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Genesis 15:18  "In that day JEHOVAH made a COVENANT with Abram saying "To your descendants I have given this land from the river of Egypt as far as the great river, the river Euphrates 17:8 and I will give to you & to your descendants after you the land of your sojournings all the land of Canaan for an EVERLASTING possession & will be their God."
 

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2) Bible Maps - alphabetical listing of maps - by books of the Bible and subjects
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BIBLE MAPS
 PICTURES & TIMELINES
Updated April, 2011
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Please note: When some maps are opened, they may appear "fuzzy" which suggests they need to be resized in Internet Explorer for optimal resolution. Most of the links on this page will take you to other websites (offsite, not hosted by preceptaustin.org). Therefore you may encounter dead links due to changes of address at those websites. If a link is broken or is reported by Google as "Suspicious - May Harm Your Computer" please send an E-Mail and every attempt will be made to correct the problem ASAP. It is very difficult to maintain the "viability" of the links without your help. Thank you. Last revised April, 2011

SEARCH FOR A BIBLE PLACE
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Biblios.com 

Enter a single word to jump directly to the map: e.g., enter "Tarsus" and be sure to click map to see larger context. Very informative tool because it also opens a Bible Dictionary article on "Tarsus" which gives excellent background. Up to 50 maps can be used at no charge for your website or presentation (credit Biblios.org). If you would also like pictures of the Bible place search Visual Bible below.

 
NEWER LISTINGS

Listing of Biblical Art by Chapter and Verse
 

 
Maps Related to the Old Testament

GENESIS

Genesis 2:8,9, 10 - Garden of Eden-Southern Location
Genesis 10:1, 2-31, 32 - The Table of Nations
Genesis - Nimrod's Empire
Genesis - Palestine

Genesis - Early Canaan
Genesis - Aram-Naharaim- Homeland of Terah
Genesis - Early Mesopotamian Kingdoms
Genesis 12:1 (Acts 7:2) Ge 11:31 - Abraham's Journey to Canaan

Genesis 12:6, 7 (Acts 7:4) - Abraham Enters Canaan

Genesis 12:8 - Abraham and Lot Between Bethel and Ai
Genesis 12:9, 10 - Abraham in the Negev
Genesis - Old Testament Map of the Negev - Home of Abraham

Genesis 12:10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 - Abraham Migrates to Egypt

Genesis 14:1,2 - Chedorlaomer's Alliance

Genesis 14:3, 8, 9, 10 - Route of Chedorlaomer's Invasion

Genesis 14:14, 15, 16 - Abram's Rescue of Lot

Genesis 14:18, He 7:1,2,3,4- Abraham Meets Melchizedek
Genesis 16:4,5,6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 - Hagar, Setting of
Genesis 18:1, 2 - Setting of Sodom and Gomorrah
Genesis - Sodom and Gomorrah - Map of Possible Locations

Genesis 20:1,2 -Abraham in Philistia - Gerar: Capital of Philistine colony on the coast
Genesis 21:14, 15,16, 17, 18, 19 - Hagar and Ishmael Flee

Genesis 25:24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29-34 -Jacob & Esau
Genesis 27:43 - Jacob's Flight from Esau
Genesis 28:12 - Jacob's Ladder, the Site of
Genesis 32 - Jacob and Esau Reunite
Genesis 33:18 - Jacob Stays in Shechem
Genesis - Jacob and Sons in Canaan
Genesis - The Land of the Patriarchs

 

EXODUS

Exodus 15:22, 23, 27, 16:1Jo - Israelites Out of Egypt Under Moses
Exodus 17:1, 8 - Israel - Possible Routes Through Sinai

Exodus Journey

NUMBERS
Nu 12:16 - Moses moves Wilderness of Paran (at Kadesh)

Nu 13:2, 3, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25  - Spies Scout Canaan

Nu 13:22, 28, 32, 33 (Dt 1:28, 29, 30)  -The Land of Giants

Nu 21:21, 22, 23, 33, 34, 35 (Josh 9:10) -Kingdoms of Og & Sihon
 

JOSHUA

Joshua 2:1,2,3,4, 5, 6 - Jericho, Map of Joshua's Spies
Joshua 4:19, 6:2, 3, 4, 5, 20, 21 -The Battle of Jericho
Joshua 4:19, 20 - Joshua's Warpath
Joshua - Jericho, Battle of - Geography
Joshua - Jericho, Battle of - Map
Deuteronomy 32:49, 50, 34:1, 2, 3, 4 - Jericho - the Conquest

