a height, a name used simply to denote a high place where the Jews worshipped idols (Ezek. 20:29). The plural is translated “high places” in Num. 22:41 and Ezek. 36:2.

Historical Examples

But the altar, it has recently been suggested, was rather a “bamah” (a high place) than a temple.
Philo-Judaeus of Alexandria Norman Bentwich


Read Also:

  • Bambara

    a Mande language that is used as a trade language in the upper Niger drainage basin in Africa. a member of an agricultural, Mande-speaking people of Mali. Historical Examples The twelve chattering Kroomen who were to go as far as the Bambara country with the expedition were seated two in each canoe. The Boy Aviators […]

  • Bamberg

    a city in N Bavaria in S Germany. Historical Examples Bishop Otto, of Bamberg, was induced in 1124 to set out as a missionary to Pomerania. Curiosities of Christian History Croake James I paid six florins in gold to the boatman who took me from Bamberg to Frankfurt. Albert Durer T. Sturge Moore Of these, […]

  • Bamberger’s sign

    bamberger’s sign Bamberger’s sign Bam·ber·ger’s sign (bām’bər-gərz, bäm’-) n. The jugular pulse occurring in tricuspid insufficiency of the heart. An indication of pericarditis with effusion in which the dullness of sound generated upon percussion at the angle of the scapula disappears as the patient leans forward.

  • Bamberger-marie disease

    bamberger-marie disease Bamberger-Marie disease Bam·ber·ger-Marie disease (bām’bər-gər-, bäm’-) n. See hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy.

Disclaimer: Bamah definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.