Modern locations of places in the Bible:

Bath el Battash


Latitude, Longitude31.792280, 35.245456
Palestine 1928 Grid Coordinates (?)173334/133279
Point Precision100 m
Coordinates Sources
General Location NotesCrown-Tamir, How to Walk in the Footsteps of Jesus and the Prophets (2000): "4 km northeast from Jerusalem"
Precise Coordinates Notesthis point is at the peak of this hill at 829m elevation, or 2,720 feet; Clermont-Ganneau, Archaeological Researches in Palestine 1873-1874, Book 1 (1899) (page 273): "If we go to the north-west along the ridge of Scopos towards El Mesharaf, as far as the gorge which is called Khall’t el Ajuz, ... there is a high crest called Bat’n el Battash... The position, at a height of 2,724 feet 8 inches, is a very commanding one; it is the highest point of the whole range from the Mount of Offence to El Mesharef"
Geo Data KML (for Google Earth)
GeoJSON (for GIS applications)

Biblical places associated with Bath el Battash


building at Bath el Battash
Credit: Deror avi (modified)