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Type Settlement
Usage Biblical
Scripts Αριμαθαια(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

From Greek ‘Αριμαθαια (Harimathaia), of unknown meaning. In the New Testament this is the home town of Joseph of Arimathea. The town has not been positively identified, though רָמָתַיִם (Ramatayim) or רָמָה (Ramah) near Jerusalem has been proposed.
Other Languages & CulturesHarimathaia(Biblical Greek) Arimathaea(Biblical Latin)
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