Biblical Greek Place Names

These names appear in the Greek Bible. See also about biblical names.
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ABILENE Ἀβιληνή (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 Βαβυλών (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 Βηθανία (Settlement) Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of BETHANY used in the Greek and Latin New Testament.
BETHLEEM Βηθλεέμ (Settlement) Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of BETHLEHEM used in the Greek and Latin Bibles.
DAMASKOS Δαμασκός (Settlement) Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of DAMASCUS.
GETHSEMANI Γεθσημανί (Region) Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of GETHSEMANE used in the Greek and Latin Bibles.
HARIMATHAIA Ἁριμαθαία (Settlement) Biblical Greek
Greek form of ARIMATHEA.
HIEROUSALEM Ἱερουσαλήμ (Settlement) Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of JERUSALEM.
IORDANES Ἰορδάνης (River) Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Greek and Latin form of JORDAN.
ISRAEL Ἰσραήλ (Country) English, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Biblical, Biblical Greek
From the name of the Old Testament hero Jacob, who was also called ISRAEL. This was the name of an ancient kingdom that existed until the 8th century BC. The modern country of Israel is named for it.
NAZARET Ναζαρέτ (Settlement) Spanish, Italian, German, Greek, Armenian, Croatian, Serbian, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Form of NAZARETH in various languages.
NINEUE Νινευή (Settlement) Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of NINEVEH.
PHILADELPHEIA Φιλαδέλφεια (Settlement) Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of PHILADELPHIA.
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