Ebal, Mount means in the bible: To the north is Mount Gerizim, which lies to the south. Joshua showed the Israelites what the curse would be if they did not obey the commands of God, as given by Moses in Deut. 11:26-29; 27:11-26. Also see Josh. 8:32-35. This was to also be the location of a large altar for Deut. 27:2-8; Josh. 8:30-31. Also see Gerizim, Ebal.
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