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or Ar·a·mae·an  (ăr′ə-mē′ən)
Of or relating to Aram, its inhabitants, their language, or their culture.
1. One of a group of Semitic peoples inhabiting Aram and parts of Mesopotamia from the 11th to the 8th century bc.
2. See Aramaic.
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Noun1.Aramean - a member of one of a group of Semitic peoples inhabiting Aram and parts of Mesopotamia from the 11th to the 8th century BC
Semite - a member of a group of Semitic-speaking peoples of the Middle East and northern Africa
Adj.1.Aramean - of or relating to Aram or to its inhabitants or their culture or their language
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Most of them updated from presentations at an October 2014 workshop in Leipzig, 12 papers explore Aramean cultures and their impact on their neighbors in Syria, Palestine, Mesopotamia, and Egypt during the first millennium BCE.
After Elisha miraculously healed the Aramean general Naaman of his leprosy, the latter offered Elisha a tribute, which he graciously declined.
The first biblical confession of faith begins thus: ""A wandering Aramean was my ancestor; he went down into Egypt and lived there as an alien, few in number, .
Moreover, the museum shall be a place for collaborative studies of the civilizations that share its history, such as Canaanite, Phoenician and Aramean cultures, and a presentation hub through its auditorium and future programs.
The two-year-old from the village of Jish became Israel's first Aramean citizen this week.
Christian, Muslim, Druze, Aramean -- it doesn't matter," she said.
The Council of Heads of Catholic Churches in the Holy Land said in a statement that putting Aramean Christian on the identity cards of Christians is merely an Israeli attempt to split Palestinian Christians from their undisputed Arab roots.
He also studies non-Israelite sites (Philistine, Phoenician, Aramean, and Transjordanian) and destruction levels in the Judahite sites that provide evidence for the collapse of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah.
Setting their offering before Yahweh's altar, they're to say, "My father [Jacob] was a wandering Aramean who went down to Egypt with a small household and lived there as an alien.
The tension between the Assad regime and Assyrian nationalists inside and outside of Syria contrasts notably with the relations certain Christians, who identify themselves as Aramean nationalists, have maintained with the Syrian government.
He confines the treatment to the eighth century BCE, from the end of the Aramean incursions in the north to the Neo-Assyrian campaigns in Judah during 701.
It was all very nice to remember "a wandering Aramean was my ancestor" and to remember the stranger and alien among us as our people had once been strangers too.