Hazor was the largest fortified city in Israel. To take the tour of Hazor, click the link above and then click and hold on the orange figure. Then when the blue lines appear on the map, move the orange figure to anywhere on the blue lines and let go. You will be inserted into a virtual tour of the archaeological site. Conclusion Learning with scriptures is an ongoing quest. Many tools and approaches have long been available to enhance our understanding: historical, literary, philological, theological, word searches, textual analysis, and so forth.

With the advent and development of new technologies, especially visual and geographical tools, learners are now able to explore the scriptures in new ways, to visit the scriptures geographically, to read on location, to experience the reality that the Bible occurred in a real place, defined and influenced by geography, by time and place. The tools reviewed here provide a platform for developing new insights and knowledge about the scriptures. Click at the star to rank. File Size: DailyApp Homepage: Scriptures File size: This app is designed to uplift you and File size: DailyApp WebSite: Popular Tags baixa biblia leonado oliveira minha biblia offline minha biblia leonardo oliveira baixar biblia para celula leonar minha biblia offline leonardo ol minha biblia off line biblia que de zoom nas letras minha bi wiki encyclopedia pro wiki enciclopedia pro apk wiki encyclopedia pro crashes britannica mobile font small enc wiki encyclopedia pesquisarwikipedia wiki encyclopedia pro apk.

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