corner graphic   Hi,    
ver. 2.0.20.02.28
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to classic.studylight.org/

Bible Encyclopedias

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Raama

Resource Toolbox
Additional Links

rā´a - ma ( רעמא , ra‛mā' ): Thus spelled only in 1 Chronicles 1:9 ; elsewhere "Raamah" (רעמה , ra‛māh ). A son of Cush and father of Sheba and Dedan (Genesis 10:7 = 1 Chronicles 1:9 ). In Ezekiel's lament over Tyre (Ezekiel 27:22 ) the tribe of Raamah is mentioned along with Sheba as a mercantile people who provided the inhabitants of Tyre with spices, precious stones and gold. It has generally been identified with Regina, mentioned by Ptolemy and Steph. Byzantr. as a city in Southeastern Arabia on the shores of the Persian Gulf. The Septuagint (Ῥεγμά , Rhegmá ) itself supposes this site. But the Arabic name of the city here indicated is spelled with a g and so gives rise to a phonological difficulty. A more probable identification has been found in the Sabean ra‛māh in Southwestern Arabia near Me‛ı̄n in the north of Marib. Me‛ı̄n was the capital of the old Minaean kingdom.


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain and were generously provided by the folks at WordSearch Software.

Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Raama'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/isb/r/raama.html. 1915.

Lectionary Calendar
Friday, February 28th, 2020
the Last Week after Epiphany
There are 44 days til Easter!
ADVERTISEMENT
Search for…
Enter query in the box:
 or 
Choose a letter to browse:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  Z 

 
Prev Entry
Quotations, New Testament
Next Entry
Raamiah
ADVERTISEMENT
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology