Modern locations of places in the Bible:

Wadi Abu Retemat


Also CalledWadi Rithimath
Latitude, Longitude30.599410, 34.360290
Palestine 1928 Grid Coordinates (?)088492/001323
Point Precisionpoint along wadi
Coordinates Sources
General Location Notes
  • Ritter, Comparative Geography of Palestine and the Sinaitic Peninsula (1866) (page 427): “The next station to Hazeroth was Rithmah, and a Wadi Retemat is found even now south of Abdeh or Eboda”
  • Tristram, Bible Places (1897) (page 5): “the name Rithmah still remains in the Arabic vernacular of the valley in which lies Ayn Qadees, Wady Abou Retemat”
  • Davis, Dictionary of the Bible (1915) (page 428): “the wady nearest and parallel to that of Kadis bears the name corresponding to Righmah, wady Abu Retemat”
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Biblical places associated with Wadi Abu Retemat

10-meter-per-pixel satellite Image

satellite view of the region around Wadi Abu Retemat
Credit: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data 2019 (modified)