Places in the Bible Today:

Persia

Data

Typeregion
Notesin this context the Achaemenid Empire
Geo Data KML (for Google Earth)
GeoJSON (for GIS applications)

1 Identification

  1. Persia (ancient): very high confidence
    1. panorama of ruins at Persepolis in PersiaPersia

Verses (27)

1Sam-Esth (20)
2Chr 36:20, 36:22, 36:23
Ezra 1:1, 1:2, 1:8, 3:7, 4:3, 4:5, 4:7, 4:9, 4:24, 6:14, 7:1, 9:9
Esth 1:3, 1:14, 1:18, 1:19, 10:2
Job-Mal (7)
Ezek 27:10, 38:5
Dan 8:20, 10:1, 10:13, 10:20, 11:2

Linked Data Identifiers

SourceIdentifier
Biblemapper.com70000
Logos FactbookPersia
OpenBible.info (2007)Persia
OpenBible.infoab9696f (Persia)
TIPNRPersia@2Ch.36.20
WikidataQ389688

Image

panorama of ruins at Persepolis in Persia
Credit: Hadis Faghiri (modified)

About

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.