Bible Atlas

All the places in the Bible arranged alphabetically. Click the maps for more context.

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Sahar

park at Sahl as Sahra Possible identifications: Sahl as Sahra, not a place (part of a phrase meaning "white wool")
Ezek 27:18

Salamis

ruins at Salamis Possible identifications: Salamis
Acts 13:5

Salecah

panorama of Salkhad Possible identifications: Salkhad
Deut 3:10, Josh 12:5, 13:11, 1Chr 5:11

Salem

aerial cityscape of Jerusalem Possible identifications: another name for Jerusalem
Gen 14:18, Ps 76:2, Heb 7:1, 7:2

Salim

panorama of Tel Shalem Possible identifications: Tel Shalem, Umm el Umdan, Tell Abu Sus, Salim, Wadi Saleim, within 5 km of Aenon
John 3:23

Salmone

panorama of Cape Sideros Possible identifications: Cape Sideros
Acts 27:7

Salt Sea

panorama of the Dead Sea Possible identifications: Dead Sea
Gen 14:3, Num 34:3, 34:12, Deut 3:17, 4:49, Josh 3:16, 12:3, 15:2, 15:5, 18:19, 2Kgs 14:25, 2Chr 20:2, Isa 16:8, Jer 48:32, Ezek 39:11, 47:8, 47:9, 47:10, 47:18, Joel 2:20, Zech 14:8

Samaria 1

ruins at Samaria Possible identifications: Samaria
1Kgs 13:32, 16:24, 16:28, 16:29, 16:32, 18:2, 20:1, 20:10, 20:17, 20:34, 20:43, 21:1, 21:18, 22:10, 22:37, 22:38, 22:51, 2Kgs 1:2, 1:3, 2:25, 3:1, 3:6, 5:3, 6:19, 6:20, 6:24, 6:25, 7:1, 7:16, 7:18, 10:1, 10:6, 10:12, 10:17, 10:35, 10:36, 13:1, 13:6, 13:9, 13:10, 13:13, 14:14, 14:16, 14:23, 14:29, 15:8, 15:13, 15:14, 15:17, 15:23, 15:25, 15:27, 17:1, 17:5, 17:6, 17:24, 17:26, 17:27, 17:28, 17:29, 18:9, 18:10, 18:34, 21:13, 23:18, 23:19, 2Chr 18:2, 18:9, 22:9, 25:13, 25:24, 28:8, 28:9, 28:15, Ezra 4:10, 4:17, Neh 4:2, Isa 7:9, 8:4, 9:9, 10:9, 10:10, 10:11, 28:1, 28:3, 36:19, Jer 23:13, 31:5, 41:5, Ezek 16:46, 16:51, 16:53, 16:55, 16:61, 23:4, 23:33, Hos 7:1, 8:5, 8:6, 10:5, 10:7, 13:16, Amos 3:9, 3:12, 4:1, 6:1, 6:8, 8:14, Obad 19, Mic 1:1, 1:5, 1:6, 1:9

Samaria 2

panorama of hills in Samaria 2 Possible identifications: Samaria 2
Luke 17:11, John 4:4, 4:5, 4:7, 4:9, Acts 1:8, 8:1, 8:5, 8:9, 8:14, 8:25, 9:31, 15:3

Samos

panorama of the coast of Samos Possible identifications: Samos
Acts 20:15

Samothrace

panorama of a mountain on Samothraki Possible identifications: Samothraki
Acts 16:11

Sansannah

satellite view of the region around Khirbet esh Shamsaniyat Possible identifications: Khirbet esh Shamsaniyat, another name for Hazar-susah
Josh 15:31

Sardis

ruins at Sardis Possible identifications: Sardis
Rev 1:11, 3:1, 3:4

Sarid

panorama of Tel Shadud Possible identifications: Tel Shadud
Josh 19:10, 19:12

Sea of Egypt

panorama of the Great Bitter Lake Possible identifications: another name for the Red Sea 1, Gulf of Suez
Isa 11:15

