The following maps can help you to better understand the scriptures. By knowing the geography of the lands discussed in the scriptures, you can better understand scriptural events.
Overview and Key
The outlines on the map below indicate the focus of each of the numbered maps that follow. These maps are composed of large regions as well as narrowly focused geographical areas.
- Physical Map of the Holy Land
- Israel’s Exodus from Egypt and Entry into Canaan
- The Division of the 12 Tribes
- The Empire of David and Solomon
- The Assyrian Empire
- The New Babylonian Empire and the Kingdom of Egypt
- The Persian Empire
- The Roman Empire
- The World of the Old Testament
- Canaan in Old Testament Times
- The Holy Land in New Testament Times
- Jerusalem at the Time of Jesus
- The Missionary Journeys of the Apostle Paul
- Holy Land Elevations
Following is a key to understanding the different symbols and typefaces used on the maps. In addition, individual maps may contain keys with explanations of additional symbols pertaining to that particular map.
|●||A red dot represents a city or town.|
|▲||A small black triangle represents a mountain.|
|Dead Sea||This typeface is used for geographic places such as seas, rivers, mountains, deserts, and islands.|
|Jerusalem||This typeface is used for cities and towns (and for the detailed locations on the Jerusalem city map).|
|Moab||This typeface is used for smaller political divisions such as regions, peoples, and tribes.|
|Judea||This typeface is used for larger political divisions such as empires and nations.|