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Holman Bible Dictionary

Naioth

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(nay' ahth) Place name meaning, “dwelling.” The name refers either to a building or district in the city of Ramah which housed the prophetic school Samuel led (1 Samuel 19:18-24 ). David sought refuge from Saul at Naioth. Three groups of royal messengers and finally Saul himself fell victim to prophetic frenzy when they attempted to capture David there.

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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 'Naioth'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/n/naioth.html. 1991.

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