Bible Reference

Bible Reference to Biblical Places

Zack Shavin’s Bible references to places in the Bible: Armageddon, Bethlehem, Calvary, Carmel, Dead Sea, Gethsemane, Israel, Jericho, Jerusalem, Mount Sinai, Nazareth, Red Sea, etc.

Mt. Tabor where Deborah defeated the Canaanites & site of Transfiguration

Mt. Tabor where Deborah defeated the Canaanites & Transfiguration

A

Abu Ghosh (see Kiriath Yearim)
1Sam 6:21-7:2; 2Sam 6; Lk 24:13-35 (area)

Acco
Judges 1:31

Achziv
Joshua 15:44; 19:29; Judges 1:31; Micah 1:14

 

Mt. Sinai mountains at sunrise

Mt. Sinai mountain range

Adam
Joshua 3:16

Adullam
Gen 38:1; Josh 12:15; 15:35; 1Sam 22:1; 2Sam 23:13; Neh 11:30; Micah 1:15

Adummim
Joshua 15:7; 18:17; Luke 10:30-35 (area)

 

Byzantine period Beit Alpha synagogue mosaic flloor

Beit Alpha ancient synagogue mosaic floor

Ai
Gen.12:8;13:3;Josh.7:2-8:29;9:3;10:1-2;12: 9;Ezra 2:28;Neh.7:32; Jer.49:3

Alonei Moreh
Genesis 12:6; Deuteronomy 11:30

Anatot
Josh. 21:18; 1K 2:26; 1Ch 6:60; 7:8; Ez 2:28; Neh 7:27; 10:19; 11:32; Is 10:30; Jer.1:1;11:21

 

Huge Corinthian capital from Roman Beth Shean (Scythopolis) earthquake in 749 AD

Roman Beth Shean destroyed by earthquake

Aphek
Josh 12:18; 13:4; 19:30; Jud 1:31; 1Sam 4:1-11; 29:1; 1K 20:26-30; 2K 13:17

Aravah
Deuteronomy 1:7, 2:8, 3:17(borders); Joshua 18:18

Arad
Numbers 21:1-3; Joshua 12:14; Judges 1:16; 1Ch 8:15

 

Last Supper Room on Mt. Zion in Jerusalem

Last Supper Room on Mt. Zion

Arbel
1Maccabees 9:2; Antiquities 14:423-6

Aroer
Numbers 32:34; Deuteronomy 2:36; 3:12; 4:48; Joshua

12:2; 13:9, 16, 25; Judges 11:26, 33; 1Samuel 30:26-28; 2Samuel 24:5; 2 Kings 10:33; 1Chron.5:8; 11:44; Isaiah 17:2; Jer. 48:18-20

 

Sacred Stairway and Peter in Galicantu church (House of Caiphas)

Sacred Stairway to Caiphas Palace

Ashdod
Josh.11:22; 15:46, 47; 1Sam.5:1-8; 6:17; Neh.4:7; 13:23, 24; Isa.20:1; Jer.25:20; Amos 1:8; 3:9; Zeph.2:4; Zech.9:6

Asherah
Ex.34:23; Dt.12:3; Judg. 6:28; 1K.14:25 exile; 18:19 Jezebel; 2K.13:6 Jeroboam; 2K.17:16, 21:3, 23:1ff Josiah reform; 2Ch.34 Josiah

 

Citadel and David's Tower at Jaffa Gate houses History of Jerusalem museum

Citadel and David’s Tower at Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem

Ashkelon
Judges 1:18; 14:19; 1Sam 6:17; 2 Sam 1:20; Jer. 47:5; Amos 1:6-8; Zephaniah 2:4, 7; Zechariah 9:5

Avel Mecholah
Judges 7:22; 1K.4:12; 19:16 (Elisha)

Ayalon
Joshua 10:12; 19:42; 21:24; Judges 1:35; 12:12; 1Samuel 14:31; 1Chronicles 6:69; 8:13; 2Chronicles 11:10; 28:18