Josh 11:1, 11, 12, 13 -The Battle of Hazor

Joshua 17:1-10, 11, 19:10, 17, 24, 32, - Northern Tribal Allotments
Division of the 12 Tribes
Joshua 15:1, 16: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 18:7, 11, 19:1, 40 -Southern Tribal Allotments
Joshua 15:13, 15 - Anakim - Map of Land

 

JUDGES

Judges 3:15 -Moabite Oppression of Jericho
Judges 3:20, 21, 22 - Ehud's Deliverance of Jericho

 

1 SAMUEL

1Sa 17:1, 2, 3, 4, 16, 20, 21-22, 23, 24, 26, 32, 33-48, 49-58 -David & Goliath -Valley of Elah

 

The Kingdom of Judah

Geographic Regions of Palestine

The Holy Land in the Modern Day

Mt Hermon and Lebanese Mountains
Babylonian Empire
Canaan - OT
Miscellaneous Maps -  good quality maps
Maps -  good quality maps
Maps -  high quality maps

Maps Related to the Life of Paul

The Roman Empire at its Greatest Extent

Map of Israel - Virtual mapl

Atlas and Geography (Updated August, 2010)

This page includes links to some excellent full color maps (127 maps) as well as older maps. Here's how to get to the color maps - click the link Atlas and Geography. Then click the Color Map ("Bible Atlas with 127 maps"). Now click your back button on your web browser (I cannot understand why this works but this will bring up the index of the Bible Atlas in the right frame - yes, it is in German but the Scriptures should help you determine what the map contains).

Here is an example of the quality of the maps you will see - (1) Table of Nations, (2) Time of the Patriarchs, (3) Migration of Abraham, (4) Kingdoms of David and Solomon (it is my understanding that this is as "big" as Israel became in terms of land acquired - thus they have yet to receive all the land God promised Abraham in Ge 15:18, 19, 20, 21 - the fulfillment of this promise awaits the Second Coming of the Messiah). You may have to click on several links before you find the atlas so don't become frustrated. The maps are present! (At least as of August, 2010). (This is a German site).

MAPS AT NET BIBLE (Bible.org)- see the 3 subdivisions below...

This is an interesting tool which links the Biblical place names with  the corresponding Scriptural references. In the 3 categories below you can hold the mouse pointer over the Place Name to see Bible passages that mention that name and if you want more information click the actual place name which links to an compilation of Bible dictionary articles all on one page! Very handy. Below are the 3 subdivisions.

(1) OLD TESTAMENT
 

 

Biblemapper

Bible Mapper is a fully interactive, highly accurate Bible mapping system that helps you quickly and easily create customized maps of the Holy Lands or study a particular period and aspect of Bible history. Interesting tool! Many of the maps in the next site are made using "Biblemapper"

See Bible Mapper Gallery - includes the following very well done maps -  Modern Political States of the Near East, Table of Nations, Abram Travels to Canaan, Jacob Returns to Canaan, The Patriarchs in Canaan, The Exodus from Egypt and Journey to Kadesh-barnea, Israel Defeats Og and Sihon, The Conquest of Canaan: The Southern Campaign, The Conquest of Canaan: The Northern Campaign, The Allotment of the Land, The Judges of Israel, Samson's Exploits, The Ark's Travels, The Battle at Michmash, The Battle at Elah (David and Goliath), David Flees from Saul, The Battle at Mount Gilboa, The Kingdoms of Saul, David, and Solomon, The Divided Kingdom, The Moabite Alliance Attacks Judah, Resurgence of Israel and Judah, Josiah Battles Neco, Judea under Persian Rule, Israel under the Maccabees, Palestine under Roman Rule, Jesus' Birth and Flight to Egypt, Nations at Pentecost, The Ministries of Peter and Philip, Paul's Conversion and Early Travels, Paul's First Missionary Journey, Paul's Second Missionary Journey, Paul's Third Missionary Journey, Paul's Voyage to Rome

Bible Topics Index

Interesting site (The Visual Bible - see search box below. See also a compilation of their Bible Study Tools) with images, pictures, maps on topics not always found on Christian websites. You need to at least be aware of this resource which represents a significant collection of materials related to the Bible - e.g., there are over 2000 pictures indexed under "Bible archaeology" The maps are of high quality and can be downloaded for non-commercial use at no charge.


