Modern locations of places in the Bible:



Also CalledRibleh, Tell Zira’at, Tel Zerr’a
Latitude, Longitude34.459547, 36.572623
Palestine 1928 Grid Coordinates (?)295170/429948
Point Precisionpoint on tel
Coordinates Sources
General Location Notes
  • Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary (1992) (Riblah): “58 km northeast of Baalbek
  • International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1979) (Riblah): “56 km northeast of Baalbek
  • New Interpreter’s Bible Dictionary (2009) (Riblah): “32 km south of Homs
Precise Coordinates NotesZondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible (2010) (Riblah): "ruins are just east-northeast of the modern village of Ribleh;" the red-roofed building in the photo on Ferrell’s Travel Blog (2009) is visible near this point in satellite photos; Wikipedia describes the tell as being in Zira’a rather than Rableh
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Biblical places associated with Rableh

10-meter-per-pixel satellite Image

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