Biblical olive press at Tel Maresha excavations in Beit Guvrin

Biblical Olive Press

Azekah
Joshua 10:10-11; 15:35; 1Samuel 17:1; 2Chron. 11:9; Nehemiah 11:30; Jeremiah 34:6-7

Azotus
Acts 8:40; see also Ashdod

 

 

B

Banias (Caesarea Philippi)
Matthew 16:13-20; Mark 8:27-33

Bashan
Nu.21:33; 32:33; Deut.3:11; 4:43; 32:14; Deut.32:14; 33:22; Joshua 12:4-5; 13:11; 21:27 (Golan in Bashan)

Beatitudes
Matthew 5

Beersheba
Genesis 21; 14-33; 22:19; 26:23, 33; 28:10; 46:1-7; Joshua 15:28; Judges 20:1; 1Samuel 3:20; 8:2; Nehemiah 11:27, 30

Benjamin
Josh. 15:5ff; 18:15ff; 1K.11:32; 12:21; 15:16ff; 2K.14:11ff; 1Chron.8:12-13, 28; 2Chron.11; 23:8; Jer.20:2; 37:13; Zech.14:10

Berachah Valley
2Chronicles 20:26

Beth Hakerem
Nehemiah 3:14; Jeremiah 6:1

Beth Horon
Joshua 10:10-11; 16:3, 5; 18:13-14; 21:22; 1Samuel 13:18; 1Chronicles 7:24; 2Chronicles 8:5; Judith 4:4-5;1 Maccabees 3:16, 24; 7:39; 9:50; Josephus, Jewish War 2:516

Beth Shean
Josh.17:11, 6; Judg.1:27; 1Sam.31:10 ;1K.4:12; 1Chron.7:29

Beth Shemesh
Joshua 15:10; 21:16; Judges 1:33, 1Samuel 6:9-20; 2 Kings 14:8-14; 2Chronicles 25:21; 28:18

Bethany
Mat.21:17; 26:6-13; Mk.11:11; 14:3-9; Lk.10:38-42; 19:29; 24:50-51; Jn.1:28; 11:1-44; 12:1-11

Bethel
Gen. 12:7-8, 13:3-4; 28:10-22; Josh.12:16; 16:2; 18:13-22; Jud.1:22-26; 4:5; 20:18-28; 1Sam.7:16; 10:3; 13:2; 1K.12:25-33; 13:1; 2K.2:2-3; 23-24; Amos 3:14; 4:4; 5:5,6; 7:10-17

Bethesda
Jn 5:2

Bethlehem
Gen.35:19; Judg.12:8-10; Ruth 1:19-22; 2:4; 4:11; 1Sam.16:1-4; 17:12, 15; 20:6, 28; 2Sam.23:13-18; 1Chron.11:16-26; 2Chron.11:5-6; Jer.41:17; Micah 5:2; Matt.2:1, 6, 7-16;
Luke 2:4-16; Jn.7:42

Bethphage
Matthew 21:1-11; Mark 11:1-11; Luke 19:29-40

Bethsaida
Matthew 11:21; Mark 6:45ff; 8:22; Luke 9:10; 10:13; John 1:44; 12:21

Bezek
Judges 1:4-5; 1Samuel 11:8

C

Cabul
Joshua 19:27; 1 Kings 9:13

Caesarea Maritima
Acts 8:40; 9:30; 10:1-9, 23-48; 12:18-19; 18:22; 21:8; 23:23, 31-33; 24:1-25; 25:1-12, 26

Caesarea Philippi (see Banias)
Matthew 16:13-20; Mark 8:27

Cana
John 2:1, 11; 4:46; 21:2

Capernaum
Matthew 4:12-16; 8:5; 11:23; 17:24; Mark 1:21; 2:1; Luke 4:23, 31-41; 7:1; 10:13-15; John 2:12; 4:46; 6:17, 24, 59

