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Biblical Cities

Each city will appear as an answer only once; each hint is found in a different book of the Bible, which is why some of hints are somewhat obscure
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Last updated: November 17, 2016
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The Lord confounded the language of the inhabitants of this city
Babel
The people of Israel began their exodus from Egypt in this city
Rameses
The 12 spies sent by Moses came to this city
Hebron
Moses died on a mountain across the Jordan River from this city
Jericho
Joseph's bones were buried in this city
Shechem
Samson removed the doors of the gate of this city
Gaza
Ruth's husbands were from this city
Bethlehem
Samuel's parents were from this city
Ramah
The king of this city sent David cedar trees for the building of his house
Tyre
Shimei traveled to this city in violation of his agreement with Solomon to never leave Jerusalem
Gath
Elisha raised back to life the son of a woman from this city
Shunem
Uzzah died after touching the Ark of the Covenant when David moved it from this city
Kiriath-Jearim
Solomon was visiting this city when he asked God for wisdom
Gibeon
Cedar trees were transported from Lebanon to Jerusalem through this port city
Joppa
God brought Abram out of this city of the Chaldeans
Ur
Esther lived in this city
Susa
God forsook the Tent of Meeting in this city in response to idolatry of His people
Shiloh
The Preacher was king of this city
Jerusalem
The husband in Song of Solomon compares his bride's eyes to pools in this city
Heshbon
Sargon king of Assyria fought against and captured this city in the first year of Isaiah's 3 year naked walk
Ashdod
God condemns the people of this city for telling Jeremiah not to prophesy in the Lord's name
Anathoth
According to Jeremiah, Jerusalem's punishment was greater than this city's punishment
Sodom
Nebuchadnezzar's kingdom was centered in this city
Babylon
Hosea prophesied that this city would be destroyed because of its great evil
Bethel
Joel prophesied that God would sell the sons and daughters of Tyre and this city to the people of Judah
Sidon
Amos prophesied that the people of this city would go into exile
Gilgal
Obadiah prophesed that the exiles of Israel shall possess the land of the Canaanites as far as this city
Zarephath
Jonah was a passenger on a ship going to this city
Tarshish
Micah was from this city
Moresheth
Nahum prophesied against this city
Nineveh
Habakkuk said that God came from this city
Teman
Zephaniah prophesied that the remnant of Judah would possess and lie down in the houses of this city
Ashkelon
Zechariah prophesied that this city would be like the Jebusites
Ekron
A woman poured an expensive flask of ointment on Jesus in the home of Simon the leper in this city
Bethany
Simon from this city was asked to carry the cross of Jesus
Cyrene
The son of a widow from this city was raised from the dead by Jesus
Nain
Jesus' disciple Philip was from this city
Bethsaida
Simon the magician practiced his magic in this city
Samaria
Paul had planned to depart for Spain from this city
Rome
Paul warned people of this city not to be divided in loyalty toward Paul, Apollos, Cephas, or Christ
Corinth
Paul's spirit was not at rest in this city because he could not find Titus
Troas
Paul returned to this city after traveling in Arabia
Damascus
Paul advised the followers of Jesus in this city that wives should respect their husbands and husbands should love their wives
Ephesus
The church in this city partnered with Paul in giving and receiving after he left Macedonia
Philippi
Paul asked the church in Colossae to share his letter to them to the church in this nearby city
Laodicea
Paul and Silvanus sent Timothy from this city to visit the Thessalonians
Athens
Paul told Timothy that Demas deserted him and went to this city
Thessalonica
Paul told Titus that he planned to spend the winter in this city
Nicopolis
Melchizedek was king of this city
Salem
God punished the inhabitants of this city and Sodom for their ungodly behavior
Gomorrah
John chastises the church in this city for tolerating the sexual immorality of Jezebel
Thyatira
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Nov 17, 2016
You could give easier hints for some cities. Such like Jesus birth place: Betlehem.