Ramoth-gilead means in the bible: Heights of Gilead. The city of refuge and, under Solomon, the seat of the governor for a province. The most significant Israelite city east Jordan. It is identified by the modern Es Salt. See 1 Kgs. 4:13; 22; 2 Kgs. 8:28; 9:1, 4, 14; 2 Chr. 18; 22:5.
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