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Holman Bible Dictionary

Bamah

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(bay' mah) Hebrew noun meaning, “back, high place.” Word is used frequently to describe places of worship, usually false worship of Yahweh containing Canaanite elements. See High Place . In Ezekiel 20:29 a particular place is named Bamah in a wordplay ridiculing high places. If a location was intended for Bamah, it can no longer be found.

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Bamah'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/b/bamah.html. 1991.

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