from The Century Dictionary.
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- noun Same as
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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Of or pertaining to Chaldea.
- adjective A targum written in Aramaic.
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- adjective Of or relating to
Chaldeaor Chaldeansand Chaldean culture.
- noun a wise individual involved in the
- noun an ancient
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- noun an inhabitant of ancient Chaldea
- adjective of or relating to ancient Chaldea or its people or language or culture
- noun a wise man skilled in occult learning
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This verse is in Chaldee, Jeremiah supplying his countrymen with a formula of reply to Chaldee idolaters in the tongue most intelligible to the latter.
When those symbols were removed at the close of that early patriarchal dispensation, small models of them were made for domestic use, called, in Chaldee,
Daniel marks the division by writing the first part in Chaldee, and the second, and the introduction, in
Hebrew, signifies the Persians; Paresin, in Chaldee, signifies dividing; Daniel puts both together (v. 28): "Thy kingdom is divided, is rent from thee, and given to the Medes and Persians, as a prey to be divided among them."
Tekel; that signifies, in Chaldee, Thou art weighed, and, in Hebrew, Thou art too light.
Nothing is here said of the Chaldean monarchy, for that was now just at its period; and therefore this chapter is written not in Chaldee, as the six foregoing chapters were, for the benefit of the Chaldeans, but in Hebrew, and so are the rest of the chapters to the end of the book, for the service of the Jews, that they might know what troubles were before them and what the issue of them would be, and might provide accordingly.
Testament had been transmitted to us without any errors or alteration, and that the present square or so-called Chaldee characters were coeval with the original composition of the various books.
This position, between the two foremost empires of the ancient world, namely Chaldee and Egypt, made the territory occupied by the Hethites, on the road followed by the merchants of both nations, one of the richest commercial countries in the East.
The people of Nineveh spoke a Shemitic dialect, connected with the Hebrew and with the so called Chaldee of the books of
Assuming the form of speech called Chaldee to be the original tongue of the people, he remarks that it is "an Aramaean dialect, differing but slightly from the proper Syriac."
The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 1. (of 7): Chaldaea The History, Geography, And Antiquities Of Chaldaea, Assyria, Babylon, Media, Persia, Parthia, And Sassanian or New Persian Empire; With Maps and Illustrations.