2017-07-29T21:07:23+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Shiloh (biblical city), Gezer, Beit She'an, Beit Shemesh, Arwad, Ofra, Susa, Tahpanhes, Yavne, Beit El, Ashkelon, Tekoa, Gush Etzion, Bozrah, Kabzeel, Yalo, Yibna, Tuqu', Tell es-Sultan, Bethlehem of Galilee flashcards
Hebrew Bible cities

Hebrew Bible cities

  • Shiloh (biblical city)
    Shiloh (Heb: שִׁלוֹ ,שִׁילֹה ,שִׁלֹה, and שִׁילוֹ variably) was an ancient city in Samaria mentioned in the Hebrew Bible.
  • Gezer
    Gezer, or Tel Gezer (Hebrew: גֶּזֶר)(also Tell el-Jezer) is an archaeological site was a in the foothills of the Judaean Mountains at the border of the Shfela region roughly midway between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
  • Beit She'an
    (Hebrew: בֵּית שְׁאָן Beth Šəān; Arabic: بيسان‎‎, , Beisan or Bisan) is a city in the North District of Israel which has played historically an important role due to its geographical location, at the junction of the Jordan River Valley and the Jezreel Valley.
  • Beit Shemesh
    Beit Shemesh (Hebrew: בֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ,; Arabic: بيت شيمش‎‎; Latin: Bethsames, Beth Shamesh or Bethshamesh and most often Beth-Shemesh in English translations of the Hebrew Bible) is a city located approximately 30 kilometres (19 mi) west of Jerusalem in Israel's Jerusalem District, with a population of 103,922 in 2015.
  • Arwad
    Arwad (Arabic: أرواد‎‎) – formerly known as Arados (Greek: Ἄραδος), Arvad, Arpad, Arphad, and Antiochia in Pieria (Greek: Ἀντιόχεια τῆς Πιερίας), also called Ruad Island – located in the Mediterranean Sea, is the only inhabited island in Syria.
  • Ofra
    Ofra (Hebrew: עֹפְרָה) is an Israeli settlement located in the northern West Bank.
  • Susa
    Susa (/ˈsuːsə/; Persian: شوش‎‎ Shush; [ʃuʃ]; Hebrew: שׁוּשָׁן Shushān; Greek: Σοῦσα [ˈsuːsa]; Syriac: ܫܘܫ‎ Shush; Old Persian Çūšā) was an ancient city of the Proto-Elamite, Elamite, First Persian Empire, Seleucid, and Parthian empires of Iran, and one of the most important cities of the Ancient Near East.
  • Tahpanhes
    Tahpanhes (also transliterated Tahapanes or Tehaphnehes; known by the Ancient Greeks as the (Pelusian) Daphnae (Ancient Greek: Δάφναι αἱ Πηλούσιαι), now Tell Defenneh) was a city in Ancient Egypt.
  • Yavne
    Yavne (Hebrew: יַבְנֶה), in historical context also Jabneh or Jamnia, is a city in the Central District of Israel.
  • Beit El
    Beit El (Hebrew: בֵּית אֵל) is an Israeli settlement and local council located in the Binyamin Region of the West Bank.
  • Ashkelon
    Ashkelon (/æʃkɛloʊn/ also spelled Ashqelon and Ascalon; Hebrew: [aʃkelon]; Arabic: عسقلان‎‎ ʿAsqalān) is a coastal city in the Southern District of Israel on the Mediterranean coast, 50 kilometres (31 mi) south of Tel Aviv, and 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) north of the border with the Gaza Strip.
  • Tekoa, Gush Etzion
    (For other places with similar names, see Tekoa.) Tekoa (Hebrew: תְּקוֹעַ) is a communal Israeli settlement in the West Bank.
  • Bozrah
    Botsra, Botzrah, Bozrah (Arabic: بصرة‎‎,Hebrew: בצרה‎‎) is an ancient biblical city in southern modern-day Jordan, adjacent to the modern town of Bouseira (alternatively Buseirah or Busheira.) It is located in the mountains of Jordan 20 km to the south of Tafilah (between Tafilah (Tophel) and Shoubak and closer to the latter.)
  • Kabzeel
    Kabzeel (Hebrew: קַבְצְאֵל, Trans: Qabtsĕ'el, "God gathers") is a Hebrew Bible place name.
  • Yalo
    Yalo (Arabic: يالو‎‎, also transliterated Yalu) was a Palestinian Arab village located 13 kilometres southeast of Ramla.
  • Yibna
    Yibna' (Arabic: يبنى‎‎; Jabneel in Biblical times; Iamnia, Jamnia, or Yavne in Roman times; Ibelin to the Crusaders), was a Palestinian village with a population of 5,420 in 1948, located 15 kilometers southwest of Ramla.
  • Tuqu'
    Tuquʿ (Arabic: تقوع‎‎, also spelled Teqoa) is a Palestinian town in the Bethlehem Governorate, located 12 km southeast of Bethlehem in the West Bank.
  • Tell es-Sultan
    The first permanent settlement on the site developed between 10,000 and 9000 BCE.
  • Bethlehem of Galilee
    Bethlehem of Galilee (Hebrew: בֵּית לֶחֶם הַגְּלִילִית, Beit Lehem HaGlilit; lit. "the Galilean Bethlehem") is a moshav in northern Israel.