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  Michmash - LoveToKnow 1911
The present caravan road keeps the high ground to the west near the watershed, and avoids the Pass of Michmash altogether.
Thus far the road is easy, but at Michmash it descends into a very steep and rough valley, which has to be crossed before reascending to Geba.l At the bottom of the valley is the Pass of Michmash, a noble gorge with precipitous craggy sides.
On the north the crag is crowned by a sort of plateau sloping backwards into a round-topped hill.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Michmash   (217 words)

  
 Michmash - Walking in Their Sandals - location profile
The town of Michmash was located three miles east of Ramah, on a spur off the main east-west highway that ran eastward from Ramah toward Jericho.
Michmash was situated on a cliff on the north side of the wadi and the town of Geba on the southern cliff.
Michmash lay in the territory of Benjamin, although it was not significant enough to be mentioned in the list of cities assigned to Benjamin in the book of Joshua.
www.ancientsandals.com /overviews/michmash.htm   (365 words)

  
 Michmash, Geba, and the Pass (BiblePlaces.com)
Michmash was settled throughout the period of the monarchy, as it was mentioned in the account of Saul and Jonathan and later in a prophecy of Isaiah.
Michmash was near the border between Benjamin and Ephraim, and thus near the border of the northern and southern kingdoms, probably belonging to Israel most of the time.
Michmash Bible Study (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia) Briefly discusses the biblical passages relating to Michmash and describes the geography of the area.
www.bibleplaces.com /michmash.htm   (456 words)

  
 The Battle of Michmash
The Philistines mustered their great army at Michmash with 30,000 chariots and 6,000 mounted calvary and a large army too big to count of perhaps 60,000 soldiers.
As the Philistines from Michmash began to scatter, the men of Ephraim, who had hidden in the hills in fear, suddenly got courage and attacked the column of Philistines that were marching west.
The great victory at Michmash was due to the heroism of Jonathan and his armor bearer, who obeyed the Lord.
www.biblenews1.com /docs/michmash.html   (984 words)

  
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 MICHMASH - Online Information article about MICHMASH
interest of Michmash is connected with the strategical importance of the position, commanding the north See also:
watershed, and avoids the Pass of Michmash altogether.
Thus far the road is easy, but at Michmash it descends into a very steep and rough valley, which has to be crossed before reascending to Geba.1 At the bottom of the valley is the Pass of Michmash, a See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /MIC_MOL/MICHMASH.html   (506 words)

  
 Easton's Bible Dictionary
Michmash Something hidden, a town of Benjamin (Ezr 2:27), east of Bethel and south of Migron, on the road to Jerusalem (Isa 10:28).
It lay on the line of march of an invading army from the north, on the north side of the steep and precipitous Wady es-Suweinit ("valley of the little thorn-tree" or "the acacia"), and now bears the name of Mukhmas.
This was the scene of a great battle fought between the army of Saul and the Philistines, who were utterly routed and pursued for some 16 miles towards Philistia as far as the valley of Aijalon.
www.sacred-texts.com /bib/ebd/ebd253.htm   (851 words)

  
 Michmash - Easton’s Bible Dictionary - Bible Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Michmash: something hidden, a town of Benjamin (Ezra 2:27), east of Bethel and south of Migron, on the road to Jerusalem (Isaiah 10:28).
It lay on the line of march of an invading army from the north, on the north side of the steep and precipitous Wady es-Suweinit ("valley of the little thorn-tree" or "the acacia"), and now bears the name of Mukhmas.
This wady is called "the passage of Michmash" (1 Samuel 13:23).
www.christnotes.org /dictionary.php?dict=ebd&id=2531   (218 words)

  
 Blue Letter Bible - ISBE - Michmash
Michmash is represented by the modern Mukhmas, about 7 miles North of Jerusalem.
It was while the armies lay thus facing each other across the gorge that Jonathan and his armor-bearer performed their intrepid feat (1Sa 14:1).
According to the Mishna, "to bring barley to Michmash" was equivalent to our English "to carry coal to Newcastle." Michmash was the seat of government under Jonathan Maccabeus (1 Macc 9:73).
cf.blueletterbible.org /isbe/isbe.cfm?id=6025   (452 words)

  
 c4k   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This was an unusual locale for the Philistines since it is in the central hill country, at Michmash, and not on the coastal plain.
Michmash was strategically important, since it guarded the entrance of a pass to the Israelite highlands.
Allenby's staff officer, a brigadier, sent a detachment of men up this trail to the half-acre plot before the Turkish squad awoke, and the Turkish army, a short distance away, was routed by the English as the Philistines had been routed by the Israelites.
www.phoenixdatasystems.com /goliath/c4/c4k.htm   (492 words)

