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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Ramoth Gilead

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Fortified city on the east of the Jordan and south of the Jabbok, in the tribe of Gad. It was one of Solomon's strongholds, but it afterwards fell into the hands of the Syrians. Ahab lost his life in trying to recover it. Joram was successful in taking it, but was wounded by the Syrians. We do not read of it later. 1 Kings 4:13; 1 Kings 22:4-29; 2 Kings 8:28; 2 Kings 9:1-14; 2 Chronicles 18:2-28; 2 Chronicles 22:5 . See RAMAH No. 5 and MIZPAH No. 1. It is called RAMOTH IN GILEAD, a Levitical city and a city of refuge. Deuteronomy 4:43; Joshua 20:8; Joshua 21:38; 1 Kings 22:3; 1 Chronicles 6:80 . Identified by some with es Salt, 32 16' N, 35 49' E .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Ramoth Gilead'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/r/ramoth-gilead.html. 1897.

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