Carmel (Judah)
Josh.15:55; 1Samuel 15:12; 25; 27:3, 30:5; 2Sam.2:2,3:3; 1Chron.3:1

Chorazin
Matthew 11:21; Luke 10:13

D

Dan
Josh.19:40-48; Jud. 18:1-31; 20:1; 1Sam.3:20; 2Sam.3:10; 17:11; 1K.12:28-30; 2Chron.16:4

Dead Sea
Gen.14:3; Nu. 34:3,12; Dt.3:17; 4:49; Josh.3:16; 12:3; 15:2, 5

Debir
Josh.10:38, 39;11:21;13:26;15:7ff.,21:15; Judg1:11; 1Chron.6:58

Decapolis
Matthew 4:25; Mark 5:20; 7:31

Dimona
Joshua 15:22

Dor
Joshua 11:1-2; 12:23; 17:11; Judges 1:27; 1Chronicles 7:29

Dothan
Genesis 37:17-24; 2Kings 6:13ff

E

Ebal
Deuteronomy 11:29; 27:4, 13; Joshua 8:30-35

Ebenezer (Even HaEzer)
1Samuel 4:1-22; 7:12

Eilat (Eloth)
Dt.2:8; 1K.9:26-28; 10:11, 22; 22:47-48; 2Chron.8:17

Ein Gedi
Joshua 15:62; 1Samuel 23:29; 24:1-22; 2 Chronicles 20:2; Song of Solomon 1:14; Ezekiel 47:10

Ein Karem
Traditionally Luke 1:39

Ekron
Josh.10:41; 11:22; 13:3; 15:45-47; 1Sam.5:10; 7:14; 2K.1:2-16

Elah Valley
1Samuel 17:2, 19; 21:9

Emmaus
1Maccabees 3:40, 57; 4:3; Luke 24:13; Jewish War 7:217

Ephraim
Josh. 16:5-10;17:14-18,1Sam.18:6; 2K.14:13; Neh.12:39; Jn 11:54

Ephrat(ah)
Genesis 35:16, 19; 48:7; Ruth 4:11; Psalms 132:6

Eshtaol
Joshua 15:33; 19:41; Judges 16:31; 18:2-11

Eshtemoa
Joshua 21:14; 1Samuel 30:28

Etzion Geber
Num. 33:35, 36; Deut.2:8; 1K.9:10, 26-28; 10:11, 22; 22:47-48; 2Chron. 8:17; 20:35-37

G

Galilee
2Kings 15:29; Isaiah 9:1; Matthew 4:15-25; John 4:43-54; 7

Galilee, Sea of (Kinneret)
Dt. 3:17; Josh.12:3; 13:27; 19:35; Num.34:11; 1K.15:20; Mat.4:18-22, 34; 8:18-27; 15:29; Mk. 4:35-41; 5:1; 6:53; Lk.5:1-11; Jn. 21:1-23

Gamla
Jewish War 4:8-10, 79

Gath
Josh.11:22; Sam.5:6-10; 6:17; 21:10-15; 27:2-12; 2Sam.15:19-21; 18:2; 1K.2:39-41; 2K.12:17; 1Chron.18:1; 20:6; 2Chron.11:8; 26:6

Gath Hepher
2 Kings 14:25

Gaza
Genesis 10:19; Deuteronomy 2:23; Joshua 10:41; 11:21-22; 13:3; 15:47; Judges 1:18; 16:1-3, 21-31; 1Sam.6:17; 2K.18:8; Jer.47:1; Amos 1:6; Zephaniah 2:4; Zech.9:5; Acts 8:26

Gehenna
Jeremiah 7:31

Gerar
Genesis 10:19; 20; 26; 2Chronicles 14:13-14

Gerizim
Deut.11:29; 27:12; Josh.8:33; Judges 9:7; Jn.4:5-6, 20-21

Geshur
Josh.12:5; 13:2, 11-13; 1Sam.27:8; 2Sam.14:23, 32; 1Chron.2:23

Geva
Josh. 18:24; 21:17; 1Sam.13:16; 14:1ff; 2K.23:8; 1Chron.6:60; Neh.11:31; 12:29; Ezra 2:26

