Arbel Cliffs above
This event occurred in a village
near Magdala. Magdala, the birthplace of Mary
Magdalene, was a prosperous fishing village at the
time Jesus was active in this region. The ruins of the
city are located on the northwest side of the Sea of
Galilee, near the nearby modern town of Migdal.
The photo shows the cliffs
of Arbel, located on the southwest side of Magdala.
The Arbel creek flows through Magdala and was one of
the reasons why the city was built at this point.
Between the cliffs, in the valley, there is the path
of the ancient road that leads to Sepphoris, Cana and
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"And the Pharisees came forth, and
began to question with him,
seeking of him a sign from heaven,
tempting him. And he sighed deeply
in his spirit, and saith, Why doth
this generation seek after a sign?
verily I say unto you, There shall
no sign be given unto this
"The Pharisees also with the
Sadducees came, and tempting
desired him that he would shew
them a sign from heaven.He
answered and said unto them, When
it is evening, ye say, It will be
fair weather: for the sky is red.
And in the morning, It will be
foul weather to day: for the sky
is red and lowering. O ye
hypocrites, ye can discern the
face of the sky; but can ye not
discern the signs of the times? A
wicked and adulterous generation
seeketh after a sign; and there
shall no sign be given unto it,
but the sign of the prophet Jonas.
And he left them, and departed."
and Sadducees ask for proof (a sign from heaven)