Modern locations of places in the Bible:

Ayun Qara


Also CalledAyun Abu Meharib, Uyun Kara
Latitude, Longitude31.795410, 34.949163
Palestine 1928 Grid Coordinates (?)145274/133653
Point Precision25 m
Coordinates Sources
General Location Notes
  • see Smith, Historical Geography of the Holy Land (1919) (page 222) for the identification of Ayun Qara with Ayun Abu Meharib: "Conder suggests for Ramath-Lehi and En-hakkore, the Ayun Abu Meharib, ’founts of the place of battles,’ sometimes called Ayun Kara, ’founts of a crier’"
  • New Unger’s Bible Dictionary (1988) (En-hakkore): “near Zoreah
  • Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature (1894) (page 343): “3.5 miles northwest of Ain-Shemis (Beth-shemesh)”
  • Hastings, Dictionary of the Bible (1909) (page 704): “northwest of Zorah
Precise Coordinates Notesthese coordinates are at an unnamed spring
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Biblical places associated with Ayun Qara

10-meter-per-pixel satellite Image

satellite view of the region around Ayun Qara
Credit: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data 2019 (modified)