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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Raamses, Rameses

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District in Goshen in Lower Egypt, east of the Nile, in which Jacob and his descendants were placed, and in which they built a treasure city of the same name for Pharaoh. It was from thence the Israelites began their march out of Egypt. Genesis 47:11 ; Exodus 1:11 ; Exodus 12:37 ; Numbers 33:3,5 . It is not identified. It is a disputed point as to whether the name of the district or of the city had any connection with the Egyptian kings named Rameses.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Raamses, Rameses'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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