Sentence Examples with the word Ramah

Baasha succeeded in fortifying Ramah (er-Ram), 5 m.

Galilee was invaded and Baasha was forced to return; the building material which he had collected at Ramah being used by Asa to fortify Geba, and Mizpah to the immediate north of Jerusalem.

That he was an Ephrathite and lived at Ramah may only be due to the incorporation of one cycle of specifically local tradition; the name of his grandfather Jeroham (or Jerahmeel, so Septuagint) suggests a southern origin, and one may compare the relation between Saul and the Kenites (I Sam.

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However, Baasha at length seized Ramah about five miles north of Jerusalem, and the very existence of Judah was threatened.