Places Study on Naioth

Places Study on Naioth

1 Samuel 19: So David fled, and escaped, and came to Samuel to Ramah, and told him all that Saul had done to him. And he and Samuel went and dwelt in Naioth.
1 Samuel 19: And it was told Saul, saying, Behold, David is at Naioth in Ramah.
1 Samuel 19: Then went he also to Ramah, and came to a great well that is in Sechu: and he asked and said, Where are Samuel and David? And one said, Behold, they be at Naioth in Ramah.
1 Samuel 19: And he went thither to Naioth in Ramah: and the Spirit of God was upon him also, and he went on, and prophesied, until he came to Naioth in Ramah.
1 Samuel 20: And David fled from Naioth in Ramah, and came and said before Jonathan, What have I done? what is mine iniquity? and what is my sin before thy father, that he seeketh my life?

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People's Dictionary of the Bible - Naioth
Naioth (nâ'yoth), habitations. A place near Raman where Samuel dwelt. 1 Samuel 19:18-23; 1 Samuel 20:1. Some interpret the word to mean a school of prophets over which Samuel presided.

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Naioth
("dwellings".) So the Hebrew margin or Qeri ; but the kethib or text has Nevaioth. "At" or "near" (not "in" as KJV) Ramah. The dwellings of a college of prophets, under Samuel (1 Samuel 19:18-23; 1 Samuel 20:1). Thither David fled from Saul, and probably assumed their garb to escape discovery. Now probably Beit Haninah at the head of the wady Haninah; immediately to the E. of neby Samwil, the ancient Ramah of Samuel.

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Naioth
Dwellings, the name given to the prophetical college established by Samuel near Ramah. It consisted of a cluster of separate dwellings, and hence its name. David took refuge here when he fled from Saul (1 Samuel 19:18,19,22,23 ), and here he passed a few weeks in peace (Compare Psalm 11 ). It was probably the common residence of the "sons of the prophets."
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Naioth
Place near Ramah, where Samuel resided, and whither David resorted. 1 Samuel 19:18-23 ; 1 Samuel 20:1 . Not identified.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Naioth
NAIOTH. A place ‘in Ramah,’ where was a ‘company of the prophets.’ Here David fled to Samuel after Saul had attacked him with a javelin; hither Saul pursued him, and was seized with an ecstatic fit of some kind ( 1 Samuel 19:18-24 ). Nothing is known of the situation of the place. It is not even absolutely certain that Naioth is a proper name; but opinions differ respecting its possible meaning.

R. A. S. Macalister.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Naioth
(nay' ahth) Place name meaning, “dwelling.” The name refers either to a building or district in the city of Ramah which housed the prophetic school Samuel led (1 Samuel 19:18-24 ). David sought refuge from Saul at Naioth. Three groups of royal messengers and finally Saul himself fell victim to prophetic frenzy when they attempted to capture David there.

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Naioth
Beauties; habitations
The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Naioth
The place where David fled from Saul. (1 Samuel 19:22) It is in the plural number, and means beauties, from the same root.

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Naioth
The abode of Samuel, and his pupils in a "school of the prophets," 1 Samuel 19:18-24 20:1 . It appears to have been a suburb of Ramah; and David, having sought refuge there with Samuel, was pursued by Saul.

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Naioth - Naioth. It is not even absolutely certain that Naioth is a proper name; but opinions differ respecting its possible meaning
na'Ioth - (habitations ), or more fully, "Naioth in Ramah," a place of Mount Ephraim, the birthplace of Samuel and Saul, and in which Samuel and David took refuge together after the latter had made his escape from the jealous fury of Saul. (1 Samuel 20:18 ) that Naioth was not actually in Ramah, Samuel's habitual residence
Naioth - Naioth (nâ'yoth), habitations
Naioth - David sought refuge from Saul at Naioth
Michal - She showed her affection for him by promoting his escape to Naioth when Saul sought his life (1 Samuel 19:12-17
Flee - David “fled” from Naioth in Ramah in order to come to Jonathan (1 Sam
Rama - Beit Haninah (probably Naioth) is near (1 Samuel 19:18-24)
David - David doubtless received further training in the schools of the prophets, who connected their prophesying with the soothing and elevating music of psaltery, tabret, pipe, and harp (1 Samuel 10:5); for he and Samuel (who also feared Saul's wrath for his having anointed David: 1 Samuel 16:2) dwelt together in Naioth near Ramah, i. (See Naioth. "... David, seeing no hope of safety while within Saul's reach, fled to Samuel and dwelt with him at the prophet's school in Naioth
Samuel - (See Naioth
Jonathan - "... Soon he renewed his attempt, and David fled to Naioth
Samuel - And thus it came about that at Naioth in Ramah the first school of the prophets was set up. Ramah was Elkanah's old property; it had now come into Samuel's hands; and at Naioth, the quietest and sweetest spot of all his patrimonial estate, Samuel set up the first divinity hall; the first school for prophets and psalmists in Israel
Prophets - We read afterward of such another company of prophets at Naioth in Ramah, "prophesying, and Samuel standing as appointed over them," 1 Samuel 19:19-20
David - By Michal's stratagem he escaped, and fled to Samuel at Naioth in Ramah
Saul - ... For a brief time a better feeling returned to Saul through Jonathan's intercession for David (1 Samuel 19:4-6); but again the evil spirit returned, and Saul pursued David to Michal's house, and even to Samuel's presence at Naioth in Ramah
Preaching - At Naioth, in the suburbs of Ramah, there was one where Samuel dwelt; and there was one at Jericho, and a third at Bethel, to which Elijah and Elisha often resorted
Preaching - At Naioth, in the suburbs of Ramah, there was one, where Samuel dwelt; there was another at Jericho, and a third at Bethel, to which Elijah and Elisha often resorted