–(The highlands lying between the Euphrates River and the Mediterranean Sea)

–Called ARAM, from the son of Shem Ge 10:22,23; Nu 23:7; 1Ch 1:17; 2:23

–During the time of Abraham it seems to have embraced the region between the Tigris River and the Euphrates River Ge 24:10; with 25:20

–Including Padan-aram Ge 25:20; 28:5

–Minor kingdoms within the region

.Aram-zobah, also called, ZOBAH and ZOBA 1Sa 14:47; 2Sa 8:3; 10:6,8; 1Ki 11:23; 1Ch 18:5,9; 19:6

.And in the title of Ps 60

.Geshur 2Sa 15:8

.Aram-rehob, also called BETH-REHOB 2Sa 10:6,8

.Damascus 2Sa 8:5,6; 1Ch 18:5,6

.Hamath 2Sa 8:9,10

–Conquest of

.By David 2Sa 8:3-13

.By Jeroboam 2Ki 14:25,28

.By Tiglath-pileser, king of Assyria 2Ki 16:7-9; 18:33,34

–People of, colonized in Samaria by the king of Assyria 2Ki 17:24

–Confederates with Nebuchadnezzar 2Ki 24:2; Jer 39:5

–The Roman province of, included the land of Canaan Lu 2:2,3

–And it included Phoenicia Mr 7:26; Ac 21:3

–The fame of Jesus extended over Mt 4:24

–Paul goes to, with letters to apprehend the Christians; is converted and begins his evangelistic ministry Ac 9:1-31


–Paul preaches in Ac 15:41; 18:18; 21:3; Ga 1:21

–Damascus, the capitol of


–Wars between, and the kingdoms of Judah and Israel


–Prophecies concerning Isa 7:8-16; 8:4-7; 17:1-3; Jer 1:15; 49:23-27; Am 1:3-5; Zec 9:1

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