1. Review of  the previous post titled “The River Pison, Havilah And Shur In The Holy Scriptures:”

In the previous post, we began to explore  the location of the Land of Havilah 2341, which is supplied by the River Pison which came out of Eden

And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted/H6504/parad and became into four heads (H7218/ro’sh)

The name of the first [is] Pison/Piyshown/H6376: that [is] it which compasseth the whole land of  Havilah 2341, where [there is] gold

And the gold of that land [is] good: there [is] bdellium and the onyx stone (Genesis 2: 8 – 12).

2. Based on maps of the territory, we see that Havilah was on the Western border of Ishmael’s territory while Shur (Suez) was on the Eastern border.

In the previous text, we discovered three scripture references which reveal that Havilah  2341  was in the geographic vicinity of Shur 7793   Egypt and  Assyria .

The previous texts which cite the geographic relationship between Havilah and Shur (Suez in north east Egypt), indicate that both King Saul and King David smote their enemies from West to East:

And these [are] the years of the life of Ishmael, an hundred and thirty and seven years: and he gave up the ghost and died; and was gathered unto his people

And they dwelt from  Havilah 2341 unto  Shur 7793, that [is] before Egypt, as thou goest toward Assyria  (Genesis 25: 17 & 18).

And Saul smote the Amalekites from Havilah 2341 [until] thou comest to Shur7793, that [is] over against Egypt (1 Samuel 15: 7).

And the time that David dwelt in the country of the Philistines was a full year and four months

And David and his men went up, and invaded the Geshurites, and the Gezrites, and the Amalekites: for those [nations were] of old the inhabitants of the land, as thou goest to Shur7793, even unto the land of Egypt (1 Samuel 27: 7 & 8).

Havilah was the Western border of the territory of Ishmael and his descendants while Shur was on the East (…they dwelt from Havilah 2341 unto Shur 7793, that [is] before Egypt, as thou goest toward Assyria – Genesis 25: 17 & 18).

Source: The Twelve  sons/Tribes of Ishmael. Retrieved from  http://brotherpete.com/12_sons_tribes_ishmael.htm

3.  Comparison between geographic locations called Havilah

Ancient maps show  another Havilah to the North North East of Ethiopia. However, this Havilah does not fit the geographic location in the texts  since one would have to go West of Egypt, South of Sudan and East of Ethiopia to get to there.

Moreover, the texts indicate that Kings Saul and David  invaded the Amalekites, ancient enemies of Israel. The Amalekites lived in the geographic region bounded by Havilah and Shur, in the direction of Assyria.
According to Easton’s Bible Dictionary, the Amalekites lived in “Arabia Petraea, between the Dead Sea and the Red Sea.”  The Dead Sea, not visible on the map, is located “ … in a straight line to the east of Jerusalem (Easton’s Bible Dictionary).
The World as Known to the Hebrews (map)

Comparison between two Havilahs

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