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Names From the BibleLebanon, Texas

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Located at the nortwest corner of Preston Rd. and Gaylord pwky.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Texas

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: 5/3/2016

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Names From the BibleCedron, Missouri

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A ghost town of sorts, now, with a cemetery and church all that is remaining of the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/5/2016

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleMount Moriah - Deadwood, South Dakota

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This particular Mount Moriah is located in Deadwood, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/14/2016

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleBenjamin, TX

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Benjamin is the county seat of Knox County, named for the son of town founder, Hilory Bedford, whose son, Benjamin, was killed by lightning. In the Bible, Benjamin was the youngest son of Jacob, and the progenitor of the Israelite Tribe of Benjamin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/24/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleSmyrna, NY

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Smyrna is a small New York hamlet, but was also an ancient city located at a central and strategic point on the Aegean coast of Anatolia, founded around the 11th century BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/18/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleBeulah, Colorado, USA

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This small town had two prior names before settling on 'Beulah'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleEdom, TX

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Edom is the third oldest town in Van Zandt County, and it bears the name of Jacob's brother, Esau, whose name in Hebrew, "Edom" ("admoni"), means "red." Esau was the progenitor of the Edomites, who lived in the land bearing the same name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/27/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleBible Name, Eden, South Dakota

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Small town on SD Highway 25. Elevation 1851.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/27/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleSt. Paul, TX

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Previously called "Dump," St. Paul, TX, was named for the St. Paul Catholic Church established here in 1856. There is not much left of St. Paul today but a rural community, the old cemetery, and the town hall, at 2505 Butscher's Block.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/2/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleObadiah, Mid North Coast, NSW

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Formally called Camp Obadiah this Christian community (set on 75 acres) now calls itself Obadiah. It is about 4 hours drive north of Sydney.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 3/3/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleLa Creche ,Fr

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La Creche is a comune Deux-Sevres. La Creche est une comune des Deux-Sevres.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: 5/10/2015

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Names From the BibleHaran (Harran) - Turkey

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Harran is a small town in the south of Turkey near the Syrian border

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Turkey

date approved: 2/5/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleUz Community - Montague County, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker stands on the site of the now-vanished Uz Community, in Montague County, TX. It and a nearby "Uz Road" are the only reminders of the community's existence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/13/2014

last visited: 11/13/2014

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Names From the BibleTel Be'er Sheva - Israel

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Tel Be'er Sheva is an archeological site in southern Israel believed to be the remains of the biblical town of Beersheba. It lies east of the modern city of Beersheba and west of the Bedouin town of Tel Sheva.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Israel

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleThe Dead Sea - Ein Bokek, Israel

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The Dead Sea is a large salt lake bordering Israel to the west and Jordan to the east.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Israel

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleKing David's Tomb - Jerusalem, Israel

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One of the holiest sites for Jews is the building on Mount Zion known as the Tomb of King David — the celebrated Old Testament warrior king of Israel who is traditionally credited with composing many of the Psalms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Israel

date approved: 10/21/2014

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleBethlehem - Palestine

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The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is a major Christian holy site, as it marks the traditional place of Christ's birth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Palestine

date approved: 10/21/2014

last visited: 12/28/2013

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Names From the BibleJacob's Ladder - Waco, TX

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An old staircase called “Jacob’s Ladder” is found near the south end of Cameron Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: 10/17/2014

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Names From the BibleBethlehem Area Public Library - Bethlehem, PA

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Bethlehem, PA, was named by a Moravian Count in 1794 in a log cabin that housed both men and beast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleOphir, California

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Ophir is a wealthy port mentioned in the Bible.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FolsomNatural

location: California

date approved: 6/5/2014

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleJordan River - British Columbia, Canada

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This river, which shares its name with the one where Jesus was baptised by John the Baptist, is located approximately 51 km west of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The A-Team

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/30/2014

last visited: 9/7/2014

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Names From the BibleNoah's Ark Land (Terra da Arca de Noé) - Portugal

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Here you'll find a reference to Noah's Ark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

location: Leiria, Portugal

date approved: 1/31/2014

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleMizpah Gate - Southwestern Adventist University - Keene, TX

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The Mizpah Gate stands at the southern entrance to the campus of Southwestern Adventist University.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/28/2013

last visited: 5/21/2015

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Names From the BibleMoses Coulee, WA

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Moses Coulee, near Wenatchee, Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The 2 Newlyweds

location: Washington

date approved: 10/15/2013

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleTabor / Tábor - South Bohemia (Czech Republic)

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Tabor (Tábor in Czech), historic town in South Bohemia region of the Czech Republic, bears the name of Biblic mountain Tabor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/15/2013

last visited: 5/21/2016

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