Gezer
Jos.12:12; 16:3,10; 1K.1-2; 9:15-17; 1Chron.14:16; 20:4; 1Macc.9:52; 13:43-8, 53

Gibeah
Josh.18:26; 24:33; Jud.19-20; 1Sam.10:5-10, 26; 11:4; 13:2; 14:2; 15:34; 16:15, 34; Hosea 5:8; 9:9; 10:9

Gibeon
Josh. 9:1ff.; 2Sam.2:12-24; 21:1-9; 1K.3:4-15; Neh.3:7; Jer.41:12, 16

Gilgal
Josh. 4:19-24; 5:10-15; 9:6; 10:6ff; 11:16; 14:6; 1Sam.7:16; 10:8; 11:12-15; 13:4-15; 15:2ff; Hosea 4:15; Amos 4:4

Golan
Deuteronomy 4:43; Joshua 20:8; 21:27; 1Chron.6:71

Gomorrah
Genesis 10:19; 14; 18:20; 19

H

Hammath
Joshua 19:35

Hammoth Dor
Joshua 21:32

Hammat Gader
Strabo, Geography 16:2-45; Epiphanius, Pan. Haer. 30:7

Hannathon
Joshua 19:14

Harod (Ein Harod)
Judges 7:1

Harosheth Haggoyim
Judges 4:2, 13, 16

Hazeroth (Mt Sinai)
Numbers 11:35;12:16; 33:17, 18; Deuteronomy 1:1

Hazor
Joshua 11:1, 10-13; 19:36; Judges 4:2; 1 Kings 9:15; 2 Kings 15:29

Hebron
Genesis 13:18; 18:1-18; 23:2, 9ff; 25:8; 35:37; 50:13; Numbers 13:22; Joshua 10; 20:7; Judges 1:10-15; 2 Samuel 2:1-11; 3:27; 15:7-10

Herodion
Ant.14:352-60; 16:13; 17:199; Jewish War 1:421, 673; 3:54-6; 7:163

Hermon
Dt. 3:8, 9; Josh.12:1, 5; Ps. 42:6; 89:12; 133:3; Song of Solomon 4:8

High Place-Gibeon (see Nebi Samwel)

Horeb
Ex. 3:1, 17:6, 33:6; Deut.1:2,6,19, 4:10,15, 5:2, 1K.8:9, 19:8 (Elijah)

Hormah
Num. 14:45; 21:3; Dt1:44; Josh.12:14; 15:30; 19:4; Judges 1:17

I

Ibleam
Joshua 17:11; Judges 1:27; 2 Kings 9:27; 1 Chronicles 6:70

J

Jacob’s Well
Genesis 33:18-20; John 4:6

Jaffa (Joppa)
2Chronicles 2:16; Ezra 3:7; Jonah 1:3; Acts 9:36-43; 10:5

Jericho
Josh. 2; 3:5-7, 16; 5:13-6:27; 18:12, 21; 2Sam.10:5; 1K.16:34; 2 Kings 2:4, 18-22; 1Chron.19:5; 2Chron.28:15; Jer.39:5; Mat.20:29-34; Mk.10:46-52, Lk.10:25-27; 18:35-43; 19:1-27

Jerusalem
Josh.10:1; 1Sam.17:54; 1K.3:1; 2Chron.6:6; Ps.122:2, 135:21

Jezreel
Josh. 15:56;19:18;Judg.6:33;1Sam.29:1; 1K.4:12;21:1; 2K.9:15, 30-37

Jezreel Valley
Joshua 17:16; 19:18; 1 Samuel 25:43; 29:1; 2 Samuel 2;8ff; 1 Kings 4:12; 21:1; 2 Kings 8:29; 9:24-26, 30-37; 10:1-11; Hosea 1:5

