Web Bible Encyclopedia—Index

Place in the Bible
1,172 biblical places

The Bible is an historic record of real people and places. Learn the significance of these places, their stories and the meanings of their names.

HazorHAZOR—What have archaeologists discovered about this biblical city? (site of conquests, triumphs, sin, defeat and major earthquake)

Capernaum ruins. Click to learn more. CAPERNAUM—This ancient town played a very significant role in Jesus Christ's ministry. Have archaeologists confirmed its existence? What amazing things did Jesus do here? What can we learn from this town's terrible mistake? Find the answers and enjoy the discoveries!

CITIES of the Bible

A

Abana
Abarim
Abdon
Abel
Abel-beth-maachah
Abel-cheramim
Abel-meholah
Abel-mizraim
Abel-shittim
Abez
Abilene
Abode
Abraham's bosom
Abronah
Accad
Accho
Aceldama
Achaia
Achmetha
Achor
Achshaph
Achzib
Adamah
Adam's city
Admah
Adramyttium
Adria
Adullam
Adummim
Aenon
Ahava
Ahlab
Aholah
Aholiamah
Aholibah
Aholibamah
Ai
Ain
Ain 'Atan (see: Etam, Nephtoah)
Ain-el-Barideh (see: Dalmanutha)
Ain el-Ghudyan (see: Ezion-geber
Ain Hamul (see: Hammon
Ain-Haud (see: En-shemesh)
Ain Hawarah (see: Marah)
Ain Helweh (see: Abel-meholah)
Ain Hudherah (see: Kibroth-hattaavah)
Ain el-Hudhera (see: Hazeroth)
Ain Jalud (see: Harod, Fountain of Jezreel)
Ain Jidy (Ain Jidi) (see: Engedi, cave, Dead Sea)
Ain-Kana (see: Kanah)
Ain Karim (see: Beth-haccerem)
Ain Kezbeh (see: Achzib)
Ain Lifta (see: Nephtoah)
Ain Muweileh (see: Beer-lahai-roi)
Ain-Rimmon (see: Rimmon)
Ain Sarah (see: Sirah)
Ain Shems (see: Ebenezer, Beth-shemesh, Kirjath-jearim
Ain-esh-Shemsiyeh (see: Beth-shemesh
Ain es-Sultan (see: Jericho
Ain Tabighah (see: Bethsaida)
Ain Ummel-Daraj (see: En-rogel)
Ajalon
Akkad
Akrabbim
Alemeth
Alexandria
Allon
Allon-bachuth
Almon
Altar
Alush
Amana
Ammah
Amphipolis
Anab
Ananiah
Anathoth
Anem
Aner
Anim
Antioch
Antipatris
Antonia
Aphik
Apollonia
Appii Forum
Ar
Arab
Arabah
Arabia
Arad
Aram
Aram-naharaim
Aram-zobah
Ararat
Archi
Areopagus
Argob
Ariel
Arimathea
Armageddon
Armenia
Armory (armoury)
Arnon
Aroer
Arpad
Arvad
Ashdod
Ashdoth-pisgah
Ashkelon
Ashtaroth
Ashteroth Karnaim
Asia
Asshur
Assos
Assyria
Asuppim
Atad
Ataroth
Athens
Ava
Aven
Azal
Azazel
Azekah
Azmaveth
Azotus

