Places in the Bible Today:

Moab 2


Translated Namesdesert-plateau of Moab, desert-plateaus of Moab, desert plateau of Moab, plains of Moab, rift valley plains by Moab
Notesplains of Moab
Geo Data KML (for Google Earth)
GeoJSON (for GIS applications)

1 Identification

  1. Moab 2 (ancient): very high confidence
    1. panorama of Tall el HammamMoab 2

Verses (12)

Gen-Deut (11)
Num 22:1, 26:3, 26:63, 31:12, 33:48, 33:49, 33:50, 35:1, 36:13
Deut 34:1, 34:8
Josh-Ruth (1)
Josh 13:32

Linked Data Identifiers

Logos FactbookPlains of Moab (2007)Moab
OpenBible.infoaca767b (Moab 2)


  1. Baker Book of Bible Charts, Maps, and Time Lines (2016)
  2. Baly, The Geography of the Bible (1974)
  3. Biblica: The Bible Atlas (2007)
  4. Carta Bible Atlas, 5th Edition (2011)
  5. Discovery House Bible Atlas (2015)
  6. ESV Bible Atlas (2010)
  7. HarperCollins Concise Atlas of the Bible (1991)
  8. Holman Bible Atlas (1999)
  9. Hudson, Bible Atlas and Companion (2008)
  10. IVP Atlas of Bible History (2006)
  11. Kregel Bible Atlas (2003)
  12. New Bible Atlas (1985)
  13. New Moody Atlas of the Bible (2009)
  14. Oxford Bible Atlas, Fourth Edition (2007)
  15. Reader’s Digest Atlas of the Bible (1981)
  16. Schlegel, Satellite Bible Atlas (2016)
  17. Zondervan Atlas of the Bible (2010)

Places with Similar Names


panorama of Tall el Hammam
Credit: Deg777 (modified)


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

The isobands you see on the map (gray areas with dark borders) attempt to give you confidence where a region is. Because many ancient regions aren't precisely defined, I consulted atlases to determine where the biblical region is located and used that data to build the isobands. The smaller isobands reflect more confidence that the given isoband is in the region, while the larger isobands reflect less confidence. Isobands are a kind of contour line that here indicate confidence levels.