Gilboa


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Gilboa

(gĭlbō`ə), Arabic Jabal Faqquah, range of hills, eastern spur of the Samarian Hills, located at the southeastern edge of the Esdraelon plain, NE Israel; rising to 1,630 ft (497 m) at Mt. Gilboa. In the Bible, SaulSaul,
first king of the ancient Hebrews. He was a Benjamite and anointed king by Samuel. Saul's territory was probably limited to the hill country of Judah and the region to the north, and his proximity to the Philistines brought him into constant conflict with them.
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 was defeated and severely wounded there by the Philistines and killed himself.
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I wondered if Captain Nemo, foolishly imprudent, would steer his vessel into that pass where Dumont d'Urville's two corvettes touched; when, swerving again, and cutting straight through to the west, he steered for the Island of Gilboa.
She was situated thus: Two miles, on the starboard side, appeared Gilboa, stretching from north to west like an immense arm.
At half-past eight the Nautilus boat ran softly aground on a heavy sand, after having happily passed the coral reef that surrounds the Island of Gilboa.
Skirting its southern border rises "Little Hermon," over whose summit a glimpse of Gilboa is caught.
This year's event was a simulation of how they would respond if water began to come over the Gilboa dam.
Quneitra, SANA -- The family of Syrian activist Sedqi al-Maqt reported that he is being exposed to abuse and threats at the hands of the Israeli occupation police personnel in charge of Gilboa prison in northern occupied Palestine in a bid to pressure him and break his morale.
Ahmad Sa'adat was transferred from Ramon to Gilboa prison on May 5 as part of a series of transfers aimed at disrupting prison organizing.
Instead of considering these to be two separate buckets you must fill, Gilboa says to make them one, using these three tips:
This study reveals that children are very self focused and practical, said Dr Deborah Gilboa, a parenting expert who was not a part of this work.
A Holy City': enough stone to deal with every adulterer / enough learning to build the third temple / enough black to black out the new Jerusalem / enough leaping to alarm all Michals / enough sky to uncover seven more hills / enough hills to slaughter your only sons / enough honey to swarm the rolling dead / enough trees to cancel the curse of Gilboa / enough place-names to go unshod always / enough blows to unlock the eastern gate / enough light to break a painter's hands / enough
But the level of consumer engagement on other social services, such as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, is "orders of magnitude higher" than on Google+, Gilboa says.
An attorney for the Prisoners Club said after visiting Issa in Gilboa prison that the Israel Prison Service has not allowed Issa's family visitation since his placement in solitary confinement and that he has not been allowed to see his mother since then.