B

Baal
Baalah
Baalath
Baalath-beer
Baalbec
Baale of Judah
Baal-gad
Baal-hamon
Baal-hazor
Baal-hermon
Baal-meon
Baal-perazim
Baal-shalisha
Baal-tamar
Baal-zephon
Babel (tower of)
Babylon
Babylon (kingdom of)
Baca (Valley of)
Baghdad
Bahurim
Bajith
Balah
Bamah
Bamoth
Bamoth-baal
Banquet
Bar
Barn
Bashan
Bashan-havoth-jair
Bashan (Hill of)
Bath-rabbim
Baths
Battlement
Bay
Bealoth
Beautiful gate
Bed-chamber
Beer
Beer-elim
Beer-lahai-roi
Beeroth
Beersheba
Bela
Berachah
Berea
Bered
Besor
Beth
Bethabara
Beth-anath
Beth-anoth
Bethany
Beth-arabah
Beth-aram
Beth-arbel
Beth-aven
Beth-barah
Beth-car
Beth-dagon
Beth-diblathaim
Bethel
Bether
Bethesda
Beth-gamul
Beth-gilgal
Beth-haccerem
Beth-horon
Beth-jeshimoth
Bethlehem
Beth-peor
Beth-phage
Bethsaida
Beth-shean
Beth-shemesh
Beth-tappuah
Bethuel
Bethzur
Beulah
Beyond
Bezek
Bezer
Bith-ron
Bithynia
Boaz
Bochim
Bondage
Booth
Bozrah
Breach
Brook
Building
Bulwarks
Buz
By-ways

C

Cabins
Cabul
Caesara Philippi
Caesarea
Cain
Calah
Caleb
Calneh
Calvary
Camon
Camp
Cana
Canaan
Canneh
Capernaum
Caphtor
Cappadocia
Carchemish
Carmel
Casiphia
Castle
Causeway
Cave
Cedron
Ceiling
Cellar
Cenchrea
Cesarea
Chaldea
Chamber
Channel
Chapel
Charashim
Charran
Chebar
Chephirah
Cherith
Chesalon
Chesil
Chesulloth
Chezib
Chidon
Chilmad
Chinnereth
Chios
Chor-ashan
Chorazin
Chozeba
Chun
Church
Cilicia
Cinnereth
Cistern
City
Clauda
Closet
Cnidus
Coele-Syria
College
Colony
Colossae
Conduit
Congregation (mount of the)
Convocation
Coos
Corinth
Corner
Cotes
Cottage
Court
Crete
Cushan
Cuthah
Cyprus
Cyrene

D

Daberath
Dagon's house
Dale (the king's)
Dalmanutha
Dalmatia
Damascus
Dan
Dan-jaan
Dannah
David (City of)
Dead Sea
Debir
Decapolis
Decision (Valley of)
Deep
Den
Derbe
Destruction
Destruction (City of)
Diblathaim
Dibon
Dimnah
Dinhabah
Dizahab
Door-posts
Doors
Dophkah
Dor
Dothan
Dragon well
Draught-house
Dumah
Dungeon
Dung-gate
Dung-hill
Dura
Dwellings

E

Earth
East
East gate
East sea
Ebal
Ebenezer
Ebronah
Ecbatana
Edar
Eden
Eder
Edom
Edrei
Eglaim
Eglon
Egypt
Ekron
Elah
Elam
Elath
El-Bethel
Elealeh
El-elohe-Israel
Elim
Elkosh
Ellasar
Elon
Elparan
Eltekeh
Emmaus
Encamp
Endor
En-eglaim
En-gannim
Engedi
En-hakkore
En-rogel
En-shemesh
Ephah
Ephes-dammim
Ephesus
Ephraim (Gate of)
Ephraim in the wilderness
Ephraim (Mount)
Ephraim (The tribe of)
Ephraim (Wood of)
Ephratah
Ephron
Erech
Esdraelon
Esek
Eshcol
Eshean
Eshtaol
Eshtemoa
Etam
Etham
Ethiopia
Euphrates
Exile
Exodus
Ezel
Ezion-geber

F

Fair Havens
Fallow-ground
Farm
Feast
Fence
Fenced cities
Ferry boat
Festivals (Religious)
Field
Firmament
Fish-pools
Fold
Ford
Forest
Fountain
Fountain of the Virgin
Fuller's field
Funeral
Furnace

