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Paddan, Paddan-Aram

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PADDAN, PADDAN-ARAM (the former in Genesis 48:7 only). The name used hy P [Note: Priestly Narrative.] for the region (or a part of it) designated by J [Note: Jahwist.] Aram-Naharaim (see Aram): see Genesis 28:2; Genesis 28:5; Genesis 28:7; Genesis 31:18; Genesis 33:18; Genesis 35:9; Genesis 35:26; Genesis 46:15 . Padanu in Assyr. [Note: Assyrian.] denotes a measure of land (cf. ‘field of Aram’ in Hosea 12:12 ).

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Paddan, Paddan-Aram'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. 1909.

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