Schechem

Schechem

city of sanctuary for unintentional murderers. [O.T.: Joshua 20:7]
See: Refuge
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He then visited the Samaritans and their metropolis, Schechem, who saw that he had honored the Jews, so they determined to profess themselves Jews.
Schechem IV: The Persian-Hellenistic Pottery of Schechem/Tell Balat'ah.
525-110 BC found from excavations of Schechem (modern Tell Balatah, Israel).
Upon arriving in what the Bible calls the "land of Canaan," he stopped at the site of the great oak at Schechem, where the Lord appeared to him with additional instructions and an "everlasting promise.
The divorced woman Jesus met at the Schechem well is full of fire and color.
Albright, "A Teacher to a Man of Schechem About 1400 B.