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  • Traditional Site of Bethel Questioned

    certainly must have been the closest one. We remind the reader that the original identification of Beitin = Bethel by Edward Robinson was based on only two factors: the name “Beitîn,” and the road distance mentioned in the Onomasticon. We have...
  • Locating Biblical Bethel

    Jos 7:2), and finding Ai has been a major focus of ABR’s research work. How was Beitin originally identified as Bethel? Edward Robinson was the first to identify it in the 1830's. He equated the modern Arabic name of "Beitin" with "Bethel" (which is...
  • From Ramesses to Shiloh: Archaeological Discoveries Bearing on the Exodus-Judges Period

    begin­ning of biblical research in Palestine. On May 5, 1838, the pioneer of historical geography in the Holy Land, Edward Robinson, made two tragic blunders that are still with us today. Robinson arrived at the village of Beitin at 7:30 in the morning...
  • Location of Biblical Bethel and Ai Reconsidered

    areas: tradition, archaeology, Bible etymology, and patristic testimony. The last two were utilized with much effect by Edward Robinson in the nineteenth century. (Actually, the first kind of evidence can also be included here inasmuch as the tradition...
  • Megiddo, The Place of Battles

    been what its modern name implies, a free, wild prairie...(1966: 253). And when the American scholar and explorer, Edward Robinson, visited the area in 1852, he wrote: The prospect [view] from the Tell [i.e. Tell el-Mutsellim] is a noble one; embracing...
  • Text and Tell: The Excavations at Bethsaida

    different from Bethsaida in Galilee? The Site Identification One of the earliest explorers to visit the Holy land, Edward Robinson, identified Bethsaida Julias with Et-Tell, 2 kilometers from the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee and to the east of...
  • Beth Aven: A Scholarly Conundrum

    of these sites has eluded scholars since the beginning of scientific historical-geographical research in Palestine. Edward Robinson got the investigation off on the wrong foot in 1838 when he identified Beitin as Bethel and rejected the local tradition...
  • Ezekiel 26:1-14: A Proof Text For Inerrancy or Fallibility of The Old Testament?

    to occasionally stop and gloat over it (Bikai 1990: 22–23). In 1838, the year following a devastating earthquake, Edward Robinson visited the area and made the following remarks: I continued my walk along the shore of the peninsula, part of which is now...
  • Mount Sinai is NOT Jebel al-Lawz in Saudi Arabia

    part of hard gravel” (1977:70). There is adequate space for the tribes of Israel. Where would the crossing have been? Edward Robinson, in 1838, placed the crossing along the northern shore of the Gulf of Suez. He seems to favor a somewhat naturalistic...
  • Excavations at Khirbet el-Maqatir: 1995 to 2000 and 2009 to 2011

    in Relation to the Major Roads in Central Canaan in the Second Millennium BC. © Associates for Biblical Research 2011. Edward Robinson, Claude Conder and Horatio Kitchener, as well as other early explorers who visited the site, made note of a Byzantine...
  • Further Considerations on the Location of Bethel at El-Bireh

    OF BETHEL In my first article (1970) I pointed out that the original proposal to locate Bethel at Beitin was made by Edward Robinson, using the references to it in the Onomasticon of Eusebius and Jerome (Robinson 1856, 1.448-51; cf. Klostermann 1904). A...
  • Evidence for Inerrancy from an Unexpected Source: OT Chronology

    Theories of an errant Scripture cannot explain the accuracy of the OT chronologies. The authenticity of approximately 124 exact statistics in six major books of the Bible, covering more than 400 years of history, is exactly what would be expected if...
  • The Old Testament and the Ancient Near East: Profits and Losses

    Since the onset of "scientific" Middle Eastern archaeology in the mid-19th century and the deciphering of ancient languages and texts, biblical scholarship has come to understand the indispensable relevance of ancient Near East (ANE) studies to the...

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