Modern locations of places in the Bible:

Esh Shaghur


Also CalledAsh Shaghur, Tall es Saghir, Tell es Saghur
Latitude, Longitude31.829531, 35.649971
Palestine 1928 Grid Coordinates (?)211628/137495
Point Precisionarchaeological site in modern settlement
Coordinates Sources
General Location Notes
  • New Interpreter’s Bible Dictionary (2009) (Zoar): “6 miles northeast of the Dead Sea
  • Henderson, Palestine (1893) (page 59): “close to the ascent leading up from Abel-shittim to the mountains”
Precise Coordinates Notesnot MEGAJordan 9691
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Biblical places associated with Esh Shaghur

10-meter-per-pixel satellite Image

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