Biblical Hebrew Submitted Place Names

These names appear in the Hebrew Bible. See also about biblical names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Be'er Sheva בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew, Jewish Legend
The Hebrew source of Beersheba, meaning ‘the well of the oath’.
Heshmon חֶשְׁמוֹן (Settlement) Biblical Hebrew
City south of Judah, recorded in Joshua 15:27. Literal meaning, "fatness." Contextual meaning, "abundant blessing."
Magadan מגדן (Settlement) Biblical Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew מגדל (Migdal) meaning "tower"; ultimately from Aramaic מגדלא (Magdala) "elegant, great" or "tower". The King James' Version of the Bible provide the name Magdala, while some Greek manuscripts and the Revised Version provide the name "Magadan"... [more]
Snir שניר (River) Biblical Hebrew
It's a river in the Bible, near the Hermon Mount. Sometimes the Hermon itself is called "Snir".
Tiberias (Body of Water) Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
A lake in Palestine.Also a sea in Biblical.