Bible Maps for every OT and NT location

These color maps are attractive and include two interesting features: (1) Scripture references in which the place name is found (some entries have all the Scriptures, others only representative entries) and (2) Bible Dictionary article (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia) describing the specific name. Very nice tool!

Bible Map by Google

Utilizing the well known Google satellite maps, a choice of either the ESV or the KJV and the information in the 1913 International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (ISBE), this tool has links built into the passages that will open a window connected to the name of the place in the passage. For example, type in Genesis 12 in the Bible window. Furthermore some of the information windows include a collection of photographs of the place you are studying. This is what computers are good at doing and it will probably become one of my favorites as they tweak it. And if you have another free tool InstaVerse you can pop up all of the Scripture references in the ISBE article. Remember that only the  KJV is free with the initial install of Instaverse. Other popular versions are available for purchase. When you hold the mouse pointer over a Scripture reference anywhere on the Web (as well as offline in Word for Windows, email, etc) the passage pops up immediately. InstaVerse can be disabled if the popups become distractive. This utility really does work and makes it easy to read the actual passage in context and not just the chapter and verse reference.
 

Bible Maps, Charts, Timelines

Bible "Timelines" (Tables) from
The Dated Events of the Old Testament

This is an older (1907) but interesting work by Willis Judson Beecher that consists of a tabular collection of secular and parallel Biblical dates with scholarly notes on the dates.

Bible Maps - Wikimedia 

Maps are of varying quality and legends in various languages - you have to search around but you may find what you are looking for.

Bible Maps - History of Israel 
Bible Maps - More Maps of Israel
Subcategories (please be discerning)

Bible Atlas - All Places Names Alphabetized + Scriptures

Uses Google maps and locates every place named in Scripture and includes the Scriptural reference. Add the free tool InstaVerse (see description in next entry). Allows you to get a good general idea of the location but in absence of other named well known sites, one loses the sense of context. It is still worth examining, but I think the tool in the next entry may prove more useful.

Maps on E-sword

Click E-sword the best free Bible study software available (click for list of maps available - from American Bible Society, NASA Satellite Images, et al - includes Clarence Larkin's book of charts). Multiple reference resources can be downloaded free of charge, easily installed. Online video tutorials. Many of my students have downloaded this program and all have given positive reviews. If you don't have a computer Bible program, consider this program. Once you use it, I am confident you will not want to uninstall it. I have found it much easier to use than another popular free resource, the Online Bible. There are now a number of addins (Zodhiates' Complete Word Study Dictionary for $40 is worth the price if you enjoy Greek and Hebrew word studies; Believer's Bible Commentary by William MacDonald is an excellent conservative commentary covering both Old and New Testament in a verse by verse manner.) you can purchase at reasonable prices to supplement the large number of free resources.

Timeline - Primarily Historical Events

Click the link above - the page that opens has a timeline at the top of the page. This timeline deals primarily with historical events related to Christianity beginning in AD 1-300 (a few events in the 6000-1BC tab). Click the tab of the date range you are interested in and then click on specific people or events. Interesting especially for us history aficionados. From Christian History Institute.

Some other new additions to the Timelines, Sources of pictures and/or Maps...

Clickable Map of Ancient Israel  - check this one out. Very nice concept. Click geographic location to open new info page.

Geography of the Bible - links to various maps

Case's Bible Atlas to Illustrate the Old and New Testaments - Google book online or as a PDF download. These are old style maps but do include extensive comments.

