Places in the Bible Today:



Translated NameAtad
Typesriver, settlement, spring, or wadi
Geo Data KML (for Google Earth)
GeoJSON (for GIS applications)

1 Identification

  1. another name for the Abel-mizraim (ancient): very high confidence. It may be:
    1. closeup of the Jordan River somewhat by the Dead Seanear the mouth of the Jordan River

    2. building at Deir HajlaDeir Hajla

    3. artifact from Tall al AjjulTall al Ajjul

    4. mouth of Wadi al ArishWadi al Arish

    5. satellite view of the region around Ain HajlahAin Hajlah

    6. closeup of Nahal HaBesorNahal HaBesor

    7. panorama of the Nile RiverNile River

    8. ruins at Qantir along the Pelusiac branch of the NilePelusiac branch of the Nile

Verses (2)

Gen 50:10, 50:11

Linked Data Identifiers

Logos FactbookAtad (2007)Atad
OpenBible.infoa2f186d (Atad)
UBS Names Databaseot ID_181

Thumbnail Image Credits

Davide Mauro, Bukvoed, Hanay, اسماء البيك, Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data 2019, Mboesch, René Hourdry, Iri-en-achti


This page identifies the current consensus around the modern location of this biblical place.

While I consulted sources for this place, there were no major disputes about its modern location.