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Arimathea (Αριμαθαία, Arimathaia). A city of the Jews that was the hometown of Joseph, who provided a tomb for Jesus’ body (Matt 27:57; Mark 15:43; Luke 23:51; John 19:38). Eusebius and Jerome identify Arimathea as Ramathaim-Zophim (Ramah of Benjamin), the birthplace and burial place of Samuel (1 Sam
Mizpah (מִצְפָּה, mitspah). A town in Benjamin that was a common gathering site for the Israelites. Also called Mizpeh (מִצְפֵּה, mitspeh).
Ramathaim-Zophim (מִצְפָּה, mitspah). A village in the territory of Benjamin, the hometown of Samuel’s father Elkanah (1 Sam 1:1). Usually identified with Ramah of Benjamin.The name Ramathaim-Zophim appears to mean “Ramathaim of the Zuphites”; Zuph was one of Elkanah’s ancestors and the region of Zuph