 
OLDER LISTINGS
 
Search Engine for Maps and Images at the Visual Bible: E.g., enter "Tarsus" to retrieve pictures related to this site.
 
by: Topic, Bible Reference, Word or Phrase

Note: Type in Corinth, hit Search and results open in a new window. Now click one of the maps to enlarge and you will see a watermark ("Faith Images"). I have discussed this issue with the webmaster and he states that (1) all the maps and images can be freely used in any non-profit setting (talks, websites, etc), (2) the watermark is scheduled to be removed in the future and (3) finally when you download the map or image it will not have the watermark. Some information including email address is required to enable the free download. Note that when you enlarge a map or image, other resource options will appear, some of which include well written articles in the Tyndale Bible Dictionary.

Or Click Here  for a listing of all 182 maps

One nice feature of this search engine is that maps and images will be retrieved that relate to the specific Bible references. For example, perform a search on "Acts 16" and you will retrieve the Scripture passage in addition to a map of Paul's third missionary journey and a picture of the river where Lydia was converted as she listened to Paul proclaim the Gospel.
 

Interested in making your own  fully interactive, accurate and attractive  maps? Read about the Bible Mapper a free (as of May, 2008) tool which allows you to make your own maps with place names, notes, etc. (see examples of maps produced with Bible Mapper). Note that this program does requires a free registration key from the author to unlock all of the features. While no technical support is available, there is a Wiki for Bible Mapper (eg, read this informative note and see a sample map). Very interesting tool.
 

Genesis to Revelation in still pictures & text, to tell the Bible story! Down load, print, publish, power-point project the pictures!

These pictures are originals and from my brief review (comparing the actual picture to what the Scripture states) appear to accurately picture the people, places and events in God's Holy Word.

RECOMMENDATION: This would be an excellent tool to supplement your Sunday School class. Another powerful use of these pictures would be in presentation of the gospel cross culturally (short term or long term mission trips, to hidden peoples who do not yet have the Scriptures in their language or for that matter lack an actual written language!)

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OLD TESTAMENT

 

 

 

NEW TESTAMENT

 

 

GEOGRAPHY

 

MODERN ISRAEL

 
BlueLetterBible Maps

Many of these maps are old style layout and not as attractive as many modern maps
 

 

This is an interesting chart especially if you are studying Acts or one of the Pauline Epistles but note there is not complete agreement on the dates

 

Paul's Journey (Unbound Bible)
 

To walk through each of Paul's missionary journeys city by city click the following links for the map beneath which are the cities

 

1st Journey - begins at the Church at Antioch (in Syria)
2nd Journey

3rd Journey

 
Geography of the Bible
 

Clickable Map of Ancient Israel  click locations for information

Maps From Around The Web - many maps but of variable quality

Many of the maps in the list are black and white and/or of variable quality

 

Color Maps from Bible History Online

Old Testament Maps
 

These maps are on preceptaustin.org and can be used freely

 

 

Maps from Biblestudy.org.

Resolution not good in some of these maps
 

Old Testament

Between the Old and New Testament
 

New Testament

 

New Testament Cities

New Testament Countries

Temple in the New Testament

Temple of Herod  Nice Schematic
 

 

 

Map of Corinth - very nice virtual tour - click name like "bema" and picture opens

 

 

Paul's 1st Journey // 2nd Journey // 3rd Journey - nice, simple to the point maps

 

Paul's Journeys: pictures of the sites plus Scripture (Recommended for anyone studying the book of Acts or  letters of Paul)

 

 

Satellite Image Maps:

On preceptaustin.org courtesy of ISV Foundation - Note you may need to resize these for optimal resolution (double click map and in right lower corner click the icon).


Old Testament

 

New Testament

Simple Maps Corresponding to New Testament Books

These maps corresponding to chapters of Phillips Paraphrase of the New Testament
 
    
American Bible Society
 

Their Interactive Map section is innovative. It takes a while to load initially but is worth the wait. It's a bit tricky to use at first.

 

Step 1 - Click Interactive Maps and then select "Interactive Map Collection" which is the first link in the list. This will open a smaller window.

 

Step 2 - In this small window, hold pointer over the main map and left click mouse button.  Notice your pointer changes to a magnifying glass. Left click mouse to zoom in (zoom out control is the magnifying glass in bottom right). Once you have zoomed in, the magnifying glass changes back to a pointer.

 

Step 3 - Hold down the left mouse key and use it to move the map. Notice that the red rectangle in bottom left also moves to help orient your location).

