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List of burial places of biblical figures


List of burial places of biblical figures

The following is a list of burial places attributed to Biblical personalities according to various religious and local traditions. The locations listed are not based on factual evidence, but rather locations mentioned in the text of the Bible or oral traditions of indigenous peoples. Lebanon, Israel, the Palestinian territories, Iraq, Jordan and Iran have put monuments on the grave locations in an attempt to preserve them as holy sites. Many sites have been transmitted from generation to generation and there are historical accounts from travellers which state their existence.


  • Figures mentioned in the Torah 1
  • Figures mentioned in the Nevi'im (Prophets) 2
  • Figures mentioned in the Ketuvim (Writings) 3
  • Figures mentioned in the New Testament 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6

Figures mentioned in the Torah

Figures mentioned in the Nevi'im (Prophets)

Figures mentioned in the Ketuvim (Writings)

Figures mentioned in the New Testament

See also


  1. ^ מקומות קדושים | קברי צדיקים - גליל תחתון - טבריה - שת בן אדם הראשון - SYT
  2. ^ האבות, האמהות, הבנים והנביאים
  3. ^ דן בן יעקב
  4. ^ Pilgrimage in Palestine
  5. ^
  6. ^ אלעזר בן אהרן הכהן
  7. ^ Shuayb
  8. ^ Druze Revered Sites in Palestine: Jethro's Tomb
  9. ^ נחלת אשר
  10. ^ Otniel ben Knaz
  11. ^ - המשך ענין לבנון
  12. ^ מקומות קדושים | קברי צדיקים - הגליל העליון ואצבע הגליל - גבול לבנון - ברק בן אבינעם - SYT
  13. ^ שמשון הגיבור
  14. ^ אלקנה
  15. ^ מקומות קדושים | קברי צדיקים - ירושלים - צפון ירושלים - שמואל הנביא - SYT
  16. ^ Tomb of Avner ben Ner (Abner) in Hebron
  17. ^ Freedman, Warren. (1984) World Guide for the Jewish Traveler. NY: E.P. Dutton Inc
  18. ^ עידו הנביא
  19. ^ יהושפט
  20. ^ חולדה הנביאה
  21. ^ מקומות קדושים | קברי צדיקים - ירושלים - העיר העתיקה - מערת צדקיהו - SYT
  22. ^ Passover pilgrimage to Ezekiel's tomb in Iraq
  23. ^
  24. ^ הושע הנביא
  25. ^ מיכה הנביא
  26. ^ Renovation- Al Qush Synagogue and the Tomb of Nahum.
  27. ^ חבקוק הנביא
  28. ^ Hukkok
  29. ^ آلبوم عکسهای تویسرکان
  30. ^ המשך ענין לבנון
  31. ^ חגי הנביא
  32. ^ Caiaphas’ Family Tomb Found, Chicago Tribune, August 14, 1992,
  33. ^ The Tomb of Caiaphas’ Unearthed?, The New York Times, August 16, 1992, Author Michael Specter
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