Places of the Tanakh (L-O)

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לְבוֹנָה
Lebonah (Levona) – City near Shilah on the north side of Beth-el/Bet-el (Judges 21:19)

לֹּא דְבָר
Lo-debar (Lo-devar) – City that was home to Machir-a loyalist of David’s (II Samuel 17:27)

לוּז
Luz – Canaanite city that was renamed Beth-el/Bet-el (Genesis 28:19)

מַעֲלֵה עַקְרַבִּים
Maaleh-akrabbim (Ma’ale-‘aqrabbim) – Pass between the Dead Sea and Zin, border between the Philistines and the Tribe of Dan (Joshua 15:3)

מַחֲנַיִם
Mahanaim (Mahanayim) – Place where Jacob encountered angels; City of Refuge of the Tribe of Gad (Genesis 32:3; Joshua 21:36)

מַמְרֵא
Mamre – Place near Hebron which Abraham built and altar (Genesis 13:18)

מֵידְבָא
Medeba (Medeva) – City of the Tribe of Reuben (Joshua 13:16)

מֵרוֹז
Meroz – City of the Galilee that was cursed by the angel of G-d for refusing to fight with Barak against Sisera (Judges 5:23)

מֶתֶג הָאַמָּה
Metheg-ammah (Meteg-amma) – Philistine city (also known as Gath) conquered by David (II Samuel 8:1) (modern-day Tell esSafieh)

מִכְמָס
Mikhmash (Mihmas) – City of the Tribe of Benjamin; Place where Saul fought the Philistines (Ezra 2:27; I Samuel 13:23)

מִּצְפָּה
Mizpah (Mizpa) – Place where Laban and Jacob agreed to a treaty (Genesis 31:49)

מִצְפֵּה
Mizpeh (Mizpe) – Town of Moab where David received refuge for his parents while he was persecuted by Saul (I Samuel 22:3)

הַר-עֶפְרוֹן
Mount Ephron (Mount ‘Efron) – Landmark on the northern border of the area of the Tribe of Judah (Joshua 15:9)

נַעֲרָן
Naaran (Na’aran) – City of the Tribe of Joseph/Ephraim (I Chronicles 7:28)

נֹבֶה
Nob (Nov) – Levitical city where David was given food by the priests; City where the Edomites killed the Kohanim during the time Saul was pursuing David (I Samuel 22:9; I Samuel 22:19)

נֹף
Noph (Nof) – Hebrew name for the Egyptian city of Memphis (Isaiah 19:13)

אוֹנוֹ
Ono – City of the Tribe of Benjamin (I Chronicles 8:12)

אוֹפִירָה
Ophir (Ofir) – Port city where Solomon received cargo (I Kings 9:28)

עָפְנִי
Ophni (Ofni) – City of the Tribe of Benjamin (modern-day Jifna/Jufna) (Joshua 18:24)