Modern locations of places in the Bible:

Khirbat al Beiyudat


Also CalledKhirbet el Beiyadat, Khirbet el Beiyudat
Latitude, Longitude31.966180, 35.471770
Palestine 1928 Grid Coordinates (?)194720/152592
Point Precision100 m
Coordinates Sources
General Location Notes
  • Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary (1992) (Senaah (person)), International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1979) (Senaah), Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible (2000) (Senaah): “8 miles northeast of Jericho
  • New Unger’s Bible Dictionary (1988) (Senaah), Bar, Manasseh Hill Country Survey (2016): "7 miles north of Jericho" Bar, Manasseh Hill Country Survey (2016) (page 317): "Glueck proposed to identify the place [Khirbet el Beiyudat] as Magdalsenna, from the books of Nehemiah, Ezra and The Antiquities of the Jews (Book 17)... The Madaba Map shows a tower east of Archelais. Avi-Yonah assumed that this was Magdalsenna. Based on the excavations, Hizmi proposed identifying the site with the city of Archelais: this identification has been accepted."
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Biblical places associated with Khirbat al Beiyudat


ruins at Khirbat al Beiyudat
Credit: Abraham (modified)