from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Aram, its inhabitants, their language, or their culture.
- n. One of a group of Semitic peoples inhabiting Aram and parts of Mesopotamia from the 11th to the 8th century B.C.
- n. See Aramaic.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of Aramaean.
- adj. Alternative spelling of Aramaean.
- proper n. Alternative spelling of Aramaean.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging or relating to the northern division of the Semitic family of languages and peoples, containing the Mesopotamian, the Syrian (extending over Palestine prior to the Christian era), and the Nabatean; Chaldean; Chaldaic; Syrian: in distinction from the western or middle Semitic (Phenician and Hebrew) and the south Semitic (Arabic and Ethiopic).
- n. The language of the northwestern Semites, preserved in the Biblical books of Ezra and Daniel, in the Targums, and in the Peshito version of the Scriptures, together with the Christian Syriac literature.
- n. An inhabitant or a native of Aramæa or Syria.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to Aram or to its inhabitants or their culture or their language
- n. a member of one of a group of Semitic peoples inhabiting Aram and parts of Mesopotamia from the 11th to the 8th century BC
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The Arameans, on the other hand, had forfeited their claims upon considerate treatment, because under the "Aramean" Balaam, and later again, in the time of Othniel, under their king
Syrian -- rather, "Aramean": the language spoken north and east of
( "Aramean" in international context) identity was based on since the mid-1970s.
The first question which come to the mind is this one: Why was it necessary the Lord wanted to included the word "Aramean" in this sentence?
In other words what did the Lord wanted to say us by including the word "Aramean"?
What did the Lord want to teach us by including the word "Aramean"?
Based on aforementioned, it can be said that Christ Jesus can be called "Aramean" as a descendant of Abraham in flesh.
A blog called The Wandering Aramean posted the word that the document was available along with handy instruction on how to read the redacted material.
The razing of Gath at that time appears to have been the work of the Aramean king Hazael in 830 B.C., an incident mentioned in the Book of Kings.
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