heights. A Levitical city in the tribe of Issachar (1 Sam. 30:27; 1 Chr. 6:73), the same as Jarmuth (Josh. 21:29) and Remeth (q.v.), 19:21.
His chariot-steeds were royal steeds, and were fresh; those of Jehu were spent with the long, fierce drive from ramoth.
The chiefs were sitting together at ramoth when the messenger of Elisha entered.
In the expedition against ramoth Gilead when Ahab was slain, he too very nearly lost his life.
The two kings thereupon invested ramoth, and Ben-hadad hastened to the defence of his fortress.
So he came to the king: and the king said to him: Micheas, shall we go to ramoth Galaad to fight, or forbear?
Both kings encamped at ramoth Gilead, in order to maintain the city against Hazael.
Of its origin nothing is known; it has been suggested that it represents the biblical ramoth Gilead.
But ramoth in Gilead, belonging to the northern kingdom, remained in the hands of the Syrians.
Achab believing his false prophets, rather than Micheas, is slain in ramoth Galaad.
So he came to the king, and the king said to him: Micheas, shall we go to ramoth Galaad to battle, or shall we forbear?