126 verses

Gen 10:22

(NIV)
The sons of Shem:
Elam, Ashur, Arphaxad, Lud and Aram.
(ESV)
The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.

Gen 10:23

(NIV)
The sons of Aram:
Uz, Hul, Gether and Meshek.
(ESV)
The sons of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.

Gen 22:21

(NIV)
Uz the firstborn, Buz his brother, Kemuel (the father of Aram),
(ESV)
Uz his firstborn Buz his brother, Kemuel the father of Aram,

Num 23:7

(NIV)
Then Balaam spoke his message:

‘Balak brought me from Aram,
the king of Moab from the eastern mountains.
“Come,” he said, “curse Jacob for me;
come, denounce Israel.”
(ESV)
And Balaam took up his discourse and said,

“From Aram Balak has brought me,
the king of Moab from the eastern mountains:
Come, curse Jacob for me,
and come, denounce Israel!’

Judg 10:6

(NIV)
Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the  Lord. They served the Baals and the Ashtoreths, and the gods of Aram, the gods of Sidon, the gods of Moab, the gods of the Ammonites and the gods of the Philistines. And because the Israelites forsook the  Lord and no longer served him,
(ESV)
The people of Israel again did what was evil in the sight of the  Lord and served the Baals and the Ashtaroth, the gods of Syria the gods of Sidon, the gods of Moab, the gods of the Ammonites, and the gods of the Philistines. And they forsook the  Lord and did not serve him.

2Sam 8:5

(NIV)
When the Arameans of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck down twenty-two thousand of them.
(ESV)
And when the Syrians of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck down 22,000 men of the Syrians.

2Sam 8:6

(NIV)
He put garrisons in the Aramean kingdom of Damascus, and the Arameans became subject to him and brought tribute. The  Lord gave David victory wherever he went.

(ESV)
Then David put garrisons in Aram of Damascus, and the Syrians became servants to David and brought tribute. And the  Lord gave victory to David wherever he went.

2Sam 8:12

(NIV)
Edom and Moab, the Ammonites and the Philistines, and Amalek. He also dedicated the plunder taken from Hadadezer son of Rehob, king of Zobah.

(ESV)
from Edom, Moab, the Ammonites, the Philistines, Amalek, and from the spoil of Hadadezer the son of Rehob, king of Zobah.

2Sam 8:13

(NIV)
And David became famous after he returned from striking down eighteen thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt.

(ESV)
And David made a name for himself when he returned from striking down 18,000 Edomites in the Valley of Salt.

2Sam 10:6

(NIV)
When the Ammonites realised that they had become obnoxious to David, they hired twenty thousand Aramean foot soldiers from Beth Rehob and Zobah, as well as the king of Maakah with a thousand men, and also twelve thousand men from Tob.

(ESV)
When the Ammonites saw that they had become a stench to David, the Ammonites sent and hired the Syrians of Beth-rehob, and the Syrians of Zobah, 20,000 foot soldiers, and the king of Maacah with 1,000 men, and the men of Tob, 12,000 men.

2Sam 10:8

(NIV)
The Ammonites came out and drew up in battle formation at the entrance of their city gate, while the Arameans of Zobah and Rehob and the men of Tob and Maakah were by themselves in the open country.

(ESV)
And the Ammonites came out and drew up in battle array at the entrance of the gate, and the Syrians of Zobah and of Rehob and the men of Tob and Maacah were by themselves in the open country.

2Sam 10:9

(NIV)
Joab saw that there were battle lines in front of him and behind him; so he selected some of the best troops in Israel and deployed them against the Arameans.
(ESV)
When Joab saw that the battle was set against him both in front and in the rear, he chose some of the best men of Israel and arrayed them against the Syrians.

2Sam 10:11

(NIV)
Joab said, ‘If the Arameans are too strong for me, then you are to come to my rescue; but if the Ammonites are too strong for you, then I will come to rescue you.
(ESV)
And he said, “If the Syrians are too strong for me, then you shall help me, but if the Ammonites are too strong for you, then I will come and help you.

2Sam 10:13

(NIV)
Then Joab and the troops with him advanced to fight the Arameans, and they fled before him.
(ESV)
So Joab and the people who were with him drew near to battle against the Syrians, and they fled before him.

2Sam 10:14

(NIV)
When the Ammonites realised that the Arameans were fleeing, they fled before Abishai and went inside the city. So Joab returned from fighting the Ammonites and came to Jerusalem.

