Biblical Hebrew Place Names

These names appear in the Hebrew Bible. See also about biblical names.
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ARARAT   אֲרָרָט   (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).
'EDEN   עֵדֶן   (Region)   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of EDEN.
KARMEL   כַּרְמֶל   (Mountain)   Biblical Hebrew
Means "garden, vineyard" in Hebrew. This is the name of a mountain in Israel mentioned in the Old Testament.
SHARON   שָׁרוֹן   (Region)   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "plain" in Hebrew, referring to the fertile plain near the coast of Israel.
TEMAN   תֵּימָן   (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.
TERACH   תָּרַח   (Settlement)   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of TARAH.
YARDEN   יַרְדֵן   (River)   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JORDAN.
YISRA'EL   יִשְׂרָאֵל   (Country)   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ISRAEL.
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