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Jordan Valley - inscriptions

1 - Galgala, also the Twelve Stones
Galgal, near which according to the Scripture were the mounts Gerizim and Gebal. (Deut 11:30)

2 - Jericho
(Joshua 6:1-27)

3 - Gebal
A mountain in the Promised Land, where an altar was built at Moses' command. (Deut 11:30)

4 - Gerizim
The mountain on which stood those who recited the blessings, near Mount Gebal. (Deut 11:29)

5 - Aenon, where now is Sapsaphas
In that part of the Jordan is the spring where Saint John used to baptize.

6 - Bethabara, place of baptism of St. John
Bethany byond the Jordan, where John was baptizing. (John 1:28)

7 - Alon Atath, today Bethagla
Atad, near the Jordan, where they mourned Jacob (Genesis 50:10)

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