Have any man-made structures mentioned in the
Bible been unearthed by
Yes, quite a number of Biblical structures have been
excavated. Some of the most interesting are the following:
The palace at Jericho where Eglon, king
of Moab, was assassinated by Ehud (Judges
The east gate of Shechem where Gaal and Zebul watched the forces of Abimelech
approach the city (Judges
The Temple of Baal/El-Berith in Shechem, where funds were obtained to
finance Abimelech's kingship and where the citizens of Shechem took refuge
when Abimelech attacked the city (Judges 9:4, 46-49).
The pool of Gibeon
where the forces of David and Ishbosheth fought during the struggle for
the kingship of Israel (2 Samuel
The Pool of
Heshbon, likened to the eyes of the Shulammite woman (Song of Songs
The royal palace at Samaria where the kings of Israel lived (1 Kings
20:43; 21:1, 2; 22:39; 2 Kings
The Pool of Samaria where King Ahab's chariot
was washed after his death (1 Kings
The water tunnel beneath Jerusalem dug by King Hezekiah to provide
water during the Assyrian siege (2 Kings 20:20;
The royal palace in Babylon where King Belshazzar
held the feast and Daniel interpreted the handwriting on the wall (Daniel 5).
The royal palace in Susa where Esther was queen of the Persian king
Xerxes (Esther 1:2; 2:3, 5, 9, 16).
The royal gate at Susa where Mordecai,
Esther's cousin, sat (Esther 2:19, 21; 3:2, 3; 4:2; 5:9, 13; 6:10, 12).
The Square in front of the royal gate at Susa where Mordecai met with
Halthach, Xerxes' eunuch (Esther 4:6).
The foundation of the synagogue at Capernaum where Jesus cured a
man with an unclean spirit (Mark 1:21-28)
and delivered the sermon on the bread of life (John 6:25-59).
The house of Peter at Capernaum where Jesus healed Peter's
mother-in-law and others (Matthew
well where Jesus spoke to the Samaritan woman (John 4).
The Pool of Bethesda
in Jerusalem, where Jesus healed a crippled man (John 5:1-14).
The Pool of Siloam in Jerusalem, where Jesus healed a blind man (John 9:1-4).
The tribunal at Corinth where Paul was tried (Acts
The theater at Ephesus where the riot of silversmiths occurred (Acts 19:29). -
Herod's palace at Caesarea
where Paul was kept under guard (Acts
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