Bible Atlas

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

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Zaanan

ruins at Tell ed Duweir Possible identifications: another name for Zenan, not a place (poetic)
Mic 1:11

Zaanannim

aerial panorama of ruins at Hanot Taggarim Possible identifications: Hanot Taggarim, Lejjun, Khirbet Bessum, Shajarat el Kalb
Josh 19:33, Judg 4:11

Zair

panorama of hills in the region south of the Lisan Possible identifications: another name for Zoar, another name for Zior, in Mount Seir 1, Sair
2Kgs 8:21

Zalmon

panorama of Jebel Druze Possible identifications: Jebel Druze, another name for Mount Hermon, another name for Mount Zalmon
Ps 68:14

Zalmonah

satellite view of the region around Wadi es Salmaneh Possible identifications: along Wadi es Salmaneh, Bir Madhkur, Rujm Talat az Zalma, along Wadi Umran
Num 33:41, 33:42

Zanoah 1

satellite view of the region around Khirbet Zanu Possible identifications: Khirbet Zanu
Josh 15:34, Neh 3:13, 11:30

Zanoah 2

cityscape of the modern city around Khirbet Beit Amra Possible identifications: Khirbet Beit Amra, Khirbet Umm el Amad, Khirbet Bani Dar, Khirbet Bism, Khirbet Zanuta
Josh 15:56

Zaphon 1

artifact from Tell es Sa’idiyeh Possible identifications: Tell es Sa’idiyeh, Tell el Qos, Tall el Mazar, Khirbet Buweib
Josh 13:27, Judg 12:1

Zaphon 2

panorama of Jebel Aqra Possible identifications: Jebel Aqra, not a specific place (north)
Job 26:7, Ps 48:2, Isa 14:13

Zarephath

satellite view of the region around Sarepta Possible identifications: Sarepta
1Kgs 17:9, 17:10, Obad 20, Luke 4:26

Zarethan

artifact from Tell es Sa’idiyeh Possible identifications: Tell es Sa’idiyeh, Tell Umm Hamad, Tall al Meqbarah, Sleikhat, Tell ed Damiyeh, Tell Simadi, Qarn Sartaba, Tell el Qos, Tel Rehov
Josh 3:16, 1Kgs 4:12, 7:46

Zeboiim

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, Feifa, Tall Mustah, Khanazir
Gen 10:19, 14:2, 14:8, Deut 29:23, Hos 11:8

Zeboim

airport building at Khirbet Sabiyeh Possible identifications: Khirbet Sabiyeh
Neh 11:34

Zedad

satellite view of the region around Sadad Possible identifications: Sadad, Khirbet Serada
Num 34:8, Ezek 47:15

Zela

cityscape of Har Hotzvim Possible identifications: Khirbet Salah, Khirbet Erha, Khirbet Shab Salah
Josh 18:28, 2Sam 21:14

Zelzah

cityscape of Har Hotzvim Possible identifications: not a place (describing people rather than a place), another name for Zela, Beit Jala, another name for Kiriath-jearim
1Sam 10:2

Zemaraim

satellite view of the region around Ras et Tahuneh Possible identifications: Ras et Tahuneh, Ras ez Zemara, Khirbet es Samra, Rammun, Khirbet el Mazari’a
Josh 18:22

Zenan

ruins at Tell ed Duweir Possible identifications: within 12 km of Lachish, Iraq el Kharab, Tel Erani, Khirbet Summeily
Josh 15:37

Zephath

satellite view of the region around Tel Masos Possible identifications: another name for Hormah
Judg 1:17

Zer

panorama of Qarn Hattin Possible identifications: another name for Madon, not a place (textual corruption), another name for Tyre, Qarn Hattin
Josh 19:35

Zered

panorama of cliffs along Wadi al Hasa Possible identifications: Wadi al Hasa
Deut 2:13, 2:14

Zeredah 1

satellite view of the region around Deir Ghassaneh Possible identifications: Deir Ghassaneh, Ain Seridah, Surdah, Khirbet Banat Barr
1Kgs 11:26

Zeredah 2

artifact from Tell es Sa’idiyeh Possible identifications: another name for Zarethan
2Chr 4:17

Zererah

artifact from Tell es Sa’idiyeh Possible identifications: another name for Zeredah 2, Tall el Mazar
Judg 7:22

Zereth-shahar

ruins at Callirrhoe Possible identifications: Callirrhoe, Ez Zarat, Khirbet Libb, Qarn al Qubish
Josh 13:19

Ziddim

ruins at Hattin Possible identifications: Hattin, not a place (textual corruption), Khirbet Qedish, another name for Tyre
Josh 19:35

Ziklag

panorama of Tell esh Sharia Possible identifications: Tell esh Sharia, Tel Halif, Tel Beer Sheva, Khirbet a Ra’i, Khirbet Zuheiliqah, Tel Haror, Tell Beit Mirsim, Tel Masos
Josh 15:31, 19:5, 1Sam 27:6, 30:1, 30:3, 30:14, 30:26, 2Sam 1:1, 4:10, 1Chr 4:30, 12:1, 12:20, Neh 11:28

