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1 An isolated mountain rising to a height of 1,843 feet in the northeast portion of the Plain of Esdraelon. On the border of the tribal lands of Issachar (Josh 19:22, Zebulun Chisloth-tabor in Josh 19:12, cf. 1Chr 6:77, and Naphtali Josh 19:34); it was the central place for Barak to gather his forces (Judg 4:6; Judg 4:12), and from there he descended for his battle with the Canaanites (Judg 4:14). In the Megiddo Plain between Mt. Tabor and the Hill of Moreh, Gideon’s brothers were killed by the Midianite kings Zebah and Zalmunna (Judg 8:18). Although not actually very high, Tabor’s isolation in the plain led the psalmist (Ps 89:12) and the prophets (Jer 46:18) to compare it to Mt. Carmel and Mt. Hermon. It is not mentioned in the NT, but since the fourth century CE it has been celebrated as the site of Jesus’s transfiguration. 2 Tabor, Oaks of, which were located near Bethel (1Sam 10:3), but the exact location is unknown.