Jordan River
Num.34:12; Josh.3; Judg.12:5, 6; 2K.2:6-14; Mat.3

Judea
Matthew 2:1-5; 3:1; 24:16; Mark 1:5; 13:14; Luke 1:5, 65; 2:4; 3:1; John 4:3; 11:7; Acts 1:8; 2:14; 12:19; 21:10; Galatians 1:22

K

Kedesh
Josh.12:22; 15:23; 19:37; 20:7; 21:32; 2K.15:29; 1Chron.6:72

Kiryat Arbah
Genesis 13:18; 18:1-18; 23:2, 9ff; 25:8; 35:37; 50:13; Numbers 13:22; Joshua 20:7; Judges 1:10-15; 2Samuel 2:1-11, 15:7-10

Kinnereth (see Sea of Gailiee)
Num. 34:11; Dt.3:17 (borders); Josh.12:3;19:35; 1K.15:20

Kiryat Yearim
Josh.9:17; 15:9, 60; 1Sam.6:21-7:2; 2Chron.1:4; Jer.26:20

Korazim
Matthew 11:21; Luke 10:13

Kursi
Matthew 8:28-34; Mark 5:1-20; Luke 8:26-39

L

Lachish
Josh. 10:32; 12:11; 15:39; Jud.18:7-31; 2K.14:19; 18:14-17; 19:18; 2Chron.1:9; 25:27; 32:9; Neh.1:30; Isa.36:2, Jer.34:7, Micah 1:13

Laish
Judges 18:7-29

Latrun (Ayalon)
1 Macc.3:38-4:15; 9:50; Jewish War 1:218-22; 2:60-5, 71; 4:444; Mish. Kerithoth 3:7

Levonah
Judges 21:19

Lod (Lydda)
1Chron.8:12; Ez.2:33; Neh.11:35; 1Macc.11:34; Acts 9:32-38

M

Machpelah
Genesis 23:9, 17-19; 25:9; 49:31; 50:13

Magdala (Taricheae)
Matthew 15:39; 27:56, 61; Mark 15:40,47; John 20:1, 18; Josephus, Life 156; War 3:462-470; 485-502; 522-531

Mamre
Genesis 13:18; 23:17-19; 35:27

Maon
Joshua 15:55; 1Samuel 23:24, 2525:1, 2

Maresha
Joshua 15:44, 2Chronicles 14:9-10; Micah 1:15; cp. Acts 8

Masada
Jewish War 7:282

Mecholah (cf. Avel Mecholah)
1Sam. 18:19; 2Sam.21:8

Megiddo
Joshua 12:21; 17:11; Judges 1:27; 5:19; 1 Kings 9:15; 2 Kings 9:27; 2 Chronicles 35:22; Zechariah 12:11-12; Revelation 16:16; 23:29, 30

Michmash
1Sam.13:2-23; 14:1ff; Ezra 2:27; Neh.7:31; 11:31; Isa.10:28; 1Macc. 9:73

Mitzpah
Gen. 31:44-49; Josh.11:3; 13:26; 15:38-39; Jud.10:17; 11:11, 29, 34; 20:1, 3; 21:1, 5, 8; 1Sam.7:5-6, 16; 10-17; 22:3; 18;26; 1K.15:22; 2K.25:23, 25; 2Chron.16:6; Jer.40:6, 8, 10, 12-13, 15; 41:1, 3, 6, 10, 14, 16; 1 Maccabees 3:46

Moresheth
Jeremiah 26:18; Micah 1:1, 14

Moresheth Gath (Gath)
Micah 1:14

Moriah
Gen. 22:2; 2Chron.3:1

Mount of Beatitudes
Matthew 5

Mount Carmel
Joshua 12:22; 19:26; 1Kings 18-19; 2Kings 2:25; 4:25 (Elisha); Song of Solomon 7:5;
Isa.33:9; 35:2; Jer.46:18; Amos 1:2; 9:3

