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- In the Bible, an ancient country of southwest Asia, roughly coextensive with present-day Syria.
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- proper noun a Biblical region located in modern
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- noun the biblical name for ancient Syria
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They give the name Aram to that part of Syria which, beginning near Judea, embraces Armenia and other extensive regions, and reaches almost to the Euxine Sea.
Michael Aram is on the forefront of two of today’s top trends: eco-inspired design and outsourcing to India.
Armstrong (otherwise known as Aram) was an immortal who had lived since the mid 5400s BC (or around there).
Its real name was Petor, after the son of Aram, but it is better known as Aram-naharaim.
-- The general character of the tract is mountainous, as the Hebrew name Aram
You see, up to this point, we just knew that Armstrong (real name Aram) and the Eternal Warrior were brothers and that they had both lived for a really long time.
"Aram" represents the later Aramaeans who dwelt northeast of Palestine.
In the Old Testament it is generally called "Aram", and its inhabitant "Arameans".
Horsley less probably takes "Syrians before," as the Syrians to the east, that is, not Rezin's subjects, but the Assyrians: "Aram" being the common name of Syrians and Assyrians.
[FN#232] Graetz (Geschichte i. note 7) proves that "Aram," in the Hebrew text (Judges iii. 8), should be "Edom."