Rameses in the Bible

(Called also Raamses.) The district in Egypt which was inhabited by the Israelites

  • Genesis 47:11 And Joseph placed his father and his brethren, and gave them a possession in the land of Egypt, in the best of the land, in the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh had commanded.
  • Exodus 1:11 Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and Raamses.
  • Exodus 12:37 And the children of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand on foot that were men, beside children.
  • Numbers 33:3 And they departed from Rameses in the first month, on the fifteenth day of the first month; on the morrow after the passover the children of Israel went out with an high hand in the sight of all the Egyptians.
  • Numbers 33:5 And the children of Israel removed from Rameses, and pitched in Succoth.

Bible Encyclopedia for RAMESES.

City of, built by the Israelites as a treasure city for one of the Pharaohs

  • Exodus 1:11 Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and Raamses.

See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Rameses.

 
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