Mount Ebal
Deuteronomy 11:29; 27:4, 13; Joshua 8:30-35

Mount Gerizim
Dt.11:29; 27:12; Joshua 8:33; Judges 9:7; John 4:19-21

Mount Hor
Num.20:22-27, 21:4, 33:27,37-39 (Aaron)

Mount Gilboa
Judges 7:1ff; 1Sam.28:4, 31; 2Sam.1:6; 21:12; 1Chron.10:1

Mount Hermon
Deuteronomy 3:8-9; 4:48; Joshua 12:5; Psalms 89:11-12, 133:3

Mount Moreh
1 Samuel 28:7; 2 Kings 4:8-37; Luke 7:11-17

Mount Tabor
Jud. 4-5,12,14;1Sam.10:3; Ps.89:12;Hos.5:1;Mat.17:1-13; Mk.9:2-8; Lk.9:28-36

Mount of Temptation
Matthew 4

N-O

Nebi Samwil
1Sam. 25:1; Lev.26:30; Nu.33:52; Dt.12:2; 1Sam.9,10 (Samuel, Saul); 1Kings 3:4 (high place Gibeon-Solomon); 1K.12:31, 13:33 (Jeroboam); 1K.14:23; 2K.17:1ff; 2K.21:3, 23:5, 2K.23:1ff (Josiah’s reform); 1Chron.16:39, 21:29 (David, Tabernacle, High Place Gibeon); 2Chron.1:13 (Solomon, Taber., High Place Gibeon; 1K.14:15 exile)

Nain
Luke 7:11

Nazareth
Matt.2:23; 4:13; Lk.1:26; 2:4, 51; 4:13-30; Jn.1:46; 2:45-46

Negev
Gen.13:1-3; 24:62; 16:7; 20:1; 21:30; 24:15-20,62; 25:18; 26:22; Josh.15:18-32; Judg.1:9,14-15; 1Sam.27:10; 30:14, 28; 26:1; 1K.11:14,17, 21-22; 2Chron. 26:10; Ps 126:4; Jer. 13:19,33; Jer.13:19; 33:13; 43:6-12; Mat. 2:13-15

Nob
1Sam. 4:11; 21:6; 22:1-19, 22:6-19; Neh.11:32; Isaiah 10:32

Ophrah
Judges 6:11,24; 8:27,32, 9:5, 1Sam.13:17; Micah 1:10

P-Q

Paran
Gen. 21:21; Nu.10:12; 12:16; Dt.33:2; 1K.11:18; Habakkuk 3:3

Qumran
Isaiah 40; Luke 1:57-80; John 1

R-S

Ramah
Joshua 18:25; 19:8, 29, 36; Judges 4:5; 19:13; 1Samuel 1:1, 19; 2; 7:17; 8:4ff; 9:6, 10; 15:34ff; 19:18; 20:1; 30:27; 2Samuel 1:19; 8:4; 19:19-23; 1Kings 15:17, 21-22; 2Kings 8:28-29; 2Chronicles 6:1, 5-6; 22:5-6; Ezra 2:26; Isaiah 10:29; Jeremiah 31:15; 40:1; Nehemiah 11:33; Hosea 5:8; Matthew 2:18; Josephus, Antiquities 8:303

Red Sea
Ex.10:19, 13:18, 15:4,22, 23:31; Num.14:25, 21:4, Deut.2:1, 11:4; Josh.2:10, 24:6

Rehov
Joshua 19:28, 30; 21:31

Samaria (city)
1Kings 16:29-32; 20:1-40; 22:37-39; 2Kings 3:1; 6:19-7:20; 13:1, 6, 9-13; 17:1-6; 18:10; Micah 1:6; Amos 3:12, 15, 6:1, 4

