Aram-naharaim



aram-naharaim

Aram of the two rivers, is Mesopotamia (as it is rendered in Gen. 24:10), the country enclosed between the Tigris on the east and the Euphrates on the west (Ps. 60, title); called also the “field of Aram” (Hos. 12:12, R.V.) i.e., the open country of Aram; in the Authorized Version, “country of Syria.” Padan-aram (q.v.) was a portion of this country.

Historical Examples

Lycians and Dardanians had come from the far west; and were joined by the troops of aram-naharaim from the east.
Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations Archibald Sayce

How far back the interference of aram-naharaim in the affairs of Canaan may have reached it is impossible to say.
Patriarchal Palestine Archibald Henry Sayce

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