Zimri

ruins at Shush Possible identifications: not a place (textual corruption or cipher for Elam), within 650 km of Elam, within 200 km of Lake Urmia
Jer 25:25

Zin 1

cliffs of HaMakhtesh HaKatan in the Zin Desert Possible identifications: Zin Desert
Num 13:21, 20:1, 27:14, 33:36, 34:3, Deut 32:51, Josh 15:1, Ps 29:8

Zin 2

cliffs of HaMakhtesh HaKatan in the Zin Desert Possible identifications: another name for Zin 1, in Zin 1
Num 34:4, Josh 15:3

Zion

aerial cityscape of Jerusalem Possible identifications: another name for Jerusalem
2Sam 5:7, 1Kgs 8:1, 2Kgs 19:21, 1Chr 11:5, 2Chr 5:2, Ps 2:6, 9:11, 9:14, 14:7, 20:2, 48:12, 50:2, 51:18, 53:6, 65:1, 69:35, 76:2, 84:5, 84:7, 87:2, 87:5, 97:8, 99:2, 102:13, 102:16, 102:21, 110:2, 126:1, 128:5, 129:5, 132:13, 133:3, 134:3, 135:21, 137:1, 137:3, 146:10, 147:12, 149:2, Song 3:11, Isa 1:8, 1:27, 2:3, 3:16, 3:17, 3:26, 4:3, 4:4, 10:24, 10:32, 12:6, 14:32, 16:1, 28:16, 30:19, 31:9, 33:5, 33:6, 33:14, 33:20, 33:24, 34:8, 35:10, 37:22, 40:9, 41:27, 46:13, 49:14, 51:3, 51:11, 51:16, 52:1, 52:2, 52:7, 52:8, 59:20, 60:14, 61:3, 62:1, 62:11, 64:10, 66:8, Jer 3:14, 4:6, 4:30, 4:31, 6:2, 6:23, 8:19, 9:19, 14:19, 26:18, 30:12, 30:17, 31:6, 31:12, 50:5, 50:28, 51:10, 51:24, 51:35, Lam 1:4, 1:6, 1:17, 2:1, 2:4, 2:6, 2:8, 2:9, 2:10, 2:13, 2:18, 4:2, 4:11, 4:22, 5:11, Joel 2:1, 2:15, 2:23, 3:16, 3:17, 3:21, Amos 1:2, 6:1, Mic 1:13, 3:10, 3:12, 4:2, 4:8, 4:10, 4:11, 4:13, Zeph 3:14, 3:16, 3:18, Zech 1:14, 1:17, 2:7, 2:10, 8:2, 8:3, 9:9, 9:13, Matt 21:5, John 12:15, Rom 9:33, 11:26, 1Pet 2:6

Zior

ruins at Tel Rumeida Possible identifications: within 10 km of Hebron, Sair
Josh 15:54

Ziph 1

ruins at Tell Zif Possible identifications: Tell Zif
Josh 15:55, 1Sam 23:19, 23:24, 26:1, 2Chr 11:8

Ziph 2

satellite view of the region around Khirbet ez Zeifeh Possible identifications: Khirbet ez Zeifeh, Mezad Refed, Khirbet Kuseife
Josh 15:24

Ziphron

satellite view of the region around Huwwarin Possible identifications: Huwwarin, Zifran, Al Zaafaraniyah
Num 34:9

Ziz

panorama of cliffs at the mouth of Wadi Hasasah Possible identifications: Wadi Hasasah, another name for Engedi
2Chr 20:16

Zoan

ruins at Tanis Possible identifications: Tanis
Num 13:22, Ps 78:12, 78:43, Isa 19:11, 19:13, 30:4, Ezek 30:14

Zoar

panorama of hills in the region south of the Lisan Possible identifications: in the Valley of Siddim, Al Safi, in the region north of the Dead Sea, Tell al Sheikh Isa, mouth of Wadi Mujib, Tawahin el Sukkar, Esh Shaghur, Tall Iktanu, Bab edh Dhra
Gen 13:10, 14:2, 14:8, 19:22, 19:23, 19:30, Deut 34:3, Isa 15:5, Jer 48:34

Zobah

panorama of the Beqaa Valley in Zobah Possible identifications: Zobah
1Sam 14:47, 2Sam 8:3, 8:5, 8:12, 10:6, 10:8, 23:36, 1Kgs 11:23, 11:24, 1Chr 11:47, 18:5, 18:9, 19:6, Ps 60:1

Zophim

panorama of ruins at Rujm Siyaghah Possible identifications: on Pisgah, Tila as Safa
Num 23:14

Zorah

ruins at Tel Tzora Possible identifications: Tel Tzora
Josh 15:33, 19:41, Judg 13:2, 13:25, 16:31, 18:2, 18:8, 18:11, 1Chr 2:53, 2Chr 11:10, Neh 11:29

Zuph

cityscape of Al Ram Possible identifications: about 10 km around Ramathaim-zophim
1Sam 9:5

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