Sea of Galilee

panorama of the Sea of Galilee Possible identifications: Sea of Galilee
Num 34:11, Josh 12:3, 13:27, Matt 4:18, 9:1, 15:29, Mark 1:16, 7:31, John 6:1, 21:1

Sea of Jazer

satellite view of the region around Khirbet Jazzir Possible identifications: another name for Jazer, within 30 km of Jazer
Jer 48:32

Secacah

satellite view of the region around Khirbet es Samrah Possible identifications: Khirbet es Samrah, Qumran, Ain Feshkah
Josh 15:61

Second Quarter

aerial cityscape of Jerusalem Possible identifications: in Jerusalem
2Kgs 22:14, 2Chr 34:22, Neh 11:9, Zeph 1:10

Secu

panorama of hills in the region between Gibeah and Ramah Possible identifications: between Gibeah and Ramah
1Sam 19:22

Seirah

some of the hills of Ephraim Possible identifications: in the hills of Ephraim, not a proper name (wooded area), in the Jordan Valley, in Moab 1
Judg 3:26, 3:27

Sela 1

aerial panorama of Ma’ale Akrabbim Possible identifications: within 30 km of Akrabbim, another name for Sela 2
Judg 1:36, 2Chr 25:12

Sela 2

panorama of Umm el Bayyara Possible identifications: Umm el Bayyara, Sela
2Kgs 14:7, Isa 42:11

Sela 3

panorama of Umm el Bayyara Possible identifications: another name for Sela 2, Sela, another name for Sela 1, Umm el Bayyara
Isa 16:1

Seleucia

ruins at Seleucia Pieria Possible identifications: Seleucia Pieria
Acts 13:4

Senaah

satellite view of the region around Khirbet el Aujah el Foqa Possible identifications: not a place (people group), another name for Magdalsenna, Khirbet el Aujah el Foqa
Ezra 2:35, Neh 3:3, 7:38

Seneh

satellite view of the region around Seneh Possible identifications: Seneh
1Sam 14:4

Senir

panorama of Mount Hermon Possible identifications: another name for Mount Hermon
Deut 3:9, 1Chr 5:23, Song 4:8, Ezek 27:5

Sephar

artifact from Zafar Possible identifications: Zafar, Al Baleed
Gen 10:30

Sepharad

ruins at Sardis Possible identifications: another name for Sardis, another name for Saparda, in Spain, within 15 km of the Bosporus, in Media, another name for Sparta
Obad 20

Sepharvaim

panorama of cliffs in the region between Damascus and Hamath Possible identifications: another name for Sibraim, another name for Saparre, Sippar
2Kgs 17:24, 17:31, 18:34, 19:13, Isa 36:19, 37:13

Serpent’s Stone

building at Bir Ayub Possible identifications: within 100 m of En-rogel
1Kgs 1:9

Shaalbim

recent ruins at Salbit Possible identifications: Salbit, Khirbet Salhab
Josh 19:42, Judg 1:35, 1Kgs 4:9

Shaalbon

recent ruins at Salbit Possible identifications: another name for Shaalbim
2Sam 23:32, 1Chr 11:33

Shaalim

recent ruins at Salbit Possible identifications: about 10 km around Shaalbim, another name for Shual
1Sam 9:4

Shaaraim 1

satellite view of the region around Khirbet es Sira Possible identifications: Khirbet es Sira, another name for Shaaraim 2, Khirbet Qeiyafa
Josh 15:36, 1Sam 17:52

Shaaraim 2

artifact from Tall al Ajjul Possible identifications: another name for Sharuhen
1Chr 4:31

Shahazumah

satellite view of the region around El Karm Possible identifications: El Karm, Tell Rekhesh, Sheikh Mazghith, Hadita, Sheikh esh Shamsawi
Josh 19:22

