Gaza : Important station on Via Maris.
One of five Philistine cities.
Here Samson was imprisoned and pulled down Dagon's temple on the Philistines.
Nearby Philip converted the Ethiopian (Acts 8:26ff).
Beersheba (Tel Beer Sheva) : City of Patriarchs, capital of Negev.
Here Abraham made a covenant with Abimelech (Gen. 21:30).
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