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raamah in Easton's Bible Dictionary

thunder. (1.) One of the sons of Cush (Gen. 10:7). (2.) A country which traded with Tyre (Ezek. 27:22).

raamah in Smith's Bible Dictionary

(horse's mane), a son of Cush and father of the Cushite Sheba and Dedan. #Ge 10:7| (B.C. after 2513.) The tribe of Raamah became afterward renowned as traders. #Eze 27:22| They were settled on the Persian Gulf.

raamah in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

RA'AMAH (trembling), a commercial country which traded with Tyre. Eze 27:22. This land furnished spices, gems, and gold, and was probably named after a son of Cush, whose descendants are believed to have settled upon the south-western shore of the Persian Gulf. The Septuagint renders Raamah by Regma, a place mentioned by Ptolemy in the territory of the Nariti, an Arabian tribe settled in the above locality.

raamah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

A Cushite race. Called son of Cush (Genesis 10:7; Septuagint translated Rhegma the same as that in Ptolemy 6:7, S. of the Persian gulf). Sheba and Dedan are Raamah's sons (Ezekiel 27:22). His locality must therefore be southern Arabia. Renowned as traders with Tyre and other peoples (Ezekiel 27:22).