Devotional Bible Commentary
Cities and towns mentioned in the bible


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The 7 cities of Revelation
A brief look at the 7 cities of Revelation

Babylon
Early Babylon City
(Genesis chapter 11)
Babylon the city of apostasy
(Revelation chapter 9)
Spiritual Babylon is on another one
of my web pages
 

Beersheba
Beersheba (Genesis chapter 21)

Bethel
Deborah died there (Genesis chapter 35)

Bethlehem
Rachel died there (Genesis chapter 35)    *    Bethlehem (Ruth)    *    Bethlehem (Micah)

Dothan
Jacob's sons went there (Genesis chapter 37)

Goshen
Land of Goshen (Genesis chapter 45)

Hebron
Isaac died there (Genesis chapter 35)

Jerusalem:
Jerusalem was once called Salem
(Genesis chapter 14)
Jerusalem is known as the holy city
(Revelation chapter 11)
Jerusalem will be under the gentiles for 3 1/2 years
(Revelation chapter 11)
Counterfeit Jerusalem will be Spiritual Babylon
(Revelation chapter 11)
   

Nineveh:
Nineveh
(Jonah chapter 1)
Nineveh & the Assyrians
(Nahum chapter 3)
Nineveh compared with Spiritual Babylon
(Revelation chapter 11)
 

On (in Egypt)
On (Genesis chapter 41)

Padanaram
Jacob went there to find a godly wife

Peniel
Jacob received his new name at Peniel

Philippi
The city that contained the first church in Europe

Rome
The Apostle John was persecuted in Rome

Samaria
Samaria (Micah)

Shalem
Jacob bought land at Shalem    *    The massacre at Shalem City

Shechem
Jacob and the general area of Shechem

Sodom, Gomorrah, and the 5 cities of the plain
Sodom
(Genesis chapter 18)
Sodom and Gomorrah
(2 Peter chapter 2)
The 5 Cities of the Plain
(Genesis chapter 19)
Sodom and Gomorrah
(Jude)
Sodom and Gomorrah
(Revelation chapter 9)
Sodom
(Revelation chapter 9)
Sodom as a type for Spiritual Babylon
(Revelation chapter 11)
 

Thebes
Thebes (Nahum)

Ur of the Chaldees (Babylonians)
Ur of the Chaldees (Genesis chapter 11)


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