  
 Bible History, Old Testament: Vol IV - Chapter 8
With such weak following as he could command, it was wise on his part to take up a position in the "uttermost part of Gibeah" (14:2), that is, as we gather from the context, to the north of the town itself, and on the outskirts of Geba* and its district (13:16).
As he put it, it was emphatically a deed of faith, in which he would not take counsel either with his father or with any of the people, only with God, of Whom he would seek a sign of approbation before actually entering on the undertaking.
In the Wady-es-Suweinit, which, as we have seen, forms "the passage" between the ridge of Geba, where Jonathan was, and that of Michmash, now occupied by the Philistines, were the two conical heights, or "teeth of rock," called Bozez and Seneh.
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 Bible Study Aids on ChristiansUnite.com
And the Philistines gathered themselves together to fight with Israel, thirty thousand chariots, and six thousand horsemen, and people as the sand which is on the sea shore in multitude: and they came up, and pitched in Michmash, eastward from Beth-aven.
And the Philistines assembled themselves together to fight with Israel, thirty thousand chariots, and six thousand horsemen, and people as the sand which is on the sea-shore in multitude: and they came up, and encamped in Michmash, eastward of Beth-aven.
And the Philistines assembled to fight with Israel, thirty thousand chariots, and six thousand horsemen, and people as the sand which [is] on the sea shore in multitude: and they came up, and encamped in Michmash, eastward from Beth-aven.
bible.christiansunite.com /search.cgi?version=all&passage=1Sa+13:5   (296 words)

  
 Blue Letter Bible - Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1Sa 13:2 — Saul chose him three thousand [men] of Israel; [whereof] two thousand were with Saul in Michmash and in mount Bethel, and a thousand were with Jonathan in Gibeah of Benjamin: and the rest of the people he sent every man to his tent.
Michmash was situated east of Bethaven, or Bethel; and Eusebius says it was in his time a considerable place, about nine miles from Jerusalem, towards Rama.
And he said, This will be the manner of the king that shall reign over you: He will take your sons, and appoint [them] for himself, for his chariots, and [to be] his horsemen; and [some] shall run before his chariots.
www.blueletterbible.org /tsk_b/1Sa/13/2.html   (446 words)

  
 bible.org: ISBE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
MICHMASH - mik'-mash (mikhmash; Machmas): A town in the territory of Benjamin, apparently not of sufficient importance to secure mention in the list of cities given in Josh 18:21 ff.
It was while the armies lay thus facing each other across the gorge that Jonathan and his armor-bearer performed their intrepid feat (1 Sam 14:1 ff).
It will be noted that the Philistines brought their chariots to Michmash (1 Sam 13:5).
www.bible.org /isbe.asp?id=6022   (541 words)

  
 The First Book of Samuel, Chapter 13 - Sacred Name King James Version
Saul chose him three thousand men of Israel; whereof two thousand were with Saul in Michmash and in mount Bethel, and a thousand were with Jonathan in Gibeah of Benjamin: and the rest of the people he sent every man to his tent.
When the men of Israel saw that they were in a strait, (for the people were distressed,) then the people did hide themselves in caves, and in thickets, and in rocks, and in high places, and in pits.
So it came to pass in the day of battle, that there was neither sword nor spear found in the hand of any of the people that were with Saul and Jonathan: but with Saul and with Jonathan his son was there found.
www.sacrednamebible.com /B09C013.htm   (691 words)

  
 Against All Odds
The episode features the dramatization from the Yom Kippur War of tank commander DAVID YANIV’s Golan experience, when a mysterious wind came out of nowhere to expose thousands of mines in the field where they were stranded, saving their lives only meters away from passing Syrian tank convoys.
Michael travels to Michmash to investigate two stories that history records happened there 2,000 years apart.
The episode dramatizes the story of British major VIVIAN GILBERT, whose brigade was sent by Allenby to rout out the Turkish garrison at Michmash, in preparation for the assault on Jericho during World War I. But the night before the battle, Gilbert read the Biblical account of Saul and Jonathan, who in 1050 BC.
www.againstalloddstv.com /episodes.php   (470 words)

  
 Michmash and Almonds in the Bible
Michmash is to the north and a little east of Jerusalem.
Let’s go back now to the first part of chapter 13 and learn that prior to this, King Saul was actually in possession of the camp at Michmash with 2,000 of his “IDF” troops, while Jonathan was not far away with 1,000 men at Gibeah.
A very practical application is to plant an almond tree or help on the purchase of the ambulance for Ma’aleh Michmash.
www.bible-light.com /BLON/V07-1_2000-01/jan2000a4.htm   (1892 words)

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