Joshua 18:25
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Gibeon, Ramah, Beeroth,

King James Bible
Gibeon, and Ramah, and Beeroth,

Darby Bible Translation
Gibeon, and Ramah, and Beeroth,

World English Bible
Gibeon, Ramah, Beeroth,

Young's Literal Translation
Gibeon, and Ramah, and Beeroth,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Gibeon - See before, Joshua 10:1-14 (note). This place is famous for the confederacy of the five kings against Israel, and their miraculous defeat. Ramah, a place about six or eight miles north of Jerusalem. Beeroth, i.e., wells; one of the four cities which belonged to the Gibeonites, who made peace with the Israelites by stratagem. See Joshua 9:3-15.

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Gibeon

Joshua 9:17 And the children of Israel journeyed, and came to their cities on the third day. Now their cities were Gibeon, and Chephirah...

Joshua 10:2 That they feared greatly, because Gibeon was a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai...

1 Kings 3:4,5 And the king went to Gibeon to sacrifice there; for that was the great high place...

1 Kings 9:2 That the LORD appeared to Solomon the second time, as he had appeared to him at Gibeon.

Isaiah 28:21 For the LORD shall rise up as in mount Perazim, he shall be wroth as in the valley of Gibeon, that he may do his work, his strange work...

Ramah Situated, according to Eusebius, six miles from Jerusalem towards Bethel; though Jerome places it near Gaba, seven miles from Jerusalem.

1 Samuel 1:1 Now there was a certain man of Ramathaimzophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu...

Ramathaim-zophim

Joshua 7:17 And he brought the family of Judah; and he took the family of the Zarhites: and he brought the family of the Zarhites man by man...

Joshua 15:34 And Zanoah, and Engannim, Tappuah, and Enam,

Jeremiah 31:15 Thus said the LORD; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping...

Matthew 27:57 When the even was come, there came a rich man of Arimathaea, named Joseph, who also himself was Jesus' disciple:

Arimathea
Beeroth Eusebius says Beeroth was seven miles from Jerusalem, towards Nicopolis or Emmaus. Jerome, however, reads Neapolis or Shechem; but Reland prefers the former.

Library
The Northern Coast of Judea. Beth-Horon.
This coast is marked out Joshua 18:12; where, at verse 14, are very many versions to be corrected, which render the sea; such are, the Syriac, the Seventy, the Vulgar, the Italian, ours, &c.: whence ariseth a sense of insuperable difficulty to a chorographical eye: when it should, indeed, be rendered of the west, as the Chaldee, Arabic, R. Solomon, &c. rightly do. We read of a double Beth-horon in the Old Testament, but one only under the second Temple... At that place that great Canaanitish army
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Retiring Before the Sanhedrin's Decree.
(Jerusalem and Ephraim in Judæa.) ^D John XI. 47-54. ^d 47 The chief priests therefore and the Pharisees gathered a council [called a meeting of the Sanhedrin], and said, What do we? [Thus they reproach one another for having done nothing in a present and urgent crisis. As two of their number (Nicodemus and Joseph of Arimathæa) were afterwards in communications with Christians, it was easy for the disciples to find out what occurred on this notable occasion.] for this man doeth many signs.
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Joshua 9:17
So the Israelites set out and on the third day came to their cities: Gibeon, Kephirah, Beeroth and Kiriath Jearim.

Joshua 18:24
Kephar Ammoni, Ophni and Geba--twelve towns and their villages.

Joshua 18:26
Mizpah, Kephirah, Mozah,

Joshua 21:17
And from the tribe of Benjamin they gave them Gibeon, Geba,

2 Samuel 2:12
Abner son of Ner, together with the men of Ish-Bosheth son of Saul, left Mahanaim and went to Gibeon.

2 Samuel 4:2
Now Saul's son had two men who were leaders of raiding bands. One was named Baanah and the other Rekab; they were sons of Rimmon the Beerothite from the tribe of Benjamin--Beeroth is considered part of Benjamin,

1 Kings 15:17
Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah and fortified Ramah to prevent anyone from leaving or entering the territory of Asa king of Judah.

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