 

Step 4 - Zoom out to the original map. Note the list of empires on the left side of the map just above the picture of the World (the globe in bottom left corner). Hold your pointer over the empires and the route of Abraham and note map highlights the corresponding location. It is a nice feature but a bit too small, so that you will need to zoom in.

 

Step 5 - Note the dropdown box in the banner across the top (it probably reads "The Ancient Near East, 1800 to 1400 BC). Click the red arrow on the right side to view a list of maps identical to those below, except that each is an interactive format.

 

 

Old Testament

 

Inter-Testamental Time

 

New Testament

 
NET Bible Maps from Bible.org
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Testament Map 1 - Israel During the Time of Jesus

New Testament Map 2 - The Seven Churches of Revelation

 

Empires

 

Old Testament

 

New Testament

 

The Tabernacle in the Old and Temple in the Old and New Testament

 

Jerusalem

Nehemiah 2:13-15  - Refuse [Dung] Gate, Fountain Gate, Valley Gate
Nehemiah 3:1-32
- Sheep Gate, Fish Gate, Old Gate, Water Gate, Horse Gate

 

Israel in the New Testament Times

Herod's Kingdom Divided Among His Sons - Archelaus (Judea, Idumea, Samaria), Decapolis, Ituraea and Trachonitis, Herod Antipas (Galilee, Perea)

 

 
See also Paul's Journeys created by the same webmaster as the Tour of the 7 Churches of the Revelation and just as well done
 
Click to download and use at no charge
 

General Maps

 

Genesis through Deuteronomy (Pentateuch) Maps

 

Tabernacle/Temple

 

Late Old Testament

 

New Testament

 

Paul's Journeys

 

Late New Testament/Modern

 
Bible Images and more...

 

Click for additional links to hundreds of images from both Old & New Testaments

 

Holy Land Photos
Thousands of pictures including statues, ruins, some maps

 

Cyprus - Paphos


Greece -

Aegina ;Amphipolis

Athens - Acropolis [Erechtheion; Parthenon; Southern Slope - Odeion of Herodes Atticus, Structures , Theater of Dionysus ; Acropolis Museum ] Agora, General

Berea

Cenchreae

Corinth [The Site, Artifacts, Acrocorinth , Diolkos Corinthian Canal]

Crete - Fair Havens ; Gortyna ; Knossos

Delphi - Stadium; Theater; Charioteer; Artifacts; Temple of Apollo; Lower Area Site

Isthmia - Site; Artifacts

Mycenae - Beehive Tombs; Setting; Citadel

Neapolis (Kavala)

Olympia - The Site; Stadium; Temple of Zeus; Museum/Artifacts; Museum Pottery

Patmos - View of Island Harbor/Skala; Acropolis (Kastelli)

Philippi - West Philippi; East Philippi; Baptismal Site

Thessalonica (Thessaloniki) - City; Forum/Agora; Via Egnatia

 

Israel

 

Arad - Iron Age Citadel; Early Bronze Age City (ca. 2800 B.C.)

 

Ashqelon/Ashkelon; Bouleuterion/Forum Views of Site Gate & Glacis

 

Beersheba (Beer Sheva)

Bethlehem

Bethsaida/et-Tell (Sea of Galilee)

 

Caesarea Maritima - Ampitheater Promontory Palace; Circus/Hippodrome Theater; Harbor Aqueduct, High Level; Aqueduct, Low Level Crusader City; Artifacts; Temple of Augustus

 

Caesarea Philippi

Cana of Galilee

Capernaum

Dan

 

Dead Sea - Masada Western Palace Northern Palace Synagogue Roman Ramp and Camps

 

Qumran

En Gedi -- En Gedi- Joshua 15:62 - photo list in left column!
et-Tell (Ai?)

et-Tell (Galilee; Bethsaida)

Galilee (Jesus) Boat

Gezer

Golan/Bashan Views

Hazor

Hebron

Herodium

Herodium — Herod's Tomb

Hill Country of Judah - Views

Old Testament Jericho

 

Jerusalem

 