G

Gaash
Gabbatha
Gadara
Galatia
Galeed
Galilee
Galilee (Sea of)
Gallery
Gallim
Gardens
Gareb
Garner
Garrison
Gate
Gath
Gath-hepher
Gath-rimmon
Gaulanitis
Gaza
Geba
Gebal
Gebim
Geder
Gederah
Gedor
Gehenna
Geliloth
Gennesaret
Gerar
Gergesa
Gerizim
Geshur
Gethsemane
Gezer
Gibbethon
Gibeah
Gibeah-haaraloth
Gibeah of Judah
Gibeah of Phinehas
Gibeon
Gihon
Gilboa
Gilead
Gilgal
Giloh
Gimzo
Gittah-hepher
Gittaim
Goath
Gob
Gog
Golan
Golgotha
Gomorrah
Goshen
Gozan
Grave
Greece
Grove
Guest-chamber
Gur
Gur-baal

H

Habitation
Habor
Hachilah
Hadad-rimmon
Hadashah
Hadattah
Hades
Hadid
Hadrach
Halah
Halak
Halhul
Hall
Hamath
Hamath-zobah
Hammath
Hammon
Hammoth-dor
Hamonah
Hamon-gog
Hananeel
Hanes
Hara
Haradah
Haran
Hareth
Harod
Harosheth of the Gentiles
Hashmonah
Hauran
Haven
Havilah
Havoth-jair
Hazar-addar
Hazar-enan
Hazar-gaddah
Hazar-hatticon
Hazar-maveth
Hazar-shual
Hazar-susah
Hazerim
Hazeroth
Hazezon-tamar
Hazor
Hazor-hadattah
Heap
Heaven
Hebron
Helam
Helbah
Helbon
Heleph
Helkath
Helkath-hazzurim
Hell
Hena
Hepher
Hephzibah
Heres
Hermon
Hermonites (the)
Herodion
Heshbon
Heshmon
Hethlon
Hezron
Hiddekel
Hierapolis
High place
Hill
Hill of Evil Counsel
Hinnom
Hobah
Hold
Holy of holies
Holy place
Hor
Horeb
Horem
Hormah
Horonaim
Horse-gate
Hosah
House
Hukkok

I

Ibleam
Iconium
Idalah
Idumaea
Iim
Ije-abarim
Ijon
Illyricum
India
Inn
Iraq
Irha-heres
Isaac
Ishtob
Island
Israel
Israel (Kingdom of)
Italy
Ituraea
Ivah

J

Jaazer
Jabbok
Jabesh
Jabesh-Gilead
Jabez
Jabneel
Jabneh
Jachin and Boaz
Jacob's Well
Jagur
Jahaz
Janoah
Janum
Japhia
Japho
Jarmuth
Jattir
Javan
Jearim
Jebus
Jegar-sahadutha
Jehoshaphat (Valley of)
Jehovah-jireh
Jehovah-nissi
Jehovah-shalom
Jehovah-shammah
Jehovah-tsidkenu
Jericho
Jeruel
Jerusalem
Jeshanah
Jeshimon
Jethlah
Jezreel
Jezreel (Ditch of)
Jezreel (Fountain of)
Jezreel (Portion of)
Jezreel (Tower of)
Jezreel (Valley of)
Jokdeam
Jokmeam
Jokneam
Joktheel
Joppa
Jordan
Judah (Kingdom of)
Judah upon Jordan
Judea
Judgment hall
Judgment seat
Juttah

K

Kabzeel
Kadesh
Kanah
Karkaa
Karkor
Kartah
Kartan
Kattath
Kedemoth
Kedesh
Kedron
Kehelathah
Keilah
Kenath
Kerioth
Keziz
Kibroth-hattaavah
Kibzaim
Kidron
Kinah
Kingdom of God
King's dale
Kir
Kir-haraseth
Kirjath
Kirjathaim
Kirjath-arba
Kirjath-huzoth
Kirjath-jearim
Kirjath-sannah
Kirjath-sepher
Kir of Moab
Kishion
Kishon
Kithlish
Kitron
Koa

