Kirama (Place)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ramah of Benjamin
Ramah of Benjamin (רָמָה בִנְיָמִין‎, ramah vinyamin). A city in the heartland of the land of Benjamin, near the main route eastward to the Jordan Rift Valley; the home of the prophet Samuel. Other cities named “Ramah” were located in the Negev and in the territories of Naphtali and Asher.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ramah (ray´muh; Heb., “height”).1 Ramah of Benjamin, which is identified with modern er-Ram, about five miles north of Jerusalem and west of Geba and Michmash on the border of Israel and Judah. It is unexcavated, but surface exploration indicates occupation beginning about the twelfth century bce. The
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
KIRAMA<ki-r’-ma>, <kir’-a-ma> ([Κιραμά, Kirama]; the King James Version, Cirama): The people of Kirama returned with Zerubbabel from Babylon (1 Esdras 5:20); the “ Ramah” of Ezra 2:26 (which see).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Kirama kuh-ray’muh (Κιραμας). Apoc. form of Ramah #3 (1 Esd. 5:20; KJV, “Cirama”).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
KIRAMA, ki-rāʹma, kirʹa-ma (Κιραμά, Kiramá; AV Cirama): The people of K. returned with Zerubbabel from Babylon (1 Esd 5:20); the “Ramah” of Ezr 2:26 (q.v.).
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