Ra'mathem ( ῾Ραμαθέμ v. r. ῾Ραθαμείν; Josephus, ῾Ραμαθά [Ant. 13:4, 9]; Vulg. Ramathan), one of the three "governments" (νομοί and τοπαρχίαι ( lt)

which were added to Judtea by king Demetrius Nicator out of the country of Samaria (1 Macc. 11:34); the others were Aphmerema and Lydda. It no doubt derived its name from a town of the name of Ramathaim, probably that renowned as the birthplace of Samuel the prophet. — Smith.

Bible concordance for RAMATH.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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