Modern locations of places in the Bible:

Tel Nagila


Also CalledMusrefa, Tell en Najila, Tell en Najileh, Tell en Najilla
Latitude, Longitude31.502590, 34.758300
Palestine 1928 Grid Coordinates (?)127066/101243
Point Precisionpoint on tel
Coordinates Sources
General Location Notes
  • Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia (1975) (Gath of the Philistines): “eight miles southwest of Lachish
  • the identification of Tel Nagila with Musrefa is per McKinny, Historical Geography of the Administrative Division of Judah (2014) (page 194)
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Biblical places associated with Tel Nagila


aerial panorama of Tel Nagila
Credit: Amos Meron (modified)