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22. Mount Tabor

22. Mount Tabor

Mt. Tabor, Israel

Looking northwestward toward Mount Tabor. The lowland surrounding Mount Tabor is part of the Jezreel Valley. Nazareth lies in the hills near Mount Tabor.

Significant Events: Deborah and Barak assembled the forces of the Lord against Jabin, king of Hazor (Judg. 4:4–14). Mount Tabor is one of the traditional sites of the Transfiguration of the Savior (Matt. 17:1–9); the other is Mount Hermon. (See BD Transfiguration, Mount of.)