Citadel at Jaffa Gate; Citadel Museum; City of David; Garden Tomb & Gordon's Calvary; Gates & Walls; Gethsemane; Yad Vashem; Israel Museum; Mount of Olives; Mount Zion ; Broad/Avigad's Wall; Rockefeller Museum; Southern Wall; Excavations; Temple Mount Platform/Haram; Golden Gate & East El Aqsa & South ; West; Antonia & North; Dome of the Rock & Central Views;  Haram

 

Tombs -  Hinnom Valley;  OT Tombs; Silwan OT Tombs; Tombs OT (First Temple) Tumuli ; Garden Tomb; Kidron Valley Tombs;  Family Tomb of Herod; Jason's Tomb; Tomb of Grapes; Via Dolorosa

 

Water Systems - Pool of Siloam (NT) Gihon Spring Middle Bronze Age Channel, Hezekiah's Tunnel Diagonal Tunnel Pool Tower; Warren's Shaft

 

Western Wall Rabbinic Tunnels  Excavations 

 

Jordan River - Lower Jordan River

Korazin (Chorazin) - Village ; Synagogue

Masada - Western Palace ;Northern Palace ;Synagogue ;Roman Ramp and Camps

 

Megiddo - Bronze Age Remains ;Israelite Remains

Mount of Beatitudes

Nazareth

Negev Highlands - Haluqim ;Middle Bronze I Settlements

Qumran

Ramat Rachel

Rehoboth

Sea of Galilee Views

Sepphoris - Roman Villa ;The Site

Wilderness of Judah Views
Megiddo - Joshua 12:21- photo list in left column!
Jezreel, Jezreel Valley - (Google) Joshua 15:56

 

Italy - Rome - Nike Exhibit ;Arch of Titus

 

Turkey - Alexandria Troas; Assos; Cilician Gates; Colossae; Derbe

 

Ephesus - The Site ;Ephesus Artifacts

Euphrates River

Euromos - Temple of Zeus

Haran

Hierapolis; Iconium (Konya); Laodicea; Lystra; Miletus (Balat)

 

Pergamum - Acropolis ; Asclepion ;Artifacts

Perge - The Site ;Artifacts & Inscriptions

Philadelphia

Pisidian Antioch - The Site; Artifacts

Sardis

Smyrna - The Site ; Artifacts ;

Tarsus - Tarsus (Roman Temple)

Thyatira

Miscellaneous Maps and Pictures from Various Sites

 Old Testament:

The Desert of Sinai

Joshua Old Testament maps
Old Testament Nations
Old Testament Judah
Solomon's Temple
The Tribes of Israel
Old Testament Lands
Old Testament Israel
The Tabernacle
Prophets in the Land of Canaan

Twelve tribes in Canaan Joshua to Saul 1400-1100BC
Map of the 7 Nations of Canaan
 

Historical Maps of the Middle East - Perry-Castañeda  Library Map Collection

 

Images of Ephesus

Ephesus ruins and statutes - more secular perspective

Ephesus: Virtual Tour
Ephesus Ruins

Ephesus pictures

Images of Israel - 48 images

Revelation Artwork -

Click for 42 pictures which are beautiful but note this artwork is copyright.

This site also has links to a commentary on the Revelation of Jesus Christ but I would strongly recommend that you first do a Precept Upon Precept study on prophecy before you read any commentary notes on Revelation. When I led the 2 year Precept course on Revelation, I made the mistake of looking at the commentaries and became quite confused until I went back to simply observing the Scripture. The best plan to become proficient in prophecy is to first do the Precept Upon Precept Course on  Daniel (I know it's long but you will never regret the investment) as it forms the foundation for the accurate interpretation of your observations in the 4 Precept courses on the Revelation. I spent almost 3 years leading classes through Daniel and Revelation but it was the best investment of time I have ever made in studying prophetic literature. You can purchase commentaries but as discussed above you will find that in the area of eschatology ("future events") there is probably more disagreement and confusion amongst even the most conservative and orthodox Biblical scholars then in any other area of Biblical interpretation. Find a Precept class in your area (call Precept at 1-800-763-8280 to find a class near you...preferably one that is beginning the study of Daniel in preparation for the Revelation study or coerce your local Precept leader to begin this series if they've never led it). You will never regret it...the Revelation will come alive but an added benefit is that the Old Testament prophetic books (like Isaiah and Zechariah) will be illuminated by the Holy Spirit in a way you have never before experienced as so much of what happens in Revelation deals with God's Plan for the Ages at it relates specifically to the nation of Israel.

