By James B. Pritchard
This first book-length presentation of the result of our excavations at el-Jib has been written for the overall reader who's excited about the contribution that archaeology has made to the biblical heritage of the site.... In telling the tale of Gibeon i've got attempted to teach how the story of the town spread out week via week and yr via yr via excavation and research. i've got sought to provide in those pages a in my view performed travel, because it have been, of the ruins of historic Gibeon and what we've seen in them.... the result of the excavations at el-Jib are targeted in that they are often similar with a excessive measure of simple task to precise occasions defined within the outdated testomony. For the 1st time within the heritage of clinical archaeology within the land of the Bible a precise position identify of a biblical urban, well incised on clay, has been came upon below situations which be certain the id of the identify with the ruins.--from the Preface
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Extra info for Gibeon, Where the Sun Stood Still: The Discovery of the Biblical City
Saul had slain the Gibeonites in violation of the solemn covenant which had been made between Israel and the men of Gibeon. " The shocking tale of human sacrifice and the picture of Rizpah, Saul's widow, watching over the corpses are given in Chapter 21 of II Samuel: Now there was a famine in the days of David for three years, year after year; and David sought the face of the Lord. " • 37 • T H E LINK W I T H THE BIBLE So the king called the Gibeonites. Now the Gibeonites were not of the people of Israel, but of the remnant of the Amorites; although the people of Israel had sworn to spare them, Saul had sought to slay them in his zeal for the people of Israel and Judah.
Faithful to the pattern of Arab hospitality he has not missed a day during two full seasons in sending both tea and coffee to the staff at noon. In preparation for pay day, which comes regularly on Saturday, the paymaster must provide himself with bags of coins for making exact change. W e have found that the best sources for quantities of coins are the cinemas of Jerusalem. At the close of the work on Saturday the men are admitted one by one to the staff tent, where they are paid and then asked to sign the pay sheet or to leave a thumb print beside the name.
4 1 : 1 2 ) . Ishmael's captives were taken away from him, but Ishmael himself escaped with eight of his men. From Gibeon the rescued "soldiers, women, children, and eunuchs" under the leadership of Johanan moved southward and took refuge near Bethlehem, fearful lest they be held responsible for the death of Gedaliah, whom the Babylonians had set over the land. These references tell us nothing about the condition of the city at the beginning of the exile. There is only the enigmatic reference to the "great waters," a phrase which could apply to the pool or to the spring of the village.