Al Mazar Destination Guide
Touring Al Mazar in Jordan.
Al Mazar in the region of Balqa is located in Jordan - some 20 mi (or 32 km) South-West of Amman, the country's capital city.
Time in Al Mazar is now 03:16 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Amman" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Latakia, Yarqa, Tall al Mistah or Bethany. Being here already, consider visiting Tall ar Ramah, Suwaymah, Shunat Nimrin, Ash Shaghur, Al Mazar and Al Kafrayn. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Interesting facts about this location
Mount Nebo is an elevated ridge in Jordan, approximately 817 meters (2680 feet) above sea level, mentioned in the Bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land that he would never enter. The view from the summit provides a panorama of the Holy Land and, to the north, a more limited one of the valley of the River Jordan. The West Bank city of Jericho is usually visible from the summit, as is Jerusalem on a very clear day.
Ænon is a Greek word coming from a Hebrew term "ay-yin". It means "spring" or "natural fountain", and was a place near Salem where John the Baptist baptized. Its probable location was near the upper source of the Wadi Far'ah, an open valley extending from Mount Ebal to the Jordan River which is full of springs. There is a now place called Ainun four miles north of the springs. It is found only once in the Bible, and in reference to baptism.
Abarim is a mountain range across Jordan, to the east and south-east of the Dead Sea, extending from Mount Nebo — its highest point — in the north, perhaps to the Arabian desert in the south. The Vulgate gives its etymological meaning as passages. Its northern part was called Phasga (or Pisgah), and the highest peak of Phasga was Mount Nebo . From "the top of Pisgah," i.e. , Mount Nebo, an area which belonged to Moab, Moses surveyed the Promised Land, and there he died .
This entry incorporates text from the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia with some modernisation. Bethabara, in modern-day Jordan: According to the King James Version (following Textus Receptus of the New Testament the place where John the Baptist baptized those who came to him . The Revised Version reads "Bethany. " It is distinguished from the Bethany of Lazarus and his sisters as being beyond the Jordan. The reading Bethabara became current owing to the advocacy of both Origen.
Moab is the historical name for a mountainous strip of land in Jordan. The land lies alongside much of the eastern shore of the Dead Sea. The existence of the Kingdom of Moab is attested to by numerous archeological findings, most notably the Mesha Stele, which describes the Moabite victory over an unnamed son of King Omri of Israel. The Moabite capital was Dibon. In Biblical times, the nation was often in conflict with its Israelite neighbours to the west.
Located at 31.82, 35.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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