Places in the Bible Today:



Translated NamesShepham, Shiphmite
Notesnorth of Riblah between it and Hazar-enan. Alternatively, an older tradition identifies it with Apamea, which is far north
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1 Identification

  1. within 100 km of Riblah 2 (ancient): very high confidence. It may be:
    1. monument at Hermelwithin 100 km of Hermel

    2. streetscape at Arbinwithin 100 km of Arbin

    3. building at Tall Irbidwithin 100 km of Tall Irbid

    4. satellite view of the region around Rablehwithin 100 km of Rableh

Verses (3)

Gen-Deut (2)
Num 34:10, 34:11
1Sam-Esth (1)
1Chr 27:27

Linked Data Identifiers

Logos FactbookShepham (2007)Shepham
OpenBible.infoa9ba60c (Shepham)
UBS Names Databaseot ID_2969

Thumbnail Image Credits

Rabih omeiri, Waseem Al Sakhleh, David Stanley, Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data 2019


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.