Places in the Bible Today:

Hazeroth

Data

Translated NameHazeroth
Typesettlement
Geo Data KML (for Google Earth)
GeoJSON (for GIS applications)

2 Possible Identifications

  1. Ain el Khadra (modern): 50% confidence
    1. cliff at Ain el KhadraAin el Khadra

  2. along Wadi al Aghaydira (modern): less than 10% confidence
    1. satellite view of the region around Wadi al Aghaydiraalong Wadi al Aghaydira

Verses (6)

  1. Num 11:35, 12:1, 12:16, 33:17, 33:18
  2. Deut 1:1

Linked Data Identifiers

SourceIdentifier
Biblemapper.com494
Logos FactbookHazeroth
OpenBible.info (2007)Hazeroth
OpenBible.infoa1b6474 (Hazeroth)
TIPNRHazeroth@Num.11.35
UBS Names Databaseot ID_1135
WikidataQ3381072

Sources

  1. Aharoni, Land of the Bible (1979): page 436
  2. Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary (1992): Hazeroth (place)
  3. Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land (1990): Hazeroth
  4. Baly, Atlas of the Biblical World (1971): Hazeroth
  5. Carta Bible Atlas, 5th Edition (2011)
  6. Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible (2000): Hazeroth
  7. ESV Bible Atlas (2010)
  8. Grollenberg, Atlas of the Bible (1957): Hazeroth
  9. Hammond Atlas of the Bible Lands (2007): Hazeroth
  10. Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2003)
  11. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1979): Hazeroth
  12. IVP Old Testament Bible Background Commentary (2000): Num 11:35
  13. Nelson’s Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2014): Hazeroth
  14. New Bible Dictionary (1996): Hazeroth
  15. Tyndale Bible Dictionary (2001): Hazeroth
  16. Tübingen Bible Atlas (2001): Haserot
  17. Wenham, Numbers (1981): 33:16-36
  18. Westminster Historical Atlas to the Bible (1956): Hazeroth
  19. Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia (1975): Hazeroth
  20. Zondervan Atlas of the Bible (2010)
  21. Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible (2010)
  22. Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary (2009): Num 33:1-56 Cycle 2
  23. Zondervan Pictorial Bible Atlas (1972): page 67

Confidence Trends over Time

This chart indicates how confidence in the identifications is changing over time. Each dot (conneceted by a dotted line) reflects the confidence of an identification over the preceding ten years (e.g., the 2009 dot reflects scholarship from 2000 to 2009), and the corresponding solid line reflects a best-fit line for the identification. Confidences that cluster near or below 0% indicate low confidence. Because of the small dataset, it's best to use this chart for general trends; if one identification is trending much higher than the others (in this case, Ain el Khadra), then you can probably have higher confidence in the identification. This chart only reflects the sources I consulted (listed above), not an exhaustive review of the literature.

Thumbnail Image Credits

E.3, Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data 2019

About

This page attempts to identify all the possible locations where this biblical place could be. The confidence levels add up to less than 100%, indicating that the modern location is uncertain. It's best to think about the confidences in relative rather than absolute terms. Often they reflect different schools of thought, each confident in their identifications.