Places in the Bible Today:

Kiriathaim 2


Translated NamesKiriathaim, Kirjathaim
Notesin Naphtali
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1 Identification

  1. another name for Kartan (ancient): 70% confidence. It may be:
    1. satellite view of the region around Khirbet el QureiyehKhirbet el Qureiyeh

    2. aerial panorama of Tel RaqqatTel Raqqat

Verses (1)

1Chr 6:76

Linked Data Identifiers

Logos FactbookKiriathaim (of Naphtali) (2007)Kiriathaim 2
OpenBible.infoa8f428d (Kiriathaim 2)
UBS Names Databaseot ID_2641


  1. Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary (1992): Kiriathaim (place)
  2. Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2013): Kiriathaim
  3. Baly, Atlas of the Biblical World (1971): Kiriathaim
  4. Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible (2000): Kiriathaim
  5. Expositor’s Bible Commentary (1984): Josh 21:32
  6. Grollenberg, Atlas of the Bible (1957): Kiriathaim
  7. HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (2011): Kiriathaim
  8. Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2003)
  9. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1979): Kiriathaim
  10. Lexham Bible Dictionary (2016): Kiriathaim of Naphtali
  11. New Bible Dictionary (1996): Kiriathaim
  12. New Unger’s Bible Dictionary (1988)
  13. Reader’s Digest Atlas of the Bible (1981): Kiriathaim
  14. Tyndale Bible Dictionary (2001): Kiriathaim
  15. Westminster Historical Atlas to the Bible (1956): Kirjathaim
  16. Woudstra, Joshua (1981): 21:27-33
  17. Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia (1975): Kirjathaim
  18. Zondervan Atlas of the Bible (2010)
  19. Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible (2010)

Confidence Trends over Time

This chart indicates how confidence in the identification is changing over time. Each dot (connected 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.