Ramoth Gilead

Ramoth Gilead



The stock image depicts Ramoth Gilead, a biblical city located in the region of Gilead in present-day Jordan. The map shows the city’s surroundings, including the Jabbok River to the west and the Kingdom of Ammon to the east. Ramoth Gilead is known for being one of the cities of refuge designated by Moses for people who accidentally killed someone to flee to and receive protection from retribution.

The city also features prominently in the history of the northern Kingdom of Israel, as it was contested between Israel and the Kingdom of Aram-Damascus in the time of the prophets Elijah and Elisha.

The map includes landmarks associated with these events, such as the fortified walls of the city and nearby hills and mountains where battles were fought.

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