Tavor

Mount Tabor4

Synonyms:
Tabor, ta-VOR, תָּבוֹר
Mount_Tabor (Wikipedia)
Mount Tabor
COLOR PHOTO OF MOUNT TABOR TAKEN IN THE LATE 19TH CENTURY BY FRENCH PHOTOGRAPHER, BONFILS. צילום צבע מסוף המאה ה19 של הצלם הצרפתי בונפיס אשר תעד במצלמD311-041.jpg
Highest point
Elevation575 m (1,886 ft)
Coordinates32°41′14″N 35°23′25″E / 32.68722°N 35.39028°E / 32.68722; 35.39028Coordinates: 32°41′14″N 35°23′25″E / 32.68722°N 35.39028°E / 32.68722; 35.39028
Geography
Mount Tabor is located in Israel
Mount Tabor
Mount Tabor

Mount Tabor (Hebrew: הר תבור, Modern: Har Tavor, Tiberian: Har Tāḇôr, Greek Όρος Θαβώρ) is located in Lower Galilee, Israel, at the eastern end of the Jezreel Valley, 11 miles (18 km) west of the Sea of Galilee.

In the Hebrew Bible (Joshua, Judges), Mount Tabor is the site of the Battle of Mount Tabor between the Israelite army under the leadership of Barak and the army of the Canaanite king of Hazor, Jabin, commanded by Sisera.

In Christian tradition, Mount Tabor is the site of the Transfiguration of Jesus.

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