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Towns of the New Testament

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Here I list the towns and cities of the region of Palestine mentioned in the New Testament.

Province of Syria

Governorship of Syria

  • Tyre. Jesus cures the daughter of the Syro-Phoenician woman (Matthew 15)
  • Gaza. The apostle Philip on the road to Ethiopia (Acts 8)
  • Ptolemais. Visited by Paul (Acts 21)

The Decapolis

  • Gadara, Gerasa, Gergesa. The accounts are confused as to the town. The demons are cured and the swine drowned (Matthew 8)

Prefecture of Judea

Judea

  • Azotus. Visited by the apostle Philip (Acts 8)
  • Bethlehem. Traditional birthplace of Jesus (Matthew 2)
  • Bethany. Hometown of Mary, Martha, and Lazarus (John 12)
  • Bethphage Origin of the donkey Jesus rides into Jerusalem (Matthew 21)
  • Emmaus. Vision of the resurrected Jesus by two Cleopas and an un-named apostle (Luke 24)
  • Joppa. Peter's vision after the death of Jesus (Acts 11)
  • Jericho. Jesus restores sight to Bartimaeus (Mark 10)
  • Jerusalem.

Samaria

  • Antipatris. The place to which the guard conveyed Paul by night (Acts 23)
  • Caesarea Maritima. Capital of the prefecture of Judea. Paul defends himself before Agrippa (Acts 25)
  • Sychar. Jesus talks with the Samaritan woman (John 4)

Tetrarchy of Herod Antipas

Galilee

  • Bethsaida. Hometown of the apostles Peter, Andrew, and Philip (John 1)
  • Cana. Jesus performs his first miracle (John 2)
  • Capernaum. Jesus' base of operations (Matthew 4)
  • Chorazin. Visited by Jesus (Matthew 11)
  • Magdala. Visited by Jesus (Matthew 15)
  • Nazareth. Hometown of Jesus (Luke 4)
  • Nain. Jesus resurrects the widow's son (Luke 7)
  • Ptolemais. Visited by Paul (Acts 21)
  • Tiberias. One of the capitals of Herod Antipas. Visited by Jesus (John 6)

Perea

  • Betharamptha. Area of John the Baptist's mission (John 1)
  • Machaeus. One of the capitals of Herod Antipas. John the Baptist imprisoned and beheaded
  • Aenon. John's mission after his encounter with Jesus (John 3)

Tetrarchy of Philip

  • Caesarea Philippi. Capital of the Tetrarchy of Philip. Jesus preaches (Matthew 16)
  • Bethsaida. Feeding of the Five Thousand (Luke 9)

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