Jezreel


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Jezreel

(jĕz`rēĕl) [Heb.,=God sows]. 1 City, ancient Palestine, in the plain of EsdraelonEsdraelon
[Gr. for Jezreel], fertile plain, c.200 sq mi (520 sq km), extending southeast c.25 mi (40 km) between the coastal plain, near Mt. Carmel, and the Jordan River valley, N Israel; separates the hills of Galilee on the north from those of Samaria to the south.
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, halfway from Megiddo to the Jordan, and mentioned in the Bible. Situated on land allotted to Issachar's tribe, Jezreel was a residence (9th cent. B.C.) of King Ahab, whose family was called the house of Jezreel. Jezreel came to describe the town's surrounding valley, which separates Galilee from Samaria. 2 In the Bible, town of Judah. 3 In the Book of Hosea, symbolic name for a son of Hosea.
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For example, what are we to make of the small inland valleys to the north and south of the Jezreel Valley?
Jezreel, inspired by the success of a lengthy process like the parish-based catechumenate program, set out to create a program that would set itself apart from the typical sparsely-attended parish social concerns community meeting.
According to Halpern's r eckoning the single-period compound at Jezreel would have to extend from the time of Saul to the end of the Omrides, over 150 years.
By Jack Jezreel, who oversees a sustainable agriculture project for the Sisters of Loretto in Nerinx, Kentucky and leads justice-related workshops and retreats around the country.
In the last week, eight rockets have fallen in the Jezreel Valley where we live.
The program doesn't end after 30 Weeks," Jezreel told the Catholic Herald.
The Biblical text implies that Josiah was able to extend his domains as far as the Jezreel Valley in the north, including such sites as Megiddo and Tacanach.
Like Wendell Berry, JACK JEZREEL is a Kentucky farmer.
Jack Jezreel, the founder of the JustFaith program, recently made this point during a lecture: "When love gets big," that is, when it reaches out in the broadest way, it tends to bend toward those on the margins, those who have been slighted, those who are hurt.
The government has appointed the Roads Company to supervise both the Acre-Carmiel railway and Jezreel Valley railway connecting Haifa and Beit Shean.
A small moshav (agrarian settlement) in the Jezreel Valley was given the name "Balfouria" in his honor.
The SOA becomes a kind of symbol of a whole bunch of things that are wrong," Jezreel said.