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And Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, that he might not suffer any to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.
1 Kings 15:27 And Baasha the son of Ahijah, of the house of Issachar, conspired against him; and Baasha smote him at Gibbethon...
2 Chronicles 16:1 In the six and thirtieth year of the reign of Asa Baasha king of Israel came up against Judah, and built Ramah...
Ramah By building Ramah is here meant fortifying it, in order to prevent all intercourse with the kingdom of Judah, lest his subjects should cleave to the house of David: for Ramah was a city of Benjamin, situated on the confines of both kingdoms, probably on a hill, as the name imports, commanding a narrow defile between the mountains, through which lay the principal road to Jerusalem; so that a fortification being erected here, no communication could be held between the people of Israel and Judah, without Baasha's permission.
1 Kings 15:21 And it came to pass, when Baasha heard thereof, that he left off building of Ramah, and dwelled in Tirzah.
Joshua 18:25 Gibeon, and Ramah, and Beeroth,
1 Samuel 15:34 Then Samuel went to Ramah; and Saul went up to his house to Gibeah of Saul.
Jeremiah 31:15 Thus said the LORD; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping...
he might not suffer
1 Kings 12:27 If this people go up to do sacrifice in the house of the LORD at Jerusalem, then shall the heart of this people turn again to their lord...
2 Chronicles 11:13-17 And the priests and the Levites that were in all Israel resorted to him out of all their coasts...
Strong's ConcordanceAnd Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, that he might not suffer any to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.
Topical BibleAble Allow Anyone Asa Baasa Baasha Ba'asha Buildeth Building Built Entering Fortified Judah Leaving None Order Permit Prevent Ramah Suffer Territory
1 Kings Chapter 15 Verse 17
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OT History: 1 Kings 15:17 Baasha king of Israel went up against (1Ki iKi i Ki 1 Kg 1kg)