Revelation Illustrated - Click for art illustrating the Book of the Revelation. Check with author for permission to use. Commentaries on Revelation

Woodcuts by Gustave Dore

Click for works by Gustave Dore (Referred to as an "Artist of the People" by Vincent van Gogh. 212 of his beautiful engraved illustrations depicting many Old and New Testament. Not copyrighted. Make impressive black and white overhead transparencies for teaching.

Alternative resource: Bible Illustrations, by G. Dore - Main Page

Click for collection of hundreds of Black and White pictures associated with a number of passages in both the Old and New Testaments.

Another source I have found helpful searching for images is the Google Image Search. E.g., type "Abraham Genesis" (Note - do not include quotation marks) which retrieves over 100 images. As of 4/18/05 the number of image hits matching Abraham Genesis has increased to 708 (and this is using the preference Moderate Safe Search is on.). The images retrieved include classics by Rembrandt, Michelangelo, etc.

 

Remember - do not include quotation marks - any phrase in quotation marks produces a search for that exact phrase whereas words without quotation marks will search for a combination that includes all the words on one page. E.g., if you type "Galilee map" in Google and keep the quotation marks, you will retrieve 103 hits on Google Image search. Now type the same two word but this time remove the quotation marks and you retrieve 36,800 hits! (Both with Moderate SafeSearch on - searching without a filter is not recommended!)
 

   

 

In addition to the Google "Image" search engine you can also occasionally find other maps and pictures by using the regular Google search. For example, type in "Ephesus" into Google and retrieve over 241,000 hits (as of 7/22/03), this number increasing to 686,000 as of 4/18/05 and 3,060,000 (9/17/07)! The number one hit remains Ephesus, Turkey: Panoramic pictures of Ephesus - click it for a well done Virtual Tour of Ephesus which is the best preserved archeological site of the 7 churches of the Revelation. But be a Berean (Acts 17:11-note)

 

examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good; abstain from every form of evil (1Th 5:21, 22-notes) (Notice that all three verbs are not suggestions but commands calling for this to be our habitual attitude and action = present imperative)

 

Bible Places.com

See samples of some of 6000 pictures available (for purchase). Note that at the bottom of the page of each of the links to places in the table below there are multiple additional links related to that place (potentially very helpful). If you use pictures in preaching or teaching, consider this set. Power Point files included.

 

Bible Places.com
Pictures

Galilee, Sea of
Acco

Bethsaida

Banias

Capernaum

Chorazin

Dan

Golan Heights

Hazor

Mt Hermon

Mt of Beatitudes

Nazareth
Samaria

Beth Shean

Caesarea

Gibeon

Jericho

Jezreel Valley

Kiriath Jearim

Megiddo

Michmash

Mt Carmel

Mt Tabor

Samaria

Shechem

Shiloh
Jerusalem

Dome of Rock

Hezekiah's Tunnel

Mt of Olives

Mt Zion

Old City Gates

Pool of Siloam

Temple Mount

Southern Temple Mt

Tomb of kings

Warren Shaft

Western Wall
Judah/Dead Sea

Ashkelon
Bethlehem
Beth Shemesh
Dead Sea
Elah Valley
En Gedi
Gath

Gezer

Hebron

Joppa

Judean Wilderness

Lachish

Masada

Qumran

Qumran Caves
Negev

Beersheba

Eilat

Gerar

Tabernacle

Timna Valley

Wilderness

Ziklag

Jordan

Bethany

Jabbok

Moab

Petra
Turkey

Assos

Colossae

Derbe Lystra

Ephesus

Hierapolis

Laodicea

Miletus

Pergamum

Pisidian Antioch

Sardis

Seleucia

Smyrna

Tarsus
Greece

Athens

Athens Acropolis

Corinth

Corinth Area

Nicopolis

Olympia

Philippi

Thessalonica

Historic Views of the Holy Land Click for older maps, drawings and photographs that reveal features of the Holy Land which are no longer visible.

Miscellaneous Map Sites...

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Bible History Online - Maps and Geography

George Adam Smith's The Historical Geography of the Holy Land


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