(ESV)
And when the Ammonites saw that the Syrians fled, they likewise fled before Abishai and entered the city. Then Joab returned from fighting against the Ammonites and came to Jerusalem.

2Sam 10:15

(NIV)
After the Arameans saw that they had been routed by Israel, they regrouped.
(ESV)
But when the Syrians saw that they had been defeated by Israel, they gathered themselves together.

2Sam 10:16

(NIV)
Hadadezer had Arameans brought from beyond the River Euphrates; they went to Helam, with Shobak the commander of Hadadezer’s army leading them.

(ESV)
And Hadadezer sent and brought out the Syrians who were beyond the Euphrates. They came to Helam, with Shobach the commander of the army of Hadadezer at their head.

2Sam 10:17

(NIV)
When David was told of this, he gathered all Israel, crossed the Jordan and went to Helam. The Arameans formed their battle lines to meet David and fought against him.
(ESV)
And when it was told David, he gathered all Israel together and crossed the Jordan and came to Helam. The Syrians arrayed themselves against David and fought with him.

2Sam 10:18

(NIV)
But they fled before Israel, and David killed seven hundred of their charioteers and forty thousand of their foot soldiers. He also struck down Shobak the commander of their army, and he died there.
(ESV)
And the Syrians fled before Israel, and David killed of the Syrians the men of 700 chariots, and 40,000 horsemen, and wounded Shobach the commander of their army, so that he died there.

2Sam 10:19

(NIV)
When all the kings who were vassals of Hadadezer saw that they had been routed by Israel, they made peace with the Israelites and became subject to them.

So the Arameans were afraid to help the Ammonites any more.

(ESV)
And when all the kings who were servants of Hadadezer saw that they had been defeated by Israel, they made peace with Israel and became subject to them. So the Syrians were afraid to save the Ammonites anymore.

2Sam 15:8

(NIV)
While your servant was living at Geshur in Aram, I made this vow: “If the  Lord takes me back to Jerusalem, I will worship the  Lord in Hebron.” ’

(ESV)
For your servant vowed a vow while I lived at Geshur in Aram, saying, ‘If the  Lord will indeed bring me back to Jerusalem, then I will offer worship to the  Lord.’”

1Kgs 10:29

(NIV)
They imported a chariot from Egypt for six hundred shekels of silver, and a horse for a hundred and fifty. They also exported them to all the kings of the Hittites and of the Arameans.

(ESV)
A chariot could be imported from Egypt for 600 shekels of silver and a horse for 150, and so through the king’s traders they were exported to all the kings of the Hittites and the kings of Syria.

1Kgs 11:25

(NIV)
Rezon was Israel’s adversary as long as Solomon lived, adding to the trouble caused by Hadad. So Rezon ruled in Aram and was hostile towards Israel.

(ESV)
He was an adversary of Israel all the days of Solomon, doing harm as Hadad did. And he loathed Israel and reigned over Syria.

1Kgs 15:18

(NIV)
Asa then took all the silver and gold that was left in the treasuries of the  Lord’s temple and of his own palace. He entrusted it to his officials and sent them to Ben-Hadad son of Tabrimmon, the son of Hezion, the king of Aram, who was ruling in Damascus.
(ESV)
Then Asa took all the silver and the gold that were left in the treasures of the house of the  Lord and the treasures of the king’s house and gave them into the hands of his servants. And King Asa sent them to Ben-hadad the son of Tabrimmon, the son of Hezion, king of Syria, who lived in Damascus, saying,

1Kgs 19:15

(NIV)
The  Lord said to him, ‘Go back the way you came, and go to the Desert of Damascus. When you get there, anoint Hazael king over Aram.
(ESV)
And the  Lord said to him, “Go, return on your way to the wilderness of Damascus. And when you arrive, you shall anoint Hazael to be king over Syria.

1Kgs 20:1

(NIV)
Now Ben-Hadad king of Aram mustered his entire army. Accompanied by thirty-two kings with their horses and chariots, he went up and besieged Samaria and attacked it.
(ESV)
Ben-hadad the king of Syria gathered all his army together. Thirty-two kings were with him, and horses and chariots. And he went up and closed in on Samaria and fought against it.

1Kgs 20:20

(NIV)
and each one struck down his opponent. At that, the Arameans fled, with the Israelites in pursuit. But Ben-Hadad king of Aram escaped on horseback with some of his horsemen.
(ESV)
And each struck down his man. The Syrians fled, and Israel pursued them, but Ben-hadad king of Syria escaped on a horse with horsemen.

