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Arumah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Arumah
Arumah (אֲרוּמָה‎, arumah). A town in Ephraim where Abimelech, son of Gideon lived (Judg 9:41).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Arumah (Place)
ARUMAH (PLACE) [Heb *ʾărûmâ (אֲרוּמָה)]. A town in Ephraim mentioned once or twice in the story of Abimelech son of Gideon (Judges 9). According to Judg 9:41, Abimelech resided briefly at Arumah. The text of Judg 9:31 is problematic. MT reads “he (scil. Zebul) sent messengers to Abimelech bĕtormāh”;
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Arumah
Arumah. City where Gideon’s son Abimelech lived after he was driven out of Shechem by its inhabitants (Jgs 9:1, 22–25, 31, 41); perhaps alternately called Rumah in 2 Kings 23:36. It has been suggested that Arumah is modern Khirbet el-‘Orma.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Arumah
Arumah ə-roo̅ʹmə [Heb. arûmâ—‘lofty’]. The town in which Abimelech the son of Jerubbaal (Gideon) dwelt when driven from Shechem (Jgs. 9:41). The ruins el-`Ormeh, 5 mi (8 km) SE of Shechem and 31/2 mi (5.5 km) E of Huwwara, may be the site, though its position is not known with certainty. In Jgs.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Arumah
ARUMAH City where Gideon’s son Abimelech lived after he was driven out of Shechem by its inhabitants (Jgs 9:1, 22–25, 31, 41); perhaps alternately called Rumah in 2 Kings 23:36.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Arumah
Arumah (uh-roo´mah), the town where Abimelech, temporary king of Shechem, resided (Judg. 9:31, 41). It was probably modern Khirbet el-Ormeh, about five miles south and slightly east of Shechem and about seven miles north and slightly east of Shiloh.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Arumah
Arumah (Heb. ʾărûmâ)A town in Ephraim where Abimelech, son of Gideon, resided (Judg 9:41), and identified with modern Khirbet el->Ormah (180172), ca. 8 km. (5 mi.) S of Shechem. It may also appear in Judg. 9:31, although the text there is problematic. The MT reads bĕṯormâ, which appears to be
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Arumah
Arumah [ə rōōˊmə] (Heb. ˒arumâ “lofty”). The town in which Abimelech the son of Jerubbaal (Gideon) stayed after having been ousted from Shechem (Judg. 9:41). Arumah was most likely located at what is now Jebel el-˓Ormeh, 8 km. (5 mi.) southeast ofShechem. Pottery sherds at the site dating to
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Arumah
Aru´mah (height), a place apparently in the neighborhood of Shechem, at which Abimelech resided. Judges 9:41.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Arumah
ARU´MAH (a-ruʹma; “height”). A place in the neighborhood of Shechem where Abimelech, the son of Gideon, dwelt (Judg. 9:41).
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Arumah
ArumahArumah (ah-ro̅o̅ʹmah), the town where Abimelech, temporary king of Shechem, resided (Judg. 9:31, 41). It was probably modern Khirbet elOrmeh, about five miles south and slightly east of Shechem and about seven miles north and slightly east of Shiloh.
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