Ladder of Tyre
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Ecdippa. Achzib. Joshua 19:29; Judges 1:31 Climax of the Tyrians.
... "Climax (or the ladder) of the Tyrians," in the Talmudists is, 'The ladder of Tyre.'
"Before they came to Climax of the Tyrians, they forgot all.""The ...
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How Trypho after He had Beaten Demetrius Delivered the Kingdom to ...
... button, and styled him one of his principal friends, and appointed his brother Simon
to be the general over the forces, from the Ladder of Tyre unto Egypt. ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 5 how trypho after.htm

Psalm XLV.
... And in the revelation of Christ, the ladder from earth to heaven is seen, or from
heaven to earth, and the Angels ... 25. "And the daughters of Tyre shall worship ...
/.../ on the book of psalms/psalm xlv.htm

The Sermon on the Mount
... from Decapolis, from Idumea, away to the south of Judea; and from Tyre and Sidon ...
Christ is the ladder that Jacob saw, the base resting on the earth, and the ...
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The Sympathy of the Two Worlds
... of man, that thou art cut off from heaven: for there is a ladder, the top ... monarchies
had risen from the tomb"if all the might of Babylon and Tyre and Greece ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 4 1858/the sympathy of the two.htm

Letter cviii. To Eustochium.
... Next passing over the sands of Tyre on which Paul had once knelt [2758] she came ...
Isaiah is spoken of as a corner-stone, [2853] he beheld a ladder reaching up ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/letter cviii to eustochium.htm

Syria at the Beginning of the Egyptian Conquest
... of Adonis"Berytus and its god El; Sidon and its suburbs"Tyre: its foundation ... a series
of rough steps, giving it the appearance of a vast ladder.* Below this ...
/.../chapter iisyria at the beginning.htm

Faustus Rejects the Old Testament Because it Leaves no Room for ...
... is informed by means of figures taken from material things, as Jacob's ladder, and
the ... The daughters of Tyre shall worship Him with gifts; the rich among the ...
/.../faustus rejects the old testament.htm

Treatise on Christ and Antichrist.
... But when the report comes to Egypt, pain shall seize them for Tyre." [1514]. ... The
ladder in her leading up to the sailyard is an emblem of the passion of Christ ...
/.../treatise on christ and antichrist.htm

The Gladness of the Man of Sorrows
... "The daughter of Tyre shall be there ... Lift up the ladder of your songs; while the
bottom rests on earth, let the top reach to heaven; and ye angels of God, hold ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 9 1863/the gladness of the man.htm

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Ladder of Tyre


(He klimax (apo tes klimakos) Turou): Not mentioned in the Old Testament or the New Testament, but in Apocrypha (1 Maccabees 11:59), where it is said that Antiochus VI, after having confirmed Jonathan in the high-priesthood, appointed his brother Simon captain over the territory included between the Ladder of Tyre and the borders of Egypt. The Ladder has been located at different points on the coast between Tyre and Acre, such as the Ras el-`Abyadh ("Promontorium Album" of the ancient geographers), about 7 miles South of Tyre, and Ras en-Naqurah, about 6 miles farther South, and Ras el-Musheirifeh, a little farther on. These are capes jutting westward into the sea from the ridge which runs parallel to the general line of the coast. These capes project more than a mile into the sea, and present a very bold and precipitous front from 200 to 300 ft. in height. The ascent on either side of the promontory is very steep, and at Ras el-`Abyadh steps were cut in the white rock, which led to the identification of this point with the Ladder, but a reference to Josephus (B J, II, x, 2) leads to a different conclusion. He locates it 100 stadia North of Acre, which corresponds fairly well with the southern limit of the whole promontory, which is about 12 miles North of Acre, but not at all with Ras el-`Abyadh. The altitude of el Musheirifeh is greater than that of el-`Abyadh and may have had steps cut in it similar to the latter. It is more probable that the Ladder of Tyre was here, or at en-Naqurah, but the term applied to the whole promontory, which offered a serious obstacle to the passage of armies, or even caravans, since the approach is precipitous on either side, and at Ras el-`Abyadh the road skirts the edge of a sheer precipice, where a misstep would hurl one into the sea some 200 ft. below. The application of the term to the whole promontory seems to be indicated by Josephus, since he speaks of it as one of the mountains which encompass the plain of Ptolemais (Acre) and the highest of all. This would not be true of any one of the three capes mentioned, but would be if the hills behind, which form their base, were included. That it was designated as the Ladder of Tyre rather than of Acre was probably due to the fact that the promontory is nearer the former city (see Thomson, LB, II, edition 1882; SWP, name-lists, under the word).

H. Porter



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