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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Naioth

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("dwellings".) So the Hebrew margin or Qeri ; but the kethib or text has Nevaioth. "At" or "near" (not "in" as KJV) Ramah. The dwellings of a college of prophets, under Samuel (1 Samuel 19:18-23; 1 Samuel 20:1). Thither David fled from Saul, and probably assumed their garb to escape discovery. Now probably Beit Haninah at the head of the wady Haninah; immediately to the E. of neby Samwil, the ancient Ramah of Samuel.

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Naioth'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/fbd/n/naioth.html. 1949.

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the Week of Proper 16 / Ordinary 21
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