Places in the Bible Today:

Rhodes 2

Data

Translated NamesDedan, Dedanites, Rhodes, Rhodians
Typeisland
Notessome manuscripts instead have Dedan
Geo Data KML (for Google Earth)
GeoJSON (for GIS applications)

1 Identification

  1. Rhodes (modern): 80% confidence
    1. coastline of RhodesRhodes

Verses (1)

Ezek 27:15

Linked Data Identifiers

SourceIdentifier
Biblemapper.com203
Logos FactbookRhodes
OpenBible.infoa8c207b (Rhodes 2)

Sources

  1. Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary (1992): Rhodes (place)
  2. Expositor’s Bible Commentary (1984): Ezek 27:15 note
  3. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1979): Rhodes
  4. IVP Old Testament Bible Background Commentary (2000): Ezek 27:15
  5. New Interpreter’s Bible Dictionary (2009)
  6. Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible (2010)

Confidence Trends over Time

This chart indicates how confidence in the identification is changing over time. Each dot (conneceted by a dotted line) reflects the confidence of an identification over the preceding ten years (e.g., the 2009 dot reflects scholarship from 2000 to 2009), and the corresponding solid line reflects a best-fit line for the identification. Confidences that cluster near or below 0% indicate low confidence. Because of the small dataset, it's best to use this chart for general trends; if one identification is trending much higher than the others, for example, then you can probably have higher confidence in the identification. This chart only reflects the sources I consulted (listed above), not an exhaustive review of the literature.

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This page attempts to identify all the possible locations where this biblical place could be. The confidence levels add up to less than 100%, indicating that the modern location is uncertain.