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aram-naharaim

aram-naharaim in the Bible

Aram of the two rivers, is Mesopotamia (as it is rendered in Gen. 24:10), the country enclosed between the Tigris on the east and the Euphrates on the west (Ps. 60, title); called also the "field of Aram" (Hos. 12:12, R.V.) i.e., the open country of Aram; in the Authorized Version, "country of Syria." Padan-aram (q.v.) was a portion of this country.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • Lycians and Dardanians had come from the far west; and were joined by the troops of aram-naharaim from the east.

  • How far back the interference of aram-naharaim in the affairs of Canaan may have reached it is impossible to say.

    Patriarchal Palestine Archibald Henry Sayce

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