Mount Gilboa

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Mount Gilboa (, Har HaGilboa), sometimes called the Mountains of Gelboe, is a mountain range overlooking the Jezreel Valley in northern Israel.wikipedia
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Jezreel Valley

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Mount Gilboa (, Har HaGilboa), sometimes called the Mountains of Gelboe, is a mountain range overlooking the Jezreel Valley in northern Israel.
It is bordered to the north by the highlands of the Lower Galilee region, to the south by the Samarian highlands, to the west and northwest by the Mount Carmel range, and to the east by the Jordan Valley, with Mount Gilboa marking its southern extent.

Faqqua

The meaning of the name Gilboa is boiling springs; bubbling fountains; agitated pools; water bursting from the rock, which makes it similar to the Arabic name "Jebel Faqqua" ("jebel" means mountain, "faqqa" means burst, split).
Faqqu'a is a village on the northern West Bank, known for its cactus fruits, located along the Green Line on the Gilboa ridge.

Saul

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In the Bible, King Saul, Israel's first King, led a charge against the Philistines at Mount Gilboa . The battle ends with the king falling on his own sword and Saul's sons, Jonathan, Abinadab, and Melchishua being killed in battle . King David, who hears about the tragedy after the battle, curses the mountain:
He fell on his sword (committing suicide) to avoid capture in the battle against the Philistines at Mount Gilboa, during which three of his sons were also killed.

List of minor Old Testament figures, A–K

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In the Bible, King Saul, Israel's first King, led a charge against the Philistines at Mount Gilboa . The battle ends with the king falling on his own sword and Saul's sons, Jonathan, Abinadab, and Melchishua being killed in battle . King David, who hears about the tragedy after the battle, curses the mountain:
3) One of Saul's sons, who perished with his father in the battle of Gilboa.

Philistines

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In the Bible, King Saul, Israel's first King, led a charge against the Philistines at Mount Gilboa . The battle ends with the king falling on his own sword and Saul's sons, Jonathan, Abinadab, and Melchishua being killed in battle . King David, who hears about the tragedy after the battle, curses the mountain:
The Philistines defeat Israelites on Mount Gilboa, killing King Saul and his three sons Jonathan, Abinadab and Malkishua.

Jonathan (1 Samuel)

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In the Bible, King Saul, Israel's first King, led a charge against the Philistines at Mount Gilboa . The battle ends with the king falling on his own sword and Saul's sons, Jonathan, Abinadab, and Melchishua being killed in battle . King David, who hears about the tragedy after the battle, curses the mountain:
Jonathan died at the battle of Mount Gilboa along with his father and brothers (1 Samuel 31).

Ein Harod

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The formation has the shape of a boomerang, extending north from the highlands of Samaria on the West Bank and turning northwest at about half its length, thus separating the southeastern end of the Jezreel Valley from the Beit She'an and Ein Harod valleys.
It was located in the north of the country near Mount Gilboa and was named after the nearby Well of Harod, Ein Harod in Hebrew.

Gilboa Regional Council

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Gilboa Regional Council
Gilboa Regional Council (מועצה אזורית הגלבוע, Mo'atza Azorit (ha)Gilbo'a) is a regional council in northern Israel, located on the slopes of the Gilboa mountain range.

Ma'ale Gilboa

Kibbutz Ma'ale Gilboa
Ma'ale Gilboa - a religious kibbutz on Mount Gilboa
Ma'ale Gilboa (, lit. Gilboa Ascent) is a religious kibbutz located on the summit of Mount Gilboa, on the northeast end of the ridge of the Samarian hills in Israel.

Meirav

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Meirav - a religious kibbutz on Mount Gilboa
Located on the downward slopes of Mount Gilboa around ten kilometres southwest of Beit She'an and less than 500 metres from the Green Line, it falls under the jurisdiction of Valley of Springs Regional Council.

Malkishua

Malkishua - a drug rehabilitation centre on Mount Gilboa
Located on Mount Malkishua in the Gilboa, it falls under the jurisdiction of Valley of Springs Regional Council.

Israel

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Mount Gilboa (, Har HaGilboa), sometimes called the Mountains of Gelboe, is a mountain range overlooking the Jezreel Valley in northern Israel.

Kingdom of Israel (united monarchy)

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In the Bible, King Saul, Israel's first King, led a charge against the Philistines at Mount Gilboa . The battle ends with the king falling on his own sword and Saul's sons, Jonathan, Abinadab, and Melchishua being killed in battle . King David, who hears about the tragedy after the battle, curses the mountain:

List of minor Old Testament figures, L–Z

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In the Bible, King Saul, Israel's first King, led a charge against the Philistines at Mount Gilboa . The battle ends with the king falling on his own sword and Saul's sons, Jonathan, Abinadab, and Melchishua being killed in battle . King David, who hears about the tragedy after the battle, curses the mountain:

David

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In the Bible, King Saul, Israel's first King, led a charge against the Philistines at Mount Gilboa . The battle ends with the king falling on his own sword and Saul's sons, Jonathan, Abinadab, and Melchishua being killed in battle . King David, who hears about the tragedy after the battle, curses the mountain:

Battle of Al-Fule

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A minor battle between the army of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem and Sultan Saladin took place at the foot of Mount Gilboa in 1183.

Crusades

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A minor battle between the army of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem and Sultan Saladin took place at the foot of Mount Gilboa in 1183.

Kingdom of Jerusalem

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A minor battle between the army of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem and Sultan Saladin took place at the foot of Mount Gilboa in 1183.

Saladin

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A minor battle between the army of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem and Sultan Saladin took place at the foot of Mount Gilboa in 1183.

Battle of Ain Jalut

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The 1260 Battle of Ain Jalut was fought at the foot of Mount Gilboa.

Bahri dynasty

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The success of the Muslim Mamluks against the Mongols marked the end of the westward push of the Asian empire and ensured the survival of Muslim Egypt.

Mongol Empire

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The success of the Muslim Mamluks against the Mongols marked the end of the westward push of the Asian empire and ensured the survival of Muslim Egypt.

Egypt

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The success of the Muslim Mamluks against the Mongols marked the end of the westward push of the Asian empire and ensured the survival of Muslim Egypt.

Highland

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The formation has the shape of a boomerang, extending north from the highlands of Samaria on the West Bank and turning northwest at about half its length, thus separating the southeastern end of the Jezreel Valley from the Beit She'an and Ein Harod valleys.

Samaria

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The formation has the shape of a boomerang, extending north from the highlands of Samaria on the West Bank and turning northwest at about half its length, thus separating the southeastern end of the Jezreel Valley from the Beit She'an and Ein Harod valleys.