vale, valley

vale, valley

A depression in the earth’s surface. The land of Palestine features a wide variety of valleys, ravines, and gorges due to the presence of the Carmel and Central mountain ranges. Valleys served as the location for military battles (Gen 14:8), cities (Gen 19:29), crops (1Sam 6:13), springs (1Kgs 18:5), and grazing lands (1Chr 27:29).

Gen 14:8

8Then the king of Sodom, the king of Gomorrah, the king of Admah, the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar) went out, and they joined battle in ... View more

Gen 19:29

29So it was that, when God destroyed the cities of the Plain, God remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when he overthrew the citi ... View more

1Sam 6:13

13Now the people of Beth-shemesh were reaping their wheat harvest in the valley. When they looked up and saw the ark, they went with rejoicing to meet it.

1Kgs 18:5

5Then Ahab said to Obadiah, “Go through the land to all the springs of water and to all the wadis; perhaps we may find grass to keep the horses and mules alive, ... View more

1Chr 27:29

29Over the herds that pastured in Sharon was Shitrai the Sharonite. Over the herds in the valleys was Shaphat son of Adlai.

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