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Metaphysical meaning of Ramah (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Ramah (mbd)
Ramah (in A.V., Matthew 2:18, Rama), ra'-mah (Heb.)--a high place; height; an elevation; an exaltation; a sublimity.

a A city of Benjamin (Josh. 18:25). b A city on the border of Asher (Josh. 19:29). c A fortified city of Naphtali (Josh. 19:36). d A city of Ephraim (I Sam. 1:1, 19). "Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, that he might not suffer any one to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah"; but Asa had his men destroy this Ramah that Baasha had built (I Kings 15:17, 22). Deborah the prophetess dwelt "between Ramah and Beth-el in the hill-country of Ephraim" (Judg. 4:5). Samuel the prophet lived in Ramah (I Sam. 7:17).

Meta. A very high place in consciousness, or an exalted state of mind (a high place, height, an elevation, a sublimity).

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