Samaria (the region)
1Kings 13:32; 2Kings 17:24; Hosea 8:5, Amos 3:9; Obadiah 19; John 4:4, 5, 9; Acts 8:1, 14

Sea of Galilee
Dt. 3:17; Josh.12:3; 13:27; 19:35; Num.34:11; 1K.15:20; Mat.4:18-22, 34; 8:18-27; 15:29; Mk.4:35-41; 5:1; 6:53; Lk.5:1-11; Jn.21:1-23

Senir
Deuteronomy 3:9; Song of Solomon 4:8; Ezekiel 27:5

Sepphoris
Josephus, Life 373-380; Antiquities 17:271, 289; Ant. 18:27; War 2:68, 510-511, 572-4, 629, 645-6; War 3:29-34, 59-61.

Sermon on the Mount
Matthew 5

Sharon
1Chron.27:29; Song of Solomon 2:1; Isaiah 33:9; 35:235

Shechem
Gen.12:6-7; 33:18-20; 37:12-16; Josh.24:1, 25, 32; Jud.9:1-6; 1K.12; Ps.60:6; Jer.41:4-5

Shephelah
Deut. 1:7; Josh.9:1, 12:8; Jer.17:26; 32:44; 33:13; Zech.7:7

Shepherd’s Fields
Luke 2:8-14

Shiloh
Josh.18:1; 21:2; 22:12; Jud.18:31; 21:19; 1Sam.1:3-28; 2:12-4:18; 1K.14:2 (Jeroboam); Ps.78:60; Jer.7:12-14

Shunem
Joshua 19:18; 1Samuel 28:4; 2Kings 4:8

Shur (Way of)
Gen.16:7 (Haggar), 20:1, 25:18; 1Sam.15:7 (Saul)

Soccoh
Joshua 15:35, 48; 1Samuel 17:1; 1Kings 4:10

Sodom
Genesis 13:10-13; 14; 18:16-33; 19; Matthew 11:23, 24

Sorek Valley
Judges 16:4

Sussita (Hippos)
City of the Decapolis: Matthew 4:25; Mark 5:20; 7:31; Josephus, Antiquities 14:75; Ant. 15:217; Ant. 17:320; War 2:477-8.

Sychar (Jacob’s Well)
John 4:5

T

Taanach
Joshua 12:21; 21:25; Judges 5:19; 1Kings 4:12

Tabgha
Matthew 14:13-21; Mark 6:30-44; Luke 9:10-17; John 6:1-14; 21

Tabor
Josh. 19:22; Jud.4:6, 12, 14; 8:18; 1Samuel 10:3; 1Chronicles 6:77; Ps.89:12; Hos.5:1

Tamar (Negev)
Ezekiel 47:18, 19; 48:28

Tekoa
2 Samuel 14:1f; 2 Chronicles 11:6; 20:20; Nehemiah 3:5; 27; Jeremiah 6:6; Amos 1:1

Tel Aviv
Ezekiel 3:15

Tirzah
Gen.12:5-6; Josh.12:24; 1K.14:17; 16:17-18, 23-24; 2K.17:5

Tiberias
John 6:23

Timna
Gen.38:12-14; Josh.15:10, 57; Judges 14:1-5; 2Chron.28:18

Tirzah
Joshua 12:24; 1 Kings 15:21, 33; 16:6-23

Tzin wilderness
Ex.17:1, Numbers. 20:1; 27:14; 34:3-4 (borders)