1Kgs 20:21

(NIV)
The king of Israel advanced and overpowered the horses and chariots and inflicted heavy losses on the Arameans.

(ESV)
And the king of Israel went out and struck the horses and chariots, and struck the Syrians with a great blow.

1Kgs 20:22

(NIV)
Afterwards, the prophet came to the king of Israel and said, ‘Strengthen your position and see what must be done, because next spring the king of Aram will attack you again.’

(ESV)
Then the prophet came near to the king of Israel and said to him, “Come, strengthen yourself, and consider well what you have to do, for in the spring the king of Syria will come up against you.”

1Kgs 20:23

(NIV)
Meanwhile, the officials of the king of Aram advised him, ‘Their gods are gods of the hills. That is why they were too strong for us. But if we fight them on the plains, surely we will be stronger than they.
(ESV)
And the servants of the king of Syria said to him, “Their gods are gods of the hills, and so they were stronger than we. But let us fight against them in the plain, and surely we shall be stronger than they.

1Kgs 20:26

(NIV)
The next spring Ben-Hadad mustered the Arameans and went up to Aphek to fight against Israel.
(ESV)
In the spring, Ben-hadad mustered the Syrians and went up to Aphek to fight against Israel.

1Kgs 20:27

(NIV)
When the Israelites were also mustered and given provisions, they marched out to meet them. The Israelites camped opposite them like two small flocks of goats, while the Arameans covered the countryside.

(ESV)
And the people of Israel were mustered and were provisioned and went against them. The people of Israel encamped before them like two little flocks of goats, but the Syrians filled the country.

1Kgs 20:28

(NIV)
The man of God came up and told the king of Israel, ‘This is what the  Lord says: “Because the Arameans think the  Lord is a god of the hills and not a god of the valleys, I will deliver this vast army into your hands, and you will know that I am the  Lord.”’

(ESV)
And a man of God came near and said to the king of Israel, “Thus says the  Lord, ‘Because the Syrians have said, “The  Lord is a god of the hills but he is not a god of the valleys,” therefore I will give all this great multitude into your hand, and you shall know that I am the  Lord.’”

1Kgs 20:29

(NIV)
For seven days they camped opposite each other, and on the seventh day the battle was joined. The Israelites inflicted a hundred thousand casualties on the Aramean foot soldiers in one day.
(ESV)
And they encamped opposite one another seven days. Then on the seventh day the battle was joined. And the people of Israel struck down of the Syrians 100,000 foot soldiers in one day.

1Kgs 22:1

(NIV)
For three years there was no war between Aram and Israel.
(ESV)
For three years Syria and Israel continued without war.

1Kgs 22:3

(NIV)
The king of Israel had said to his officials, ‘Don’t you know that Ramoth Gilead belongs to us and yet we are doing nothing to retake it from the king of Aram?’

(ESV)
And the king of Israel said to his servants, “Do you know that Ramoth-gilead belongs to us, and we keep quiet and do not take it out of the hand of the king of Syria?”

1Kgs 22:11

(NIV)
Now Zedekiah son of Kenaanah had made iron horns and he declared, ‘This is what the  Lord says: “With these you will gore the Arameans until they are destroyed.”’

(ESV)
And Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah made for himself horns of iron and said, “Thus says the  Lord, ‘With these you shall push the Syrians until they are destroyed.’”

1Kgs 22:31

(NIV)
Now the king of Aram had ordered his thirty-two chariot commanders, ‘Do not fight with anyone, small or great, except the king of Israel.’
(ESV)
Now the king of Syria had commanded the thirty-two captains of his chariots, “Fight with neither small nor great, but only with the king of Israel.”

1Kgs 22:35

(NIV)
All day long the battle raged, and the king was propped up in his chariot facing the Arameans. The blood from his wound ran onto the floor of the chariot, and that evening he died.
(ESV)
And the battle continued that day, and the king was propped up in his chariot facing the Syrians, until at evening he died. And the blood of the wound flowed into the bottom of the chariot.

2Kgs 5:1

(NIV)
Now Naaman was commander of the army of the king of Aram. He was a great man in the sight of his master and highly regarded, because through him the  Lord had given victory to Aram. He was a valiant soldier, but he had leprosy.

(ESV)
Naaman commander of the army of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master and in high favor, because by him the  Lord had given victory to Syria. He was a mighty man of valor, but he was a leper.

