This map shows where John the Baptist lived and ministered.
- When Zacharias was in Jerusalem's temple, the angel Gabriel told him he would have a son named John.
- When Zacharias' wife, Elizabeth, was 6 months pregnant, Mary traveled from Nazareth to visit her.
- Jesus came from Nazareth to be baptized in the Jordan River by John the Baptist.
- John baptized many near Aenon.
- John the Baptist was imprisoned in Machaerus by Herod Antipas. He was beheaded there.
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