Caves are natural hollow spaces in the earth, or in rock formations, which are usually created by the chemical or erosion forces of water. Caves are very often found in limestone due to its high solubility, which virtually guaranteed that many would be found in the land of Israel. Limestone is very common there.

In The Past

Caves were often found in the Bible Places of Bible History.

One of the most famous caves in the world, today still fiercely contested between Jews and Arabs for possession, is the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron where Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Rebekah, Jacob/Israel and Leah all are buried:

The Ten Commandments:

Throughout Old Testament events:

At least one of the Psalms by David (Psalm 142) was written in a cave.

The New Testament:

In The Future

Caves will, according to Prophecy, again be used by some humans in the end-time.

Fact Finder: Were the Dead Sea Scrolls found in caves?
See The Dead Sea Scrolls

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