L

Laban
Lachish
Laish
Landmark
Laodicea
Lasaea
Lasha
Lebanon
Lebonah
Lehi
Libnah
Libya
Lo-debar
Lodge
Luhith
Luz
Lycaonia
Lycia
Lydda
Lydia
Lystra

M

Maachah
Maaleh-acrabbim
Maarath
Macedonia
Machaerus
Machpelah
Madmannah
Madmen
Madmenah
Madon
Magdala
Magog
Mahanaim
Mahaneh-dan
Makheloth
Makkedah
Maktesh
Mamre
Maon
Marah
Maralah
Mareshah
Market-place
Maroth
Mars Hill
Mashal
Masrekah
Massah
Mattanah
Meadow
Mearah
Medeba
Media
Megiddo
Me-jarkon
Mekonah
Melita
Memphis
Meonenim
Mephaath
Merathaim
Meribah
Merom
Meroz
Mesha
Mesopotamia
Metheg-ammah
Michmash
Michmethah
Middin
Midian
Migdal-Edar
Migdal-el
Migdal-gad
Migdol
Migron
Miletus
Millo
Minni
Minnith
Misgab
Mishal
Misheal
Misrephoth-maim
Mithcah
Mitylene
Mizar
Mizpah
Miz'peh
Mizraim
Moab
Moabite Stone
Moladah
Moreh (the Hill of)
Moresheth-gath
Moriah
Mosera
Moseroth
Mosul
Mount
Mount of beatitudes
Mount of corruption
Mount of the Amalekites
Mount of the Amorites
Mount of the congregation
Mount of the valley
Mozah
Myra
Mysia

N

Naamah
Naaran
Naarath
Nahallal
Nain
Naioth
Naphtali (Mount)
Naphtuhim
Nazareth
Neah
Neapolis
Neballat
Nebo
Neiel
Nekeb
Nephtoah
Netophah
Nezib
Nibshan
Nicopolis
Nile
Nimrah
Nimrim (Waters of)
Nimrud
Nineveh
No
Nob
Nobah
Nod
Noph
Nophah
North country
Northward

O

Oboth
Old gate
Olives (Mount of)
Ono
Open place
Ophel
Ophir
Ophni
Ophrah
Oracle
Oreb (The rock of)

P

Padan
Padan-aram
Palace
Palestine
Palm trees (The city of)
Pamphylia
Paphos
Paradise
Parah
Paran
Paran (Mount)
Parbar
Parched ground
Parlour
Parvaim
Pas-dammim
Passage
Patara
Pathros
Patmos
Pau
Pavement
Pavilion
Pekod
Pelusium
Pentecost
Penuel
Peor
Perazim (Mount)
Perez-uzzah
Perga
Pergamos
Persia
Pethor
Petra
Pharpar
Phenice
Phenicia
Philadelphia
Philippi
Philistia
Phoenicia
Phrygia
Phut
Pi-hahiroth
Pinnacle
Pirathon
Pisgah
Pisidia
Pison
Pithom
Plain
Plain of Mamre
Pontus
Pool
Pools of Solomon
Porch (Solomon's)
Potters field
Praetorium
Prison
Ptolemais
Pul
Puteoli
Put (Phut)

Q

Quarantania
Quarries

R

Raamah
Rabbah
Rachal
Rahab
Rakkath
Rakkon
Rama
Ramathaim-zophim
Ramath-lehi
Ramath-mizpeh
Ramath of the south
Rameses
Ramoth
Ramoth-gilead
Red Sea
Red Sea (Passage of)
Refuge (Cities of)
Rehob
Rehoboth
Remeth
Remmon-methoar
Rephaim (Valley of)
Rephidim
Resen
Rezeph
Rhegium
Rhodes
Riblah
Rimmon
Rimmon-parez
Rissah
Rithmah
River
River of Egypt
River of Gad
Rivers of Babylon
Rivers of Damascus
Rivers of Judah
Rogelim
Rumah

