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BAMAH (only Ezekiel 20:29 ) is the ordinary word for ‘high place,’ but is here retained in its Hebrew form as the word ‘manna’ in the parallel case Exodus 16:15 , on account of the word-play: ‘What ( mah ) is the ba-mah to which ye go ( bâ )?’ See, further, High Place.

A. R. S. Kennedy.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Bamah'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. 1909.

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