Places in the Bible Today:

Valley of Gerar


Translated NamesGerar Valley, Valley of Gerar, valley of Gerar
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1 Identification

  1. about 3 km around Gerar (ancient): very high confidence. It may be:
    1. panorama of Tel Harorabout 3 km around Tel Haror

    2. panorama of Tell esh Shariaabout 3 km around Tell esh Sharia

    3. satellite view of the region around Tell Tuweiyilabout 3 km around Tell Tuweiyil

    4. panorama of ruins at Tell Jemmehabout 3 km around Tell Jemmeh

Verses (2)

Gen 26:17, 26:19

Linked Data Identifiers

Logos FactbookValley of Gerar (2007)Valley of Gerar
OpenBible.infoa816ed9 (Valley of Gerar)

Thumbnail Image Credits

Aaadir, Danny Gershoni, Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data 2019, Bukvoed


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.