17 But he always went back to Ramah, where his home was, and there he also held court for Israel. And he built an altar there to the LORD.

Read 1 Samuel 7:17 Using Other Translations

And his return was to Ramah; for there was his house; and there he judged Israel; and there he built an altar unto the LORD.
Then he would return to Ramah, for his home was there, and there also he judged Israel. And he built there an altar to the LORD.
Then he would return to his home at Ramah, and he would hear cases there, too. And Samuel built an altar to the LORD at Ramah.