Syrians (United Kingdom)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Syrians A people group that lived during the same period as the biblical Israelites.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Syria, Syrians
Syria, Syrians. Terms used in the Septuagint and in some English translations to render the names Aram, Aramaeans.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Syria, Syrians
SYRIA, SYRIANS Terms used in the Septuagint and in some English translations to render the names Aram, Arameans.History of the Arameans According to the “table of nations” in Genesis 10:22–23, the Arameans were a Semitic group, descendants of Shem. Another genealogy in Genesis 22:20–21 makes Aram a
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Syria, Syrians
SYRIA, SYRIANS. 1. In the Eng. OT this merely denotes *Aramaeans.2. The geographical entity Syria is bounded by the Taurus Mountains in the N, the W bend of the Euphrates river and the Arabian desert-edge from there to the Dead Sea in the E, the Mediterranean Sea on the W, and the Sinai isthmus at the
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
SYRIANS [SIHR ih uns] — inhabitants or citizens of Syria, the ancient nation northeast of Palestine. The Hebrew people had many contacts with these people during their history.Jacob was a Syrian (Deut. 26:5).During the period of the Judges, one of the foreign oppressors of the Israelites was a Syrian
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SYRIANS<sir’-i-anz> ([אֲֶרָם’aram]; [Σύροι, Suroi]; Assyrian Aramu, Arumu, Arimu):The terms “Syria” and “Syrians” are used in two senses in the Bible. In the Old Testament they are uniformly “Aram,” “Aramaean,” while in the New Testament they are used in a wider and more indefinite sense
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Druses.—The name of a people of Syria, who dwelt on Libanon. It is claimed that they descended from the French, who followed Godfrey of Bouillion to the conquest of the Holy Land in 1099.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
SYRIANS, sirʹi-anz (אֲרָם‎, ‘ărām; Σύροι, Súroi; Assyr Aramu, Arumu, Arimu):1. Division of Aram2. A Semitic Race3. Syria and Israel4. Under Nabathaeans and Palmyrenes5. A Mixed Race, Semitic Type6. Religion
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