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Raamah (son of Cush)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Raamah, Son of Cush
Raamah, Son of Cush (רַעְמָה‎, ra'mah). A descendant of Ham (Gen 10:7; 1 Chr 1:9); the village of Raamah (Ezek 27:22) was named after him.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Raamah (Person)
RAAMAH (PERSON) [Heb raʿmâ (רַעְמָה‎); raʿmāʾ (רַעְמָא)]. A son of Cush and father of Dedan and Sheba (Gen 10:7; 1 Chr 1:9) whose name occurs in the so-called “Table of Nations” (Genesis 10) as a tribal rather than personal name (Westermann 1984: 510–11). Raamah is also named along with Sheba as a commercial
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Raamah, Raama
Raamah, Raama. One of Cush’s five sons and a descendant of Noah through Ham’s line. He was the father of Sheba and Dedan (Gn 10:7; 1 Chr 1:9, Raama). Ezekiel 27:22 mentions the people of Sheba and Raamah trading spices and precious stones with the merchants of Tyre. Raamah’s name was later given to a
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Raama
Raama rāʹə-mə [Heb. raʿmāʾ] (1 Ch. 1:9); AV RAAMAH; RAAMAH [Heb. raʿmâ] (Gen. 10:7; 1 Ch. 1:9; Ezk. 27:22); NEB also RAAMA. Son of Cush and father of Sheba and Dedan (Gen. 10:7; 1 Ch. 1:9). In Ezk. 27:22 Raamah is mentioned along with Sheba as a tribe or country whose merchants brought spices, precious
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Raama, Raamah
RAAMA*, RAAMAH One of Cush’s five sons and a descendant of Ham’s line. He was the father of Sheba and Dedan (Gn 10:7; 1 Chr 1:9). Ezekiel 27:22 mentions the people of Sheba and Raamah trading spices and precious stones with the merchants of Tyre. Raamah’s name was later given to a town perhaps identifiable
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Raamah
RAAMAH1. The fourth son of Cush, eldest son of Ham, and father of Sheba and Dedan (Gen 10:17; 1 Chr 1:9).2. A tribe associated with Sheba Ezk 27:22), believed by some to be Regma, a city in SE Arabia (following LXX). More likely the identification is with the Rhammanites in SW Arabia (Strabo xvi. 4:24),
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Raamah
RAAMAH (Heb. ra’mâ, ra‘mā, ‘trembling’). A ‘son’ of Cush (Gn. 10:7; 1 Ch. 1:9). The tribe of Raamah has not been identified, but inscriptions found in Sheba suggest a location N of Marib in Yemen. With Sheba, Raamah sold spices, precious stones and gold to Tyre (Ezk. 27:22).A. R. Millard.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Raama, Raamah
Raama (Heb. Raʿmāʾ), Raamah (Raʿmâ)A son of Cush (Gen. 10:7; 1 Chr. 1:9); eponymous ancestor of Sheba and Dedan, Arabian peoples and territories. Located in southwestern Arabia (possibly modern Naǵrān), Raamah was a place rich in spices, gems, and gold, and thus a trading partner with Tyre (Ezek.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Raama, Raamah
RAAMA [rāˊə mə] (Heb. ra˓mā˒), RAAMAH (ra˓mâ). A son of Cush (Gen. 10:7; 1 Chr. 1:9). The descendants of Raamah are associated with those of Sheba, another son of Cush, and lived somewhere in southwestern Arabia in a place rich in spices, gems, and gold (Ezek. 27:22). The city or region of Raamah
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Raamah
RAAMAH The son of Cush in the line of Ham and the father of Dedan and Sheba (Gen 10:7; 1 Chr 1:9). Raamah was later known as a small nation of traders in connection with Sheba (Ezek 27:22).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Raamah
Ra´amah (horse’s mane), a son of Cush and father of the Cushite Sheba and Dedan. Gen. 10:7. (b.c. after 2513.) The tribe of Raamah became afterward renowned as traders. Ezek. 27:22. They were settled on the Persian Gulf.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Raamah
RA´AMAH (raʹa-ma). The fourth named son (descendant) of Cush and grandson of Ham (Gen. 10:7; 1 Chron. 1:9). The tribe of Raamah afterward became renowned as traders (Ezek. 27:22). Raamah occurs in the inscriptions of Sheba as a place in SW Arabia near Mā˓ı̂n, referred to as Regma in the LXX and the
See also
Relatives
Cush Father
Nimrod Brother
Havilah Brother
Seba Brother
Sabtah Brother
Sabteca Brother
Sheba Son
Dedan Son
Ham Grandfather
Canaan Uncle
Heth Cousin
Put Uncle
Sidon Cousin