Modern locations of places in the Bible:

Khirbet Bessum


Also CalledHorvat Ivzam, Khirbet el Bassum, Khirbet esh Sheikh Basum
Latitude, Longitude32.734475, 35.481228
Palestine 1928 Grid Coordinates (?)195394/237794
Point Precision100 m grid intersection
Coordinates Sources
General Location Notes
  • International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1979) (Zaanannim): “about 5 km northeast of Tabor, not far from Khirbet Qedish
  • Ancient Sites in Galilee (2000) (page 320) matches Khirbet Bessum with Horvat Ivzam
  • Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary (1992) (Adami-nekeb (place)): “southeast of Khirbet ed Damiyeh, east of Kefr Sabt
Precise Coordinates Notesthis source places it at 1954/2378
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Biblical places associated with Khirbet Bessum

10-meter-per-pixel satellite Image

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