Shalishah

cityscape of Kafr Thulth Possible identifications: about 15 km around Baal-shalishah
1Sam 9:4

Shallecheth

aerial cityscape of Jerusalem Possible identifications: in Jerusalem, another name for the Gate of the Foundation, another name for Sur, another name for the Middle Gate
1Chr 26:16

Shamir 1

satellite view of the region around Khirbet al Bira Possible identifications: Khirbet al Bira, Khirbet Sumara, Khirbet Anab es Seghireh, Khirbet al Simia, Khirbet Anab al Kabir, Khirbet Fuqeiqis, Khirbet Raddana
Josh 15:48

Shamir 2

ruins at Samaria Possible identifications: another name for Samaria 1, Khirbet Samara, another name for Shamir 1
Judg 10:1, 10:2

Shaphir

satellite view of the region around Khirbet el Qom Possible identifications: Khirbet el Qom, Tell as Sawafir, Tell Eton, another name for Shamir 1, not a place (poetic)
Mic 1:11

Sharon 1

panorama of an area on the coast in the Sharon Plain Possible identifications: Sharon Plain
1Chr 27:29, Song 2:1, Isa 33:9, 35:2, 65:10, Acts 9:35

Sharon 2

panorama of hills in the Transjordan Possible identifications: in the Transjordan, within 30 km of Mount Hermon, Madaba Plateau
1Chr 5:16

Sharuhen

artifact from Tall al Ajjul Possible identifications: Tall al Ajjul, Tel Sharuhen, Tel Haror, Tel Halif
Josh 19:6

Shaveh-kiriathaim

satellite view of the region around Al Qurayyat Possible identifications: within 1 km of Kiriathaim 1
Gen 14:5

Sheba 1

panorama of ruins at Old Ma’rib in Sheba Possible identifications: Sheba
1Kgs 10:1, 10:4, 10:10, 10:13, 2Chr 9:1, 9:3, 9:9, 9:12, Job 6:19, Ps 72:10, 72:15, Isa 43:3, 60:6, Jer 6:20, Ezek 27:22, 27:23, 38:13, Joel 3:8

Sheba 2

satellite view of the region around Tel Yeshua Possible identifications: another name for Shema, another name for Beersheba 1, Tel Beer Sheva
Josh 19:2

Shebarim

ruins at Et Tell Possible identifications: within 2 km of Ai 1, not a proper name (quarries or similar), western cliff of Wadi Makkuk, not a place (action taken by people)
Josh 7:5

Shechem

aerial panorama of Tell Balatah Possible identifications: Tell Balatah
Gen 12:6, 33:18, 35:4, 37:12, 37:13, 37:14, Josh 17:7, 20:7, 21:21, 24:1, 24:25, 24:32, Judg 8:31, 9:1, 9:2, 9:3, 9:6, 9:7, 9:18, 9:20, 9:23, 9:24, 9:25, 9:26, 9:27, 9:28, 9:31, 9:34, 9:39, 9:40, 9:41, 9:42, 9:44, 9:57, 21:19, 1Kgs 12:1, 12:25, 1Chr 6:67, 7:28, 2Chr 10:1, Ps 60:6, 108:7, Jer 41:5, Hos 6:9, Acts 7:16

Sheep Gate

aerial cityscape of Jerusalem Possible identifications: in Jerusalem
Neh 3:1, 3:32, 12:39, John 5:2

Shema

panorama of ruins at Tel Beer Sheva Possible identifications: another name for Sheba 2, Horbat Beer Shama, Tel Beer Sheva, Tel Yeshua, another name for Jeshua
Josh 15:26

Shen

panorama of Burj el Isaneh Possible identifications: another name for Jeshanah, not a proper name (prominent hill or rock)
1Sam 7:12

Shepham

satellite view of the region around Rableh Possible identifications: within 100 km of Riblah 2
Num 34:10, 34:11, 1Chr 27:27

