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Aram of Damascus
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Aram of Damascus
Aram of Damascus Also known as Aram-Dammesek. A kingdom in Syria or Aram that King David conquered in the tenth century bc (2 Sam 8:5–6; 1 Chr 18:3–6). Likely the Aramaean kingdom of Damascus, later the capital of the larger kingdom of Aram (Isa 7:8).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Aram of Damascus
Aram of Damascus. One of the several city-kingdoms in the land of Aram (Syria). This kingdom, whose principal city was Damascus, was subjugated by King David (1 Chr 18:3–6).See Damascus, Damascene.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Aram of Damascus
Aram of Damascus [Heb. arām dammeséq] (2 S. 8:6); AV SYRIA OF DAMASCUS; NEB “these Aramaeans”; also ARAM [arām] (2 S. 15:8; 1 Ch. 2:23; Hos. 12:12; Zec. 9:1); AV also “man” (Zec. 9:1, for MT āḏām). A Syro-Aramean city-state that rose to prominence during the reign of David. It was still important
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Aram of Damascus
ARAM OF DAMASCUS One of the several city-kingdoms in the land of Aram (Syria). This kingdom, whose principal city was Damascus, was conquered by King David (1 Chr 18:3–6). See Damascus.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Aram Dammesek
ARAM DAMMESEK [AIR um DAM meh seck] — an ancient name for Syria, conquered by David (2 Sam. 8:5–6, KJV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ARAM-DAMMESEK
ARAM-DAMMESEK<a-ram-dam’-es-ek>: Syria of Damascus, conquered by David (2 Samuel 8:5, 6).See SYRIA.
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books
Aram, Damascus and Syria
ARAM, DAMASCUS AND SYRIA“Aram” designates a territory or city-state ruled by an Aramaean king or kings in Syria, Lebanon and upper Mesopotamia. It often was joined to another name in compound, such as “Aram-naharayim,” whence came the oppressor of Israel Cushan-Rishathayim and later Aramaean auxiliaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Aram-Dammesek
ARAM-DAMMESEK, ā-ram-damʹes-ek: Syria of Damascus, conquered by David (2 S 8:5, 6). See Syria.