Zuph, Land of

Zuph, Land of
   (1 Sam. 9:5, 6), a district in which lay Samuel's city, Ramah. It was probably so named after Elkanah's son, Zuph (1 Chr. 6:26, marg.).

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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  • ELKANAH — (Heb. אֶלְקָנָה; God has created ), father of samuel . I Samuel 1:1 names four generations of Elkanah s ancestors, thereby suggesting his important lineage. He lived in Ramathaim Zophim (ibid.), which was apparently Ramah in the land of Zuph, at… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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