Shephelah

panorama of hills in the Shephelah Possible identifications: Shephelah
Deut 1:7, Josh 9:1, 10:40, 11:2, 11:16, 12:8, 15:33, Judg 1:9, 1Kgs 10:27, 1Chr 27:28, 2Chr 1:15, 9:27, 26:10, 28:18, Jer 17:26, 32:44, 33:13, Obad 19, Zech 7:7

Sheshach

Ishtar gate from Babylon Possible identifications: another name for Babylon 1
Jer 25:26, 51:41

Shihor 1

ruins at Qantir along the Pelusiac branch of the Nile Possible identifications: Pelusiac branch of the Nile, another name for the Nile, another name for the Brook of Egypt, Wadi al Arish, not a proper name (may be a general reference to waters near the Nile)
Josh 13:3, 1Chr 13:5

Shihor 2

mouth of Wadi al Arish Possible identifications: another name for the Shihor 1, another name for the Nile
Isa 23:3

Shihor-libnath

closeup of Nahal Taninim Possible identifications: Nahal Taninim, mouth of the Kishon River, Kebara Swamps, Tell Abu Hawam, Nahal Daliyya
Josh 19:26

Shikkeron

satellite view of the region around Tell el Ful Possible identifications: Tell el Ful, Aseret, Qatra
Josh 15:11

Shilhim

artifact from Tall al Ajjul Possible identifications: another name for Sharuhen, another name for Shaaraim 2
Josh 15:32

Shiloah

ruins at the Pool of Siloam Possible identifications: another name for Siloam
Isa 8:6

Shiloh

ruins at Khirbet Seilun Possible identifications: Khirbet Seilun
Gen 49:10, Josh 18:1, 18:8, 18:9, 18:10, 19:51, 21:2, 22:9, 22:12, Judg 18:31, 21:12, 21:19, 21:21, 1Sam 1:3, 1:9, 1:24, 2:14, 3:21, 4:3, 4:4, 4:12, 4:13, 14:3, 1Kgs 2:27, 11:29, 12:15, 14:2, 14:4, 15:29, 2Chr 9:29, 10:15, Ps 78:60, Jer 7:12, 7:14, 26:6, 26:9, 41:5

Shimron

ruins at Tel Shimron Possible identifications: Tel Shimron, Maroun al Ras
Josh 11:1, 19:15

Shimron-meron

ruins at Tel Shimron Possible identifications: another name for Shimron
Josh 12:20

Shinar

Ishtar gate from Babylon Possible identifications: another name for Babylonia
Gen 10:10, 11:2, 14:1, 14:9, Josh 7:21, Isa 11:11, Dan 1:2, Zech 5:11

Shion

satellite view of the region around Sirin Possible identifications: Sirin, Ayun esh Sha’in, Khirbet Mugheir
Josh 19:19

Shittim

panorama of Tall el Hammam Possible identifications: Tall el Hammam, Tall Kafrayn, Tell Matabi
Num 25:1, Josh 2:1, 3:1, Hos 5:2, Mic 6:5

Shoa

panorama of a river in Sutu Possible identifications: another name for Sutu
Ezek 23:23

Shual

cityscape of Taybeh Possible identifications: within 10 km of Ophrah 1, about 10 km around Rammun
1Sam 13:17

Shunem

cityscape of Sulam Possible identifications: Sulam
Josh 19:18, 1Sam 28:4, 1Kgs 1:3, 2:17, 2:21, 2Kgs 4:8, 4:11, 4:12, 4:25

Shur

satellite view of the region around Ar Ruwaysat Possible identifications: region around Ar Ruwaysat, about 30 km around Wadi as Sakriyat, Tel Sharuhen
Gen 16:7, 20:1, 25:18, Exod 15:22, 1Sam 15:7, 27:8

