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Elath (Hebrew: אֵילַת, Modern ʼÊlạṯ Tiberian Elat; Latin: Aila) is an ancient city in the Hebrew Bible on the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba. It was in the same vicinity as Eloth and Eziongeber.

  • Historically, the city of Aqaba, Jordan has been associated with the ancient site.
  • The modern city of Eilat, Israel is adjacent to Aqaba, the ancient Elath, and named after it.

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  • Some or all of this article is forked from Wikipedia. The original article was at Elath. The list of authors can be seen in the page history.
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