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Mount Tabor
Atop this prominent landmark is a traditional site of the Transfiguration of Christ before his Apostles Peter, James, and John (see Matt. 17:1-9).
Looking northwestward. The lowland surrounding Mount Tabor is the Jezreel Valley, also known as the Plain of Esdraelon. Nazareth lies in the hills beyond 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 Bible Dictionary, “Transfiguration, Mount of.”)