Sibmah

satellite view of the region around Qarn al Qubish Possible identifications: Qarn al Qubish, Khirbet Ayun Musa, within 5 km of Baal-meon, Sumia
Num 32:3, 32:38, Josh 13:19, Isa 16:8, 16:9, Jer 48:32

Sibraim

panorama of cliffs in the region between Damascus and Hamath Possible identifications: in the region between Damascus and Hamath, another name for Sepharvaim, another name for Ziphron, Huwwarin
Ezek 47:16

Sidon

satellite view of the region around the Sandikli archaeological site in Sidon Possible identifications: Sandikli archaeological site in Sidon
Gen 10:19, 49:13, Josh 11:8, 13:4, 19:28, Judg 1:31, 10:6, 18:7, 18:28, 2Sam 24:6, 1Kgs 11:1, 17:9, 1Chr 22:4, Ezra 3:7, Isa 23:2, 23:4, 23:12, Jer 25:22, 27:3, 47:4, Ezek 27:8, 28:21, 28:22, Joel 3:4, Zech 9:2, Matt 11:21, 11:22, 15:21, Mark 3:8, 7:24, 7:31, Luke 4:26, 6:17, 10:13, 10:14, Acts 12:20, 27:3

Silla

aerial cityscape of Jerusalem Possible identifications: another name for the Millo
2Kgs 12:20

Siloam

ruins at the Pool of Siloam Possible identifications: Pool of Siloam
Neh 2:14, 3:15, Luke 13:4, John 9:7, 9:11

Sin

panorama of Debbet er Ramleh Possible identifications: Debbet er Ramleh, El Marka, El Qaa
Exod 16:1, 17:1, Num 33:11, 33:12

Siphmoth

ruins at As Samu Possible identifications: within 30 km of Eshtemoa
1Sam 30:28

Sirah

satellite view of the region around Ain Sarah Possible identifications: Ain Sarah, Serit el Bella
2Sam 3:26

Sitnah

panorama of Tel Haror Possible identifications: within 15 km of Gerar, within 15 km of Rehoboth 1, within 2 km of Sutnet er Ruheibeh, in the region between Gerar and Beersheba
Gen 26:21

Smyrna

ruins at Izmir Possible identifications: Izmir
Rev 1:11, 2:8

Socoh 1

ruins at Tel Socho Possible identifications: Tel Socho
Josh 15:35, 1Sam 17:1, 2Chr 11:7, 28:18

Socoh 2

satellite view of the region around Khirbet Shuweikah Possible identifications: Khirbet Shuweikah
Josh 15:48

Socoh 3

satellite view of the region around Khirbet Shuweikat er Ras Possible identifications: Khirbet Shuweikat er Ras
1Kgs 4:10

Sodom

panorama of hills in the region south of the Lisan Possible identifications: in the Valley of Siddim, in the region north of the Dead Sea, Bab edh Dhra, Tall el Hammam, Numeira
Gen 10:19, 13:10, 13:12, 13:13, 14:2, 14:8, 14:10, 14:11, 14:12, 14:17, 14:21, 14:22, 18:16, 18:20, 18:22, 18:26, 19:1, 19:4, 19:24, 19:28, Deut 29:23, 32:32, Isa 1:9, 1:10, 3:9, 13:19, Jer 23:14, 49:18, 50:40, Lam 4:6, Ezek 16:46, 16:48, 16:49, 16:53, 16:55, 16:56, 16:61, Amos 4:11, Zeph 2:9, Matt 10:15, 11:23, 11:24, Mark 6:11, Luke 10:12, 17:29, Rom 9:29, 2Pet 2:6, 2:7, Jude 7, Rev 11:8

Solomon’s Portico

aerial cityscape of Jerusalem Possible identifications: in Jerusalem
John 10:23, Acts 3:11, 5:12

South 1

panorama of hills in the Negeb Possible identifications: another name for the Negeb
Zech 7:7

