John the Baptist map

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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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