Biblical Submitted Place Names

These names occur in the English Bible. See also about biblical names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AKELDAMA (Region) Biblical, Ancient Aramaic
"Field of blood"
ARIMATHEA (Settlement) Biblical
From Arimathaea, the Latinized form of Greek Ἁριμαθαία (Harimathaia), probably of Aramaic or Hebrew origin; it may be connected to רָמָתַיִם (Ramathayim), a biblical place name also recorded as Aramathaim, derived from Hebrew רָמָה (ramah) "height"... [more]
AVEN (Settlement) Biblical
A Biblical place name meaning "vanity", "nothingness", "iniquity" and "sorrow".... [more]
GALILEE (Region) Biblical
A place in the Holy Bible.
GOSHEN (Region) Biblical
Biblical place name.
SILOAM (Body of Water) Biblical
Hellenized form of Hebrew שִׁלֻּחָה (Shiloach), derived from שילח (shileach) "to send out" and interpreted as meaning "a sending out, gushing forth (of water)". According to the Gospel of John in the New Testament, the Pool of Siloam was a spring in the southeast corner of Jerusalem where Jesus sent the "man born blind" to wash and receive sight... [more]