Y-Z

Yokneam
Josh. 12:22; 19:11; 21:34

Yotvata
Num. 33:34

Ziklag
Joshua 19:5; 1Samuel 27:6-12; 30; Nehemiah 11:28

Ziph
Joshua 15:24, 55; 1Samuel 23:14-24

Zorah
Joshua 15:33; Judges 13:2, 25; 16:31; 18:2, 11; Neh.11:29

Bible Sites in Jordan

Ammon
Gen. 19:38; Num. 21:24 (borders); Dt. 2:19,37; 3:11; 23:4; Josh. 12:2; 13:10, 25; 15:60; Jud. 3:13, 10:6ff; 11:4ff; 1 Sam. 12:12; 14:47; 2 Sam. 8:12; 10:1ff; 11:1; 12:26-31; 1 Kings 11:7,33; 2 Kings 23:13; 24:2; 1 Chron. 19:1ff; 20:1; 2 Chron. 20:1,10, 22-23; 26:8; Isa. 11:14; Jer. 9:26; 25:21; 49:2,3,6; Eze. 21:10; 25:5; Amos 1:14; Dan. 11:41; Zeph. 2:8-9

Amorites
Num. 32:39(in Gilead), Josh.12:2

Arnon
Num. 21:13; Deut.3:12 (Reuven & Gad)

Dibon
Num. 21:26-31; 32:3,34; Josh.13:8-9, 17; 2 K.3:4ff; Neh.11:25; Isa.15:2; Jer. 48:18,22

Edom
Gen.25:1ff (Esau), 32:3, 36:1ff; Num.20:1ff (exodus) cf. Judges 11:18; Num.34:3 (borders); Deut.23:7 (brethren); 1Sam.21 & 22 (Doeg)

Gilead
Gen.31 (Jacob,Laban); Gen37:25 (caravans); Num.26 (Menasseh); Num.32:1ff (inherit from Amorites); Deut.3:13; 22:9 (settled by Reuv.,Gad,Menashe); Judges 11:1 (Yiftah); Judges12 (Yiftah buried); 1K.17:1 (Elijah); Jer.8:22 (balm)

Heshbon
Num. 21:25ff; 32:3,37; Dt. 1:4; 3:2,6; Josh.9:10; 12:2;13:10ff.;21:34-40; Jud. 11:19ff; 1Chron.6:81; Neh.9:22; Song 7:4; Isa.15:4; 16:8-9;Jer. 48:2ff; 49:3

Jerash (Gerasa)
(implied) Mt. 8:28; Mark 5:1; Luke 8:26,37

Kerak (Kir)
2 Kings 3:25; Isa. 15:1; 16:7,11; Jer. 48:31,36; Amos 1:5; 9:7

Medaba
Num. 21:30; Josh. 13:9, 16; 1Chron. 19:7; Isa.15:2; 1 Macc. 9:35ff; Antiquities 13:254ff; 14:14-18; War 1.63

Machaerus
Josephus relates event of Mt. 14:1-12; Mk. 6:14ff; Lk. 9:7-9 in his account (Ant. 18:112,119)

Moab
Gen.19:37, Nu.21:13, 20, 29, 22:1ff.(Balaam), 24:17, 25:1, 26:3, 33:48, 36:13; Dt.2:1ff (not to harass) cf.Judg.11:18; Judg.3:1ff. (Eglon & Ehud)

Mt. Hor
Num.20:22-27, 21:4, 33:27,37-39 (Aaron)

Mt. Nebo
Num. 33:47; Dt. 32:49; 34:1; Isa. 15:2; Jer. 48:1,22

Mt. Pisgah
Num. 21:20, Dt.3:17,27, 34:1

Petra
Judg. 1:36; 2 Kings 14:7; Isa. 16:1; Jer. 49:16

Ramot Gilead
2K.9 (Elisha,Aram)

Seir (Mt.)
Gen. 32:3; 2Chron.20:10,22; Ez.35:2,3,7,15

Yabbok (Jabbok)
Gen. 32:22 (Jacob); Nu.21:24 (Ammon); Deut. 3:16 (Reuven, Gad); Josh.12:2 (border Amorites); Judges 11:13,

Yavesh Gilead
Judges 21:1ff, 1Sam.11:1(Nachash); 2Sam.2:4(Saul buried)

Contact Zack
For more information about the Bible places that appear in the above Bible reference, contact Zack Shavin,  veteran guide & biblical archaeologist at Land of Israel Tours .

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