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Aram (son of Shem)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Aram, Son of Shem
Aram, Son of Shem Grandson of Noah; son of Noah’s firstborn son, Shem. Mentioned in the Table of Nations in Gen 10:22–23 (compare 1 Chr 1:17), Aram is the eponymous ancestor of the Arameans.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Aram (Person)
ARAM (PERSON) [Heb ʾărām (אֲרָם‎)]. 1. The fifth son of Shem in the genealogical list of Genesis 10, which is known as the Table of Nations (Gen 10:22). Aram is the eponymous ancestor of the ARAMEANS, an important West Semitic people. The section of the Table of Nations in which Aram appears is usually
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Aram
Aram. 1. Shem’s son and Noah’s grandson (Gn 10:22, 23; 1 Chr 1:17). Ancestor of the Aramaeans.See Syria, Syrians.2. Kemuel’s son, grandson of Abraham’s brother Nahor (Gn 22:21).3. Shemer’s son from Asher’s tribe (1 Chr 7:34).4. The Aram occurring in the genealogy of Jesus Christ (Mt 1:3, 4 kjv) is
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Aram (Person)
ARAM (Person)1. Shem’s son and Noah’s grandson (Gn 10:22–23; 1 Chr 1:17). Ancestor of the Arameans. See Syria, Syrians.2. Kemuel’s son, grandson of Abraham’s brother Nahor (Gn 22:21).3. Shemer’s son from Asher’s tribe (1 Chr 7:34).4. The Aram occurring in the genealogy of Jesus Christ (Mt 1:3–4,
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Aram
Aram (air´uhm).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) and an ancestor of Jesus (Matt. 1:3–4).4 The territory of the Arameans. Aram was a confederation of states that rose
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Aram
ARAM, ARAMEANS. Aram was the name of at least three men in the Bible:1. The fifth son of Shem (Gen 10:22–23). From this lineage came several Semitic groups.2. Son of Kemuel, nephew of Abraham (Gen 22:20–21). This kin group settled about Haran, whereas Abraham moved to Canaan. Hence Aram came to designate
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Aram (Person)
Aram (Heb. ʾărām) (PERSON)1. One of the sons of Shem and grandson of Noah; eponymous ancestor of the Arameans (Gen. 10:22–23; 1 Chr. 1:17).2. The son of Kemuel and grandson of Abraham’s brother Nahor (Gen. 22:20–21).3. A son of Shemer of the tribe of Asher (1 Chr. 7:34).4. An ancestor of Jesus
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Aram
A´ram (high).1. The name by which the Hebrews designated, generally, the country lying to the northeast of Palestine; the great mass of that high tableland which, rising with sudden abruptness from the Jordan and the very margin of the Lake of Gennesaret, stretches, at an elevation of no less than 2000
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Aram
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
Aramthe 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
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Shem Father
Arpachshad Brother
Elam Brother
Asshur Brother
Lud Brother
Meshech Brother
Uz Son
Hul Son
Mash Son
Gether Son
Noah Grandfather
Japheth Uncle
Ham Uncle
Shelah Nephew
Javan Cousin
Wife of Noah Grandmother
Canaan Cousin
Cainan Nephew
Cush Cousin
Gomer Cousin
Meshech Cousin
Tubal Cousin
Tiras Cousin
Put Cousin
Media Cousin