Seemingly a place where certain prophets resided in the time of Samuel. (1Sa 19:18–20:1) It may refer to a certain locality or quarter of the town of Ramah, in the hill country of Ephraim. (See RAMAH No. 5.) Textual critic S. R. Driver corroborates this view, observing: “Probably it is the name of some locality in Ramah, the signification of which is lost to us.”—Notes on the Hebrew Text and the Topography of the Books of Samuel, Oxford, 1966, p. 159.