Tomb of Habakuk in Galilee

along road 65, near The National Water Carrier of Israel ("HaMovil Ha’Artzi").

 Some figures have multiple gravesides, particularly Biblical figures who are revered by various religions.
For example the Prophet Habakuk has a shrine dedicated to him in Babylonia - Toysarkan (a city of Hamedan province)-, where he is respected by the Jews and Muslims, one in the Galilee and some say that there is another graveside in the Judean Hills.

Tomb of Habakkuk in Kadarim, Israel.

Prophet Habakuk (c. 600 BCE) descended from Jewish exiles in Babylon. The 8th book of the Bible bears his name.
The prophet’s famous scriptural phrase says: "the righteous shall live by his faith" [Habakuk 2,4.] This means that his own faith shall be his faith, which springs forth from the depths of his soul.
Habakuk’s tomb in Galilee was mentioned the first time by Rabbi Samuel Ben Samsun (1210), according to a tradition that started in the Middle Ages.
Source of the identification is in the similar tone of the name Hokok – a city in the land of Naftali, that was identified with the Arab village Yakuk, which ruins are southeast from the tomb.
The place is also holy to Moslems, and is called by them: "Sheikh Hassan".
Next to the tomb are ancient oak trees.

Tomb of Habakkuk in Kadarim, Israel. Tomb of Habakkuk in Kadarim, Israel.

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