Tagged: Day 7

Bethsaida

About: The area known as Bethsaida in Biblical times was a fertile plain on the northeast shore of the Sea of Galilee. No town exists today on the site so there is some controversy...

Capernaum

About: Capernaum was a small fishing village at the time of Jesus. It was located on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee. Today Capernaum is an archaeological site. Jesus went to Capernaum often in his travels and made it a...

Mount of Beatitudes

About: Thought to be the location of the Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount which included the Beatitudes (“blessing” in Latin), recorded in Matthew 5-7 and Luke 6:17-49. It is located near Capernaum on the...

Tel Dan

About: Dan was a city North of the Sea of Galilee.  It was the area the tribe of Dan settled when Israel conquered the land of Canaan. Before being taken over by the tribe...

Tel Hazor

About: Tel Hazor is the archaeological site of Hazor, a city in Upper Galilee. The site was originally mentioned in Joshua as an opposing Canaanite city which was destroyed in the conquest of northern...