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Na'in is the site of a Byzantine Church that commemorated Jesus' first raising of a human from the dead

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Na'in is the site of a Byzantine Church that commemorated Jesus' first raising of a human from the dead; the Franciscans built a new Church in the last century.

 

From the Scriptures

Galilee Luke Chapter 7
11 Soon afterward he went to a city called Nain, and his disciples and a great crowd went with him. 12 As he drew near to the gate of the city, behold, a man who had died was being carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow; and a large crowd from the city was with her. 13 And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her and said to her, “Do not weep.” 14 And he came and touched the bier, and the bearers stood still. And he said, “Young man, I say to you, arise.” 15 And the dead man sat up, and began to speak. And he gave him to his mother. 16 Fear seized them all; and they glorified God, saying, “A great prophet has arisen among us!” and “God has visited his people!” 17 And this report concerning him spread through the whole of Judea and all the surrounding country.

The Revised Standard Version, (New York: Oxford University Press, Inc.) 1973, 1977.

 

 

 Sites & Attractions

 
A Catholic-Greek church built in 1877 in the heart of the market in Nazareth. According...
The Or Torah (Tunisian) Synagogue’s claim to fame is that it is literally covered in mo...
The Druze village of Isfiya, atop beautiful Mount Carmel has a rich tradition of openne...
A memorial and museum in the restored courtyard of Tel Khai. The museum presents a reco...
Zippori National Park, encompassing the ruins of a talmudic city, is located west of Na...
Maimonides’ tomb, located in central Tiberias has become one of the most important Jewi...
 

 Accommodations

 
This small hotel offers a relaxed atmosphere in which guests can enjoy a spa, health fa...
There are rooms in two-story buildings and rooms for families with a balcony and privat...
An old hotel with rooms of various standards. Facilities include a swimming pool, sauna...
Hotel overlooking the beautiful landscape of the Galilee mountains -- especially from t...
Christian Sites