ISRAEL PHOTOS III -- A COLLECTION OF PHOTOS FROM ISRAEL
WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF SCENES AND SITES PERTINENT TO THE STUDY OF CHRISTIANITY
Tel Yizreel is in the vicinity of Afula, between Nazareth and Beth Shean.
A few sycomore fruits were ripe in mid-July. Ripe sycomore fruits
July 15th, 2006
Zacchaeus, a Roman era tax collector during the times of Jesus, was reported to have climbed a sycomore tree in Jericho to try to see Jesus. Luke 19:4
Amos (OT) claimed that he was neither a prophet, nor a prophet's son, but that he was a shepherd and a tender of sycomore fig trees. Amos 7:14