Modern locations of places in the Bible:

Khirbet Hamideh


Also CalledKhirbet Bir al Hilu, Khirbet Bir el Hilu
Latitude, Longitude31.827039, 34.987606
Palestine 1928 Grid Coordinates (?)148922/137153
Point Precision300 m
Coordinates Sources
General Location Notes
  • Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia (1975) (Rabbah): “five miles east of Gezer on the road to Jerusalem”
  • see International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1979) (Rabbah) and McKinny, Historical Geography of the Administrative Division of Judah (2014) (page 144) for the identification of "Khirbet Bir el-Hilu" with Khirbet Hamideh
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Biblical places associated with Khirbet Hamideh


panorama of a region including Khirbet Hamideh, which is not visible beyond the Latrun monastery
Credit: AVRAMGR (modified)