🔼The name Ramath-lehi in the Bible
🔼Etymology of the name Ramath-lehi
The name Ramath-lehi consists of two elements. The first part comes from the word רום (rum) meaning to be high or lofty:
The second part is the same as the name Lehi and both are the same as the noun לחי (lehi) meaning jawbone:
For a meaning of the name Ramath-lehi, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads The High Place Of The Jawbone. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes a curious The Casting Away Of The Jawbone. BDB Theological Dictionary has Height Of Lehi.