Padan Aram in the Bible
Padan Aram in the Old Testament
Padan Aram is "the flat land of Aram," contrasted with the more mountainous region of the N. and N.E. of Mesopotamia (Hos. 12:12), "the field (sedeh) of Aram" (Gen. 25:20), the same as Aram Naharaim, "Aram of the two rivers," or Mesopotamia (Gen. 24:10). Aram expresses the highland of Syria, contrasted with the lowland of Canaan. The land between Tigris and Euphrates is a vast flat, except where the Sinjar range intersects it. The home of Rebekah, Laban, etc.
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