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Samaria Map During Time of Jesus in New Testament

 

Map of Samaria in New Testament

 

The New Testament mentions Samaria in Luke cp. 17:11-20, in the miraculous healing of the ten lepers, which took place on the border of Samaria and Galilee. John 4:1-26 records Jesus' encounter at Jacob's well with the woman of Sychar, in which he declares himself to be the Messiah. In Acts 8:5-14, it is recorded that Philip went down to the city of Samaria and preached there.

Free bible map of Samaria in the New Testament

In 63 B.C. Samaria was annexed to the Roman province of Syria. In 30 B.C. the emperor Augustus awarded the city to Herod the Great who renamed it Sebaste in honor of Augustus. The city of Samaria was rebuilt without any major changes in the 2nd century A.D. by Septimius Severus when the city was established as a colony.Samaria has been associated with John the Baptist, whose body was believed to be buried there.

 

 

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