Ramah
    Footnotes

    Ramah

    Height. (1) A town, about the site of which there has been much dispute, in Benjamin, on the border of Ephraim (Josh. 18:25; Judg. 4:5; 19:13); the home of Samuel (1 Sam. 1:19; 2:11; 7:17; 8:4; 15:34; 16:13; 19:18–23; 20:1; 22:6; 25:1; 28:3). Being on the frontier and on the road to Jerusalem, it was the scene of several conflicts between Israel and Judah (1 Kgs. 15:17, 21–22; 2 Chr. 16:1, 5–6). At the time of the captivity the exiles were collected here before removal to Babylon (Jer. 31:15; 40:1; Matt. 2:18; see Rachel; see also Ezra 2:26; Neh. 7:30; 11:33; Isa. 10:29; Hosea 5:8).

    (2) Josh. 19:36.

    (3) Josh. 19:29.

    (4) Ramoth-gilead (2 Kgs. 8:29; 2 Chr. 22:6).