Ramoth-Gilead, (Hebrew: רָמֹת גִּלְעָד; Douay-Rheims: Ramoth Galaad; meaning "Heights of Gilead"), is a city of refuge east of the Jordan river; called "Ramoth in Gilead" (Deuteronomy 4:43; Joshua 20:8; 21:38). It was in the tribal territorial allotment of the tribe of Gad.
Here, during the battle of Ramoth Gilead between Israel and Arameans, Ahab of Israel joined Jehoshaphat in the battle but was mortally wounded by an arrow and died (1 Kings 22:1-36), he was propped up in his chariot facing his men but by evening, Ahab died and the Arameans won.
In this city, Jehu, Joram's commander, was anointed by one of the sons of the prophets (9:1, 4).
Other possible locations include:
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