Map of 33 cities the Israelites conquered
Cities the Israelites conquered. 3d Map of 33 cities the Israelites conquered, led by Joshua during the conquest of the Promised Land.
Cities the Israelites conquered
David's kingdom of Judah
David becomes king of his own tribe The map of Israel and Judah changed after Philistines killed King Saul and most of his sons in battle. David's tribe of Judah crowned him king of the powerful tribe. The other tribes up north and east of the Jordan River stayed with Saul's son Ishbosheth. He was a weak king, easily intimated by his commanding general, who seems to have slept with one of the woman in the king's herem. Not kosher. Initially, the general, Abner, supported Ishbosheth. He even went to battle against David, to defend the crown for Saul's family.... Read more
2 SAMUEL 8 DAVID THE CONQUEROR DAVID DEFEATS PHILISTINES, MOAB Later, David attacked a group of Philistines and captured their town of Gath and the outlying communities. He also defeated the army of the neighboring country of Moab. He executed two out of every three soldiers he captured. David ordered them to lie on the ground. Then he stretched a rope over them. He let the soldiers under one length of rope live. Then he executed the unlucky soldiers under the next two lengths of rope. SYRIANS FALL TO DAVID David also killed the Syrian king of Zobah. His name was... Read more
Map of Samuel's world
Map of Samuel's world God picks three longshot characters to star in the stories of 1 Samuel, which we track on 3D-style maps customized for each Bible chapter. Those three men—Samuel, Saul, and David—are longshots in the sense that if God ever bets on a horserace, he’ll pick the one with the worst odds. It seems God likes to win big. And he likes to make a splash that people will notice. These stories are action dramas about the morphing of Israel’s 12 tribes into one united nation under God. Mapping Samuel's story It all begins with Samuel as a... Read more