Biblical Greek Place Names

These names appear in the Greek Bible. See also about biblical names.
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ABILENE Αβιληνη (Region) Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Probably from Hebrew אָבֵל ('avel) meaning "meadow, grassy place". This is the name of a place briefly mentioned in the New Testament.
BABYLON Βαβυλων (Settlement) English, German, Dutch, Biblical, Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of Akkadian 𒆍𒀭𒊏𒆠 (Babili), which appears to mean "gateway of God", from Akkadian 𒆍 (babu) meaning "gate" and 𒀭 (ilu) meaning "God", though it may in fact derive from a non-Semitic language. This was the name of a major city in ancient Mesopotamia, the capital of the Babylonian Empire. It was located in present-day Iraq.
BETHANIA Βηθανια (Settlement) Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of BETHANY used in the Greek and Latin New Testament.
BETHLEEM Βηθλεεμ (Settlement) Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of BETHLEHEM used in the Greek and Latin Bibles.
GETHSEMANI Γεθσημανι (Region) Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of GETHSEMANE used in the Greek and Latin Bibles.
HIEROUSALEM ‘Ιερουσαλημ (Settlement) Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of JERUSALEM.
IORDANES Ιορδανης (River) Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Greek and Latin form of JORDAN.
NAZARET Ναζαρετ (Settlement) Spanish, Italian, German, Greek, Armenian, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Spanish, Italian, German, Armenian and Greek form of NAZARETH.
NINEUE Νινευη (Settlement) Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of NINEVEH.
PHILADELPHIEA Φιλαδελφεια (Settlement) Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of PHILADELPHIA.