1 Samuel 7:17
Good News Translation
Then he would go back to his home in Ramah, where also he would serve as judge. In Ramah he built an altar to the LORD.

Contemporary English Version
Then he would go back to his home in Ramah and do the same thing there. He also had an altar built for the LORD at Ramah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he returned to Ramatha: for there was his house, and there he judged Israel: he built also there an altar to the Lord.

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And he returned to Ramatha: for there was his house, and there he judged Israel: he built also there an altar to the Lord.

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1 Samuel 1:1,19 There was a man of Ramathaimsophim, of Mount Ephraim, and his name was Elcana, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliu, the son of Thohu, the son of Suph, an Ephraimite: . . .

1 Samuel 8:4 Then all the ancients of Israel being assembled came to Samuel to Ramatha.

1 Samuel 19:18-23 But David fled and escaped, and came to Samuel in Ramatha, and told him all that Saul had done to him: and he and Samuel went and dwelt in Najoth. . . .

he built

1 Samuel 11:15 And all the people went to Galgal, and there they made Saul king, before the Lord in Galgal, and they sacrificed there victims of peace before the Lord. And there Saul and all the men of Israel rejoiced exceedingly.

Genesis 12:7,8 And the Lord appeared to Abram, and said to him: To thy seed will I give this land. And he built there an altar to the Lord, who had appeared to him. . . .

Genesis 33:20 And raising an altar there, he invoked upon it the most mighty God of Israel.

Genesis 35:7 And he built there an altar, and called the name of that place, The house of God: for there God appeared to him when he fled from his brother.

Judges 21:5 Who is there among all the tribes of Israel that came not up with the army of the Lord? for they had bound themselves with a great oath, when they were in Maspha, that whosoever were wanting should be slain.

1 Kings 18:30-36 Elias said to all the people: Come ye unto me. And the people coming near unto him, he repaired the altar of the Lord, that was broken down: . . .

Context
Samuel Subdues the Philistines
16And he went every year about to Bethel and to Galgal and to Masphath, and he judged Israel in the foresaid places. 17And he returned to Ramatha: for there was his house, and there he judged Israel: he built also there an altar to the Lord.
Cross References
Judges 21:4
And rising early the next day, they built an altar: and offered there holocausts, and victims of peace, and they said:

1 Samuel 1:1
There was a man of Ramathaimsophim, of Mount Ephraim, and his name was Elcana, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliu, the son of Thohu, the son of Suph, an Ephraimite:

1 Samuel 1:19
And they rose in the morning, and worshipped before the Lord: and they returned, and came into their house at Ramatha. And Elcana knew Anna his wife: And the Lord remembered her.

1 Samuel 2:11
And Elcana went to Ramatha, to his house: but the child ministered in the sight of the Lord before the face of Heli the priest.

1 Samuel 8:4
Then all the ancients of Israel being assembled came to Samuel to Ramatha.

1 Samuel 9:12
They answered and said to them: He is: behold he is before you, make haste now: for he came to day into the city, for there is a sacrifice of the people to day in the high place.

1 Samuel 14:35
And Saul built an altar to the Lord: and he then first began to build an altar to the Lord.

1 Samuel 15:34
And Samuel departed to Ramatha: but Saul went up to his house in Gabaa.

1 Samuel 19:18
But David fled and escaped, and came to Samuel in Ramatha, and told him all that Saul had done to him: and he and Samuel went and dwelt in Najoth.

1 Samuel 28:3
Now Samuel was dead, and all Israel mourned for him, and buried him in Ramatha, his city. And Saul had put away all the magicians and soothsayers out of the land.

Isaiah 10:29
They have passed in haste, Gaba is our lodging: Rama was astonished, Gabaath of Saul fled away.

Additional Translations
Then he would return to Ramah because his home was there, and there he judged Israel and built an altar to the LORD.And his return was to Ramah; for there was his house; and there he judged Israel; and there he built an altar to the LORD.

And his return was to Ramah, for there was his house; and there he judged Israel: and he built there an altar unto Jehovah.

And his return was to Armathaim, because there was his house; and there he judged Israel, and built there an altar to the Lord.

And his return was to Ramah; for there was his house, and there he judged Israel; and there he built an altar to Jehovah.

And his return was to Ramah, for there was his house; and there he judged Israel: and he built there an altar unto the LORD.

And his return was to Ramah; for there was his house; and there he judged Israel; and there he built an altar to the LORD.

His return was to Ramah, for there was his house; and there he judged Israel: and he built there an altar to Yahweh.

and his returning is to Ramath, for there is his house, and there he hath judged Israel, and he buildeth there an altar to Jehovah.
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