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  • proper n. Plural form of Chaldean.


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  • Ur of the Chaldees was a great and representative centre in its day.

    Men in the Making

  • A still smaller body of Catholics of the same spiritual ancestry and the same liturgical rite are called Chaldees and live in the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner

  • Babylonians, while the Chaldees were a tribe who lived on the shores of the Persian Gulf, and did not become a part of the

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • "When Chaldea was first colonized, or at any rate when the seat of empire was first established there, the emporium of trade seems to have been at Ur of the Chaldees, which is now 150 miles from the sea, the Persian Gulf having retired nearly that distance before the sediment brought down by the Euphrates and Tigris."

    The God-Idea of the Ancients

  • Written probably when, after having repulsed the Egyptians who brought succors to the Jews (Jer 37: 5-8; 2Ki 24: 7), the Chaldees were a second time advancing against Jerusalem, but were not yet closely besieging it

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • The archaeologist C. L. Woolley had discovered under the ruins of the city of Ur of the Chaldees, halfway between Baghdad and the Persian Gulf, a layer of river sediment three meters thick.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • C. L. Woolley, Ur of the Chaldees New York: Norton, 1965, 29.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Penfield, “Ur of the Chaldees and the Influence of Abraham on the History of Medicine,” Bulletin of the History of Medicine 19 1946: 140.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • My little anthropologist would say it was all the white man's fault for intruding; no doubt, but by that logic Ur of the Chaldees would be a damned crowded place by now.


  • The Bible tells us that Abraham came from Ur of the Chaldees.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...


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