22. Mount Tabor

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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.)