2Kgs 5:2

(NIV)
Now bands of raiders from Aram had gone out and had taken captive a young girl from Israel, and she served Naaman’s wife.
(ESV)
Now the Syrians on one of their raids had carried off a little girl from the land of Israel, and she worked in the service of Naaman’s wife.

2Kgs 5:5

(NIV)
‘By all means, go,’ the king of Aram replied. ‘I will send a letter to the king of Israel.’ So Naaman left, taking with him ten talents of silver, six thousand shekels of gold and ten sets of clothing.
(ESV)
And the king of Syria said, “Go now, and I will send a letter to the king of Israel.”

So he went, taking with him ten talents of silver, six thousand shekels of gold, and ten changes of clothing.

2Kgs 6:8

(NIV)
Now the king of Aram was at war with Israel. After conferring with his officers, he said, ‘I will set up my camp in such and such a place.’

(ESV)
Once when the king of Syria was warring against Israel, he took counsel with his servants, saying, “At such and such a place shall be my camp.”

2Kgs 6:9

(NIV)
The man of God sent word to the king of Israel: ‘Beware of passing that place, because the Arameans are going down there.’
(ESV)
But the man of God sent word to the king of Israel, “Beware that you do not pass this place, for the Syrians are going down there.”

2Kgs 6:11

(NIV)
This enraged the king of Aram. He summoned his officers and demanded of them, ‘Tell me! Which of us is on the side of the king of Israel?’

(ESV)
And the mind of the king of Syria was greatly troubled because of this thing, and he called his servants and said to them, “Will you not show me who of us is for the king of Israel?”

2Kgs 6:23

(NIV)
So he prepared a great feast for them, and after they had finished eating and drinking, he sent them away, and they returned to their master. So the bands from Aram stopped raiding Israel’s territory.

(ESV)
So he prepared for them a great feast, and when they had eaten and drunk, he sent them away, and they went to their master. And the Syrians did not come again on raids into the land of Israel.

2Kgs 6:24

(NIV)
Some time later, Ben-Hadad king of Aram mobilised his entire army and marched up and laid siege to Samaria.
(ESV)
Afterward Ben-hadad king of Syria mustered his entire army and went up and besieged Samaria.

2Kgs 7:4

(NIV)
If we say, “We’ll go into the city” – the famine is there, and we will die. And if we stay here, we will die. So let’s go over to the camp of the Arameans and surrender. If they spare us, we live; if they kill us, then we die.’

(ESV)
If we say, ‘Let us enter the city,’ the famine is in the city, and we shall die there. And if we sit here, we die also. So now come, let us go over to the camp of the Syrians. If they spare our lives we shall live, and if they kill us we shall but die.”

2Kgs 7:5

(NIV)
At dusk they got up and went to the camp of the Arameans. When they reached the edge of the camp, no one was there,
(ESV)
So they arose at twilight to go to the camp of the Syrians. But when they came to the edge of the camp of the Syrians, behold, there was no one there.

2Kgs 7:6

(NIV)
for the  Lord had caused the Arameans to hear the sound of chariots and horses and a great army, so that they said to one another, ‘Look, the king of Israel has hired the Hittite and Egyptian kings to attack us!’
(ESV)
For the Lord had made the army of the Syrians hear the sound of chariots and of horses, the sound of a great army, so that they said to one another, “Behold, the king of Israel has hired against us the kings of the Hittites and the kings of Egypt to come against us.”

2Kgs 7:10

(NIV)
So they went and called out to the city gatekeepers and told them, ‘We went into the Aramean camp and no one was there – not a sound of anyone – only tethered horses and donkeys, and the tents left just as they were.’
(ESV)
So they came and called to the gatekeepers of the city and told them, “We came to the camp of the Syrians, and behold, there was no one to be seen or heard there, nothing but the horses tied and the donkeys tied and the tents as they were.”

2Kgs 7:12

(NIV)
The king got up in the night and said to his officers, ‘I will tell you what the Arameans have done to us. They know we are starving; so they have left the camp to hide in the countryside, thinking, “They will surely come out, and then we will take them alive and get into the city.”’

(ESV)
And the king rose in the night and said to his servants, “I will tell you what the Syrians have done to us. They know that we are hungry. Therefore they have gone out of the camp to hide themselves in the open country, thinking, ‘When they come out of the city, we shall take them alive and get into the city.’”

2Kgs 7:14

(NIV)
So they selected two chariots with their horses, and the king sent them after the Aramean army. He commanded the drivers, ‘Go