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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5488 - Χαῤῥάν
Haran = "a mountaineer"
- a city in Mesopotamia, of great antiquity and made famous by the defeat of Crassus
indecl. (in FlJ., Ant., i, 16, 1, Κάρρα , -ας , ib. 6, 5, Χαρρά , -ᾶς ; so LXX: Genesis 29:4 E, Ezekiel 27:28 B, elsewhere -άν Heb. H2771), Haran, a town in N.W. Mesopotamia: Acts 7:2; Acts 7:4.†
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lit. ";a whisperer,"; but used with special reference to secret attacks on a person’s character, as compared with κατάλαλος, an open detractor.
For the combination in Rom. 1:29 (cf. 2Co. 12:20) Lightfoot (Notes, p. 256) cites Tac. Ann. vi. 7 ";cum primores senatus infimas etiam delationes exercerent, alii propalam, multi per occultum.";
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