Old Testament Sites in Turkey

Aram-naharaim

Gen 24:10

Ararat (Agri Dagi)

Gen 8:4; Tob 1:21

Ararat (Urartu, Van)

2 Kgs 19:37; Isa 37:38; Jer 51:27

Armenia (Ararat)

Isa 37:38 (LXX)

Ashkenaz (Armenia)

Jer 51:27

Caphtor (Cappadocia?)

Jer 47:4; Amos 9:7 (LXX; Vul.)

Charchemish

2 Chr 35:20; Isa 10:9; Jer 46:2–12

Caria, Carites?

1 Mac 15:23; 2 Kgs 11:4, 19

Cilicia

1 Mac 11:14; Judith 1:12; 2:21, 25

Cnidus

1 Mac 15:23

Eden?

Gen 2:8, 10, 15; 3:23–24; 4:16; 2 Kgs 19:12; Isa 51:3; Ezek 27:23; 28:13; 36:35; Joel 2:3

Euphrates River (Firat Nehri)

Gen 2:14; 15:18; Ex 23:31; Dt 1:7; 11:24; Josh 1:4; 2 Sam 8:3; 2 Kgs 24:7; 1 Chr 5:9; 18:3; 2 Chr 35:12, 20; Jer 13:4–7; 26:2, 6, 10; 28:63; Jud 1:6, 2:24; 1 Mac 3:32, 37; Sir 24:26; 1 Es 1:23, 25

Gozan

2 Kgs 17:6; 18:11; 19:12; 1 Chr 5:26; Isa 37:12

Habor River (Gumus Cay)

2 Kgs 17:6; 18:11; 1 Chr 5:26

Halicarnassus

1 Mac 15:23

Haran

Gen 11:31–32; 12:4–5; 27:43; 28:10; 29:4; 2 Kgs 19:12; Isa 37:12; Ezek 27:23

Helech (Cilicia)

Ezek 27:11

Kue (Cilicia)

1 Kgs 10:28; 2 Chr 1:16

Lud (Lydia)

Isa 66:19; Ezek 27:10?; Jud 1:23

Lycia

1 Mac 15:23

Lydia

Ezek 30:5

Magnesia on the Meander

Dan 11:18 (implied battle on “coastlands”)

Magog

Ezek 38:2

Mallus

2 Macc 4:30

Meshech

Ps 120:5; Ezek 27:13; 32:26; 38:2, 3; 39:1

Miletos

Ezek 27:18 (LXX)

Minni (Armenia)

Jer 51:27

Myndus

1 Mac 15:23

Nahor

Gen 24:10

Paddan-aram

Gen 25:20; 28:2–7; 31:18; 33:18; 35;9; 35:26; 46:15; 48:7

Pamphylia

1 Mac 15:23

Phaselis

1 Mac 15:23

Phrygia

2 Mac 5:22

Sampsames (Samsun)

1 Mac 15:23

Side

1 Mac 15:23

Sepharad (Sardis)

Ob 20

Syria

Judith 1:12

Tarsus

2 Macc 4:30

Tarshish (Tarsus)

Isa 66:19; Jon 1:3; 4:2

Thrace

2 Macc 12:35

Tigris River (Dicle Nehri)

Gen 2:14; Dan 10:4; Tob 6:1; Jud 1:6; Eccles 24:25

Togarmah (Gurun)

Ezek 27:14

Tubal

Isa 66:19: Ezek 27:13; 32:26; 38:2, 3; 39:1

Ur (Sanliurfa)

Gen 11:28, 31; 15:7; Neh. 9:7