(ay' ram) Personal, ethnic, and geographical name. 1. Arameans. See Aramean. 2. Original ancestor of Arameans, the son of Shem and grandson of Noah (Genesis 10:22-23). 3. Grandson of Nahor, Abraham's brother (Genesis 22:21). 4. Member of tribe of Asher (1 Chronicles 7:34). See various compound names with Aram below and Beth Rehob; Padan-Aram; Geshur; Maacah; Tob; Zobah.
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'ARAM'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".