Overview

Ramah


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Several elevated sites have this name in the OT: 1. A place 8 km. (5 miles) north of Jerusalem where Deborah was a judge (Judg. 4: 5) and which later was destroyed by Asa of Judah (1 Kgs. 15: 22). It was on the Assyrians' route towards Jerusalem (Isa. 10: 29).2. The early home of Samuel (1 Sam. 1: 19; 7: 17), in Ephraim. Saul visited Samuel there (1 Sam. 9: 6) and David was given safe lodging there (1 Sam. 19: 18).

1. A place 8 km. (5 miles) north of Jerusalem where Deborah was a judge (Judg. 4: 5) and which later was destroyed by Asa of Judah (1 Kgs. 15: 22). It was on the Assyrians' route towards Jerusalem (Isa. 10: 29).

2. The early home of Samuel (1 Sam. 1: 19; 7: 17), in Ephraim. Saul visited Samuel there (1 Sam. 9: 6) and David was given safe lodging there (1 Sam. 19: 18).

Subjects: Biblical Studies.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.