Summary: The Mount of Olives is a peak along a mountain ridge located east and adjacent
to what is referred to today as the ‘Old City’ of Jerusalem. Yeshua taught often
from the Mount of Olives, as it was near to the residence of Martha and Lazarus in
Bethany, where Yeshua and Mary would often visit. The Garden of Gethsemane is located
at the base of the Mount of Olives.
Nathaniel, one of Yeshua’s disciples, died in 51 CE while praying in the garden of
Gethsemane on the Mount of Olives (AZC — Nathaniel).
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And there arose from a distance a great alarm, and many which were of the disciples,
when they saw the coming of the temple guard with swords drawn, they fled quickly
away from the mount, lest they also be arrested.
Now when it was evening, Yeshua went unto Bethany, and entering into the house of
Martha and Lazarus her brother, he tarried many days;
Teaching in the garden and upon the mount the kingdom of God and the forgiveness