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Of the Places mentioned in the first Book of Samuel, and not
Spoken of before. THAT the reader may the more easily apprehend, how the The introm
I series of this geographical Treatise answers to the series of duction. the facred History, I judge it beft to comprehend all the places, mentioned in the first book of Samuel, under one chapter, dividing the same into two several sections, as follows.
S ing Saul to be King over Ifrael.
first book of Samuel, we are informed ver. 19, 20. that Samuel was born at Ramah, otherwise called (as appears from thaim Zo
• phim, the ver. 1.) Ramathaim-Zophim, probably to distinguish it from hitth-place VOL. II,
other of the pro ·
phet Sa. muel,