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Where did David kill Goliath? The Bible gives numerous landmarks in 1 Samuel 17 to locate the battlefield. It was “between Socoh and Azekah” (v. 1). The armies were camped on mountains “with a valley between them” (3). David stopped … Continue reading
Grady Persell, who is traveling with me, found a sling stone at Khirbet Qeiyafa this past Thursday. This is not the first sling stone found at Khirbet Qeiyafa. Several were found earlier this season and several were also found last … Continue reading
Everyone who excavated at Khirbet Qeiyafa had the privilege of enjoying a beautiful, daily view of the Elah Valley. The Elah Valley is most famous as the location of the David vs. Goliath story in 1 Samuel 17. In ancient … Continue reading