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Arumah

ARUMAH (a-rū'ma). A place near Shechem in Ephraim where Abimelech lived (Judg.9.41). Variously placed NE or south of modern Nablus.


ARUMAH ə rōō’ mə (ארוּמָ֑ה). The town in which Abimelech, the son of Jerubbaal (Gideon), lived after he had been driven from Shechem (Judg 9:41). In Judges 9:31, where the KJV has “privily,” the RSV reads “at Arumah,” while the ASV has “craftily.” The Heb. text is תָרְמָ֣ה (in Tormah).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

The town in which Abimelech, the son of Jerubbaal (Gideon), dwelt when driven from Shechem (Jud 9:41). The ruins El-Ormeh, 6 miles Southeast of Shechem, may be on the site, though its position is not known with certainty.