Biblical Hebrew Place Names

These names appear in the Hebrew Bible. See also about biblical names.
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ARARATאֲרָרָט(Mountain)Armenian, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Near Eastern
From the name of the ancient kingdom of Urartu. This is the name of a mountain in Turkey (formerly part of Armenia).
BEIT-'ELבֵּית־אֵל(Settlement)Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of BETHEL.
BEIT-LECHEMבֵּית־לֶחֶם(Settlement)Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of BETHLEHEM.
'EDENעֵדֶן(Region)Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of EDEN.
HARELהַרְאֵל(Other)Biblical Hebrew
Means "altar, mountain of God" in Hebrew. In the Hebrew Old Testament this name is applied to the altar in the temple in Jerusalem (Ezekiel 43:15).
KARMELכַּרְמֶל(Mountain)Biblical Hebrew
Means "garden, vineyard" in Hebrew. This is the name of a mountain in Israel mentioned in the Old Testament.
MORIAHמֹרִיָה(Mountain)Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "seen by YAHWEH" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is both the place where Abraham is to sacrifice Isaac and the mountain upon which Solomon builds the temple.
NINEWEHנִינְוֶה(Settlement)Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of NINEVEH.
SHARONשָׁרוֹן(Region)Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "plain" in Hebrew, referring to the fertile plain near the coast of Israel.
TEMANתֵּימָן(Settlement)Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "right hand" or "south" in Hebrew. This is an Edomite town in the Old Testament, supposedly named for a grandson of Esau.
TERACHתָּרַח(Settlement)Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of TARAH.
YARDENיַרְדֵן(River)Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Hebrew form of JORDAN.
YERICHOיְרִיחוֹ(Settlement)Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JERICHO.
YERUSHALAYIMיְרוּשָׁלַיִם(Settlement)Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew form of JERUSALEM.
YISRA'ELיִשְׂרָאֵל(Country)Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ISRAEL.