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Syrian

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

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(אֲרִמַּי, Arummi, Genesis 25:20; Genesis 28:5; Genesis 31:20; Genesis 31:24; Deuteronomy 26:5, 2 Kings 5, 20; fem. אֲרִמַּיּה, Arammiydh, 1 Chronicles 7:14, "Aramitess;" plur. masc. אֲרִמַּי, Arammim, 2 Kings 8:28-29; 2 Kings 16:6 [where the text has ארומים, which the marg. corrects to אֲרוֹמַי, Edomites]; 2 Chronicles 22:5; but "Syrians" is elsewhere the rendering of אֲרִם, Aranz; Σύρος, [Luke 4:27), an inhabitant either of Western Syria, i.e. on the Mediterranean (2 Kings 5, 20), or of Eastern, i.e. Mesopotamia (Genesis loc. cit.). (See SYRIA).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Syrian'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​s/syrian.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
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