South 2

panorama of ruins at Old Ma’rib in Sheba Possible identifications: another name for Sheba 1
Matt 12:42, Luke 11:31

South 3

ruins at Alexandria Possible identifications: South 3
Dan 11:5, 11:6, 11:7, 11:9, 11:11, 11:12, 11:14, 11:15, 11:17, 11:25, 11:29, 11:40

South Gate

aerial cityscape of Jerusalem Possible identifications: in Jerusalem
1Chr 26:15

Spain

Roman road in Hispania Possible identifications: Hispania
Rom 15:24, 15:28

Straight Street

arch at Straight Street Possible identifications: Straight Street
Acts 9:11

Succoth 1

satellite view of the region around Tell Deir Alla Possible identifications: Tell Deir Alla, Tell el Ekhsas
Gen 33:17, Josh 13:27, Judg 8:5, 8:6, 8:8, 8:14, 8:15, 8:16, 1Kgs 7:46, 2Chr 4:17

Succoth 2

panorama of Tell el Maskhuta Possible identifications: Tell el Maskhuta, within 2 km of Jabal Maryam, another name for Pithom, Tell er Retaba
Exod 12:37, 13:20, Num 33:5, 33:6

Suph

panorama of the Gulf of Aqaba Possible identifications: another name for the Red Sea 2, another name for Suphah, Sufeh
Deut 1:1

Suphah

satellite view of the region around Sufeh Possible identifications: Sufeh, another name for Suph, another name for the Red Sea 2
Num 21:14

Sur

aerial cityscape of Jerusalem Possible identifications: another name for the Gate of the Foundation
2Kgs 11:6

Susa

ruins at Shush Possible identifications: Shush
Ezra 4:9, Neh 1:1, Esth 1:2, 1:5, 2:3, 2:5, 2:8, 3:15, 4:8, 4:16, 8:14, 8:15, 9:6, 9:11, 9:12, 9:13, 9:14, 9:15, 9:18, Dan 8:2

Sychar

satellite view of the region around Askar Possible identifications: Askar, another name for Shechem
John 4:5

Syene

ruins at Aswan Possible identifications: Aswan
Isa 49:12, Ezek 29:10, 30:6

Syracuse

aerial panorama of the theater at Syracuse Possible identifications: Syracuse
Acts 28:12

Syria 1

panorama of a plain in Syria 1 Possible identifications: Aram
Josh 1:4, Judg 10:6, 2Sam 8:5, 10:9, 10:11, 10:13, 10:14, 10:17, 10:18, 10:19, 1Kgs 10:29, 11:25, 15:18, 19:15, 20:1, 20:20, 20:21, 20:22, 20:23, 20:26, 20:28, 22:1, 22:3, 22:11, 22:31, 22:35, 2Kgs 5:1, 5:2, 5:5, 6:8, 6:9, 6:11, 6:23, 6:24, 7:5, 8:7, 8:9, 8:13, 8:28, 8:29, 9:14, 9:15, 12:17, 12:18, 13:3, 13:4, 13:5, 13:7, 13:17, 13:19, 13:22, 13:24, 15:37, 16:5, 16:6, 16:7, 24:2, 1Chr 18:5, 18:6, 19:10, 19:12, 19:14, 19:15, 19:16, 19:17, 19:18, 19:19, 2Chr 1:17, 16:2, 16:7, 18:10, 18:30, 18:34, 22:5, 22:6, 24:23, 24:24, 28:5, 28:23, Isa 7:1, 7:2, 7:4, 7:5, 7:8, 9:12, 17:3, Ezek 16:57, 27:16, Amos 1:5

Syria 2

panorama of the Orontes River in Syria 2 Possible identifications: Syria 2
Matt 4:24, Luke 2:2, Acts 15:23, 15:41, 18:18, 20:3, 21:3, Gal 1:21

Syrtis

sunset across Sidra Possible identifications: Sidra
Acts 27:17

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