heights of Gilead, a city of refuge on the east of Jordan; called “Ramoth in Gilead” (Deut. 4:43; Josh. 20:8; 21:38). Here Ahab, who joined Jehoshaphat in an endeavour to rescue it from the hands of the king of Syria, was mortally wounded (1 Kings 22:1-36). A similar attempt was afterwards made by Ahaziah and Joram, when the latter was wounded (2 Kings 8:28). In this city Jehu, the son of Jehoshaphat, was anointed by one of the sons of the prophets (9:1, 4). It has with probability been identified with Reimun, on the northern slope of the Jabbok, about 5 miles west of Jerash or Gerasa, one of the cities of Decapolis. Others identify it with Gerosh, about 25 miles north-east of es-Salt, with which also many have identified it. (See RAMATH-MIZPEH ØT0003066.)
[rey-muh s] /ˈreɪ məs/ adjective 1. . 2. resembling or pertaining to branches.
[noun ram-peyj; verb ram-peyj, ram-peyj] /noun ˈræm peɪdʒ; verb ræmˈpeɪdʒ, ˈræm peɪdʒ/ noun 1. violent or excited behavior that is reckless, uncontrolled, or destructive. 2. a state of violent anger or agitation: The smallest mistake sends him into a rampage. The river has gone on a rampage and flooded the countryside. verb (used without object), […]
[ram-pey-juh s] /ræmˈpeɪ dʒəs/ adjective 1. violent; unruly; boisterous.
[ram-puh n-see] /ˈræm pən si/ noun 1. a condition or position. n. 1660s, from rampant + -cy.