S

Salamis
Salcah
Salem
Salim
Salmone
Salt Sea
Salt (The city of)
Salt (Valley of)
Samaria
Samos
Samothracia
Sanctuary
Sansannah
Saphir
Sardis
Sarepta
Schools of the Prophets
Sea of glass
Sea of Jazer
Sea (The)
Seba
Secacah
Seir
Seirath
Sela
Sela-hammahlekoth
Seleucia
Senaah
Seneh
Senir
Sephar
Sepharad
Sepharvaim
Sepulchre
Shaalabbin
Shaaraim
Shalem
Shalim (Land of)
Shalisha (Land of)
Shallecheth (The gate of)
Shamir
Shapher
Sharaim
Sharon (Saron)
Shaveh-Kiriathaim
Shaveh (Valley of)
Shearing-house
Sheba
Shebarim
Shechem
Sheep-fold
Sheep-gate
Sheep-market
Shema
Shen
Shenir
Sheol
Shepham
Sheshach
Shibmah
Shihon
Shihor
Shihor-Libnath
Shilhim
Shiloah (The waters of)
Shiloh
Shimron
Shimron-meron
Shinar (The Land of)
Shittim
Shoa
Shophan
Shunem
Shur
Shushan
Sichem
Siddim (Vale of)
Sidon
Sihor
Silla
Siloah (The pool of)
Siloam (Pool of)
Siloam (Tower of)
Sin
Sinai
Sinim (The land of)
Sin (Wilderness of)
Sion
Siphmoth
Sirah
Sirion
Sitnah
Skull (The place of a)
Smyrna
Socho
Sodom
Sodoma
Solomon's Porch
South
Spain
springs
Stream of Egypt
Street
Suburbs
Succoth
Suph
Suphah
Sychar
Sychem
Syene
Synagogue
Syracuse
Syria

T

Taanach
Taanath-shiloh
Tabbath
Taberah
Tabernacle
Tabor
Tadmor
Tahapanes
Tahtim-hodshi
Tamar
Tanis
Tappuah
Tarah
Tarshish
Tarsus
Taverns (The three)
Tekoa (Tekoah)
Tel-abib
Telassar
Telem
Tel-haresha
Tel-melah
Tema
Teman
Temple
Temple (Herod's)
Temple (Solomon's)
Temple (the Second)
Tent
Testimony
Testimony (Tabernacle of)
Tharshish
Theatre
Thebez
Thessalonica
Threshold
Throne
Thyatira
Tiberias
Tiberias (Sea of)
Tidal
Timna
Timnah
Timnath
Timnath-heres
Timnath-serah
Tiphsah
Tirza
Tob (The land of)
Tochen
Togarmah
Tolad
Tombs
Tophel
Tophet
Tower of the furnaces
Towers
Trachonitis
Transfiguration (the)
Treasure cities
Treasure houses
Treasury
Tree of life
Tree of the knowledge of good and evil
Troas
Trogyllium
Tubal
Turkey
Tyre
Tyropoeon Valley

U

Ulai
Ummah
Uphaz
Ur
Uz
Uz (The land of)
Uzza
Uzzen-sherah

V

vallies
villages

W

Wailing-place (Jews')
Wall
Ward
Waterspouts
Well
Westward
Wilderness
Wood

X

There were no “X” names.

Y

Yeshebi

Z

Zaanaim
Zaanan
Zaanannim
Zair
Zalmon
Zalmonah
Zanoah
Zarephath
Zaretan
Zareth-shahar
Zarthan
Zeboim
Zebulun (Lot of)
Zedad
Zelah
Zemaraim
Zephath
Zephathah
Zered
Zereda
Zeredathah
Zererath
Ziddim
Zidon
Ziklag
Zin
Zion
Zior
Ziph
Ziphron
Ziz
Zoan
Zoar
Zobah
Zoheleth
Zophim (Field of)
Zorah
Zuph (Land of)
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