Aram

Synonyms:
Aram, a-RAM, אֲרָם
Aram,_son_of_Shem (Wikipedia)
For distinguishing the different entries on "Aram", see Aram.

Aram (Hebrew: אֲרָם‎‎ ’Ărām) is a son of Shem, according to the Table of Nations in Genesis 10 of the Hebrew Bible, and the father of Uz, Hul, Gether and Mash or Meshech. The book of Chronicles lists Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech as descendants of Shem, although without stating explicitly that Aram is the father of the other four.

Aram son of Shem is recognized as a prophet in Mandaeism and as an Islamic prophet[citation needed]. Aram is usually regarded as being the eponymous ancestor of the Aramaean people of Northern Mesopotamia and Syria.

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