Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
An ancient territory located in Mesopotamia and Syria. Although the term “Aram” can be applied to several distinct areas, the groups in this general region are Aramean on the basis of geography and language.
Lexham Bible Dictionary
The most advanced Bible Dictionary
The most advanced Bible dictionary as a part of Biblia Plus, which includes everything you need to take your Bible study to the next level. For less than $1 a week, you'll get devotionals, Bible study guides, thematic studies, and much more!
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
ARAM (PLACE) [Heb ʾărām (אֲרָם)]. The name of an important Aramean nation, located in southern Syria, which flourished between the 11th and 8th centuries b.c.e. Its capital was Damascus, currently the capital of the modern state of Syria. In many English translations, the name “Aram,” when referring
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Aram (Heb. ʾărām) (PLACE)The territory of the Arameans, comprising the area from the Hþabur triangle in the East, to the middle Euphrates region, through most of Syria, and south to the Beqaʿ Valley, Damascus, and the Golan Heights. In some occurrences Aram refers to this area in general or at least
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
ARAM; ARAMEANS A group of tribes spread over a wide area at the end of the 2nd millennium and in the first half of the 1st millennium bc, from the, Persian Gulf and Elam in the south and east and the Amanus mountains in the north to southern Syria and northern Transjordan in the west.The origin of the
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
A´RAM (aʹram). A son of Shem, progenitor of the Aramaean peoples (Gen. 10:22–23), who spread widely in Syria and Mesopotamia from the Lebanon Mountains. to beyond the Euphrates and from the Taurus Range on the N to Damascus and northern Palestine on the S. Contacts of the Aramaeans in the Balikh-Habur
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Aram—the son of Shem (Gen. 10:22); according to Gen. 22:21, a grandson of Nahor. In Matt. 1:3, 4, and Luke 3:33, this word is the Greek form of Ram, the father of Amminadab (1 Chr. 2:10).The word means high, or highlands, and as the name of a country denotes that elevated region extending from the northeast
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
AramAram (ayʹruhm). 1 The son of Shem and grandson of Noah (Gen. 10:22–23; 1 Chron. 1:17). 2 The grandson of Nahor, Abraham’s brother (Gen. 22:21). 3 A descendant of Asher (1 Chron. 7:34). In Matt. 1:3, 4, and Luke 3:33 (kjv), ‘Aram’ represents the ot name ‘Ram.’ 4 A powerful state (or confederation