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People's Dictionary of the Bible

Ramoth

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Ramoth (râ'moth), heights, and Ramoth Gilead. 1. A city in Gilead, within the limits of the tribe of Gad, Joshua 21:38; called also Ramah and Ramoth-Gilead. 2 Kings 8:28-29; 1 Kings 4:13; 1 Kings 22:1-37; 2 Chronicles 18:1-34; 2 Chronicles 22:5-6. It was one of the cities of refuge. Deuteronomy 4:43; Joshua 20:8; 1 Chronicles 6:80. During the reigns of the later kings of Israel, Ramoth was the occasion of several wars between them and the kings of Syria. 1 Kings 22:3; 2 Kings 8:28. It may be identical with es-Salt, but more probably with Gerash.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Ramoth'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/rpd/r/ramoth.html. 1893.

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