Ancient Maps

Sea of Galilee - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the Sea of Galilee where Jesus walked on water! Did you know that 18 of the 33 recorded miracles of Jesus were likely done in the area surrounding the Sea of Galilee? It was common for big storms to hit the the sea really quickly because of the sea`s climate and location. There were many cities surrounding the Sea of Galilee i...

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Galilee - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the region known as Galilee in the land of ancient Israel.The northern region of Israel called Galilee was mentioned many times in the New Testament. Jesus spent a lot of his time in Galilee, which gave him the nickname "the Galilean." Nazareth was located in the region of Galilee, which is where Jesus grew up and lived for most...

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Decapolis - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the region known as Decapolis in the land of ancient Israel. The region of Decapolis was mentioned three times in the Bible. It contained ten cities that were rebuilt and given special treatment under the Roman Empire. The original 10 cities are believed to be Scythopolis, Hippos, Gadara, Philadelphia, Pella, Gerasa, Dion, Canat...

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Cana - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the city of Cana where Jesus performed his first miracle: turning water into wine. Jesus, his mother Mary, and the disciples were all invited to a wedding in the town of Cana. Cana is a few miles north of the town of Nazareth in the region of Galilee. While celebrating, the hosting family ran out of wine so Jesus told their serv...

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Caesarea - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the city known as Caesarea in the land of ancient Israel. Caesarea was located along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Herod the Great built the city up and made it very strong and he named it Caesarea in honor of Augustus Caesar. Philip the evangelist lived here, and so did Cornelius the Roman centurion. Caesarea was roughly ...

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Bethsaida - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the location of Bethsaida in the land of Israel. There were two towns named Bethsaida on the north part of the Sea of Galilee. On this map is Bethsaida-Julias which is the general location that many believe is where Jesus fed the 5,000 people with just five loaves of bread and two fish. Bethsaida is also the town where the peopl...

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Bethphage - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the location of Bethphage in the land of Israel. The town of Bethphage was on the Mount of Olives very close to the town of Bethany and the capital city of Jerusalem....

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Bethlehem - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the city of Bethlehem where Jesus was born in a manger. The reason it is important that Jesus was born in Bethlehem is because in Micah 5:2 it was prophesied that the Messiah would be born in Bethlehem. It`s also important to know that Bethlehem was also the birthplace of King David. And it was prophesied that the Messiah would ...

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Ancient Bethany - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the location of Bethany in the land of Israel. The town of Bethany was located about two miles east of Jerusalem on the road toward the city of Jericho. Bethany is where the man named Lazarus lived, and he was friends with Jesus. When Lazarus was sick his sisters sent for Jesus to come and heal him, but Jesus had a different pl...

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