Ramathaim-zophim (rămˌəthāˈĭm-zōˈfĭm) [key], in the Bible, birthplace of Samuel, usually called Ramah and later Ramathaim. It has been variously identified with Ramah4, with Arimathaea, and with the modern Ramallah and Ramla. The land of Zuph is connected with the name.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Ramathaim-zophim from Fact Monster:

  • Arimathaea - Arimathaea Arimathaea , in the New Testament, home of St. Joseph of Arimathea, not otherwise known. ...
  • Ramla - Ramla Ramla or Ramleh[Arab.,=sand], town (1994 pop. 57,300), central Israel, in a farming area. ...
  • Ramah - Ramah Ramah , in the Bible. 1. Town, NE ancient Palestine, allotted to Naphtali. 2. Town of Asher. ...
  • Encyclopedia: Biblical Proper Names - Encyclopeadia articles concerning Biblical Proper Names.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Biblical Proper Names

Play Hangman

Play Poptropica

Play Quizzes

Play Tic Tac Toe