Arumah

Arumah (Uh-roo´mah)

The town where Abimelech, temporary king of Shechem, resided (Judg 9:31; Judg 9:41). It was probably modern Khirbet el-Ormeh, about five miles south and slightly east of Shechem and about seven miles north and slightly east of Shiloh.

Judg 9:31

31He sent messengers to Abimelech at Arumah, saying, “Look, Gaal son of Ebed and his kinsfolk have come to Shechem, and they are stirring up the city against yo ... View more

Judg 9:41

41So Abimelech resided at Arumah; and Zebul drove out Gaal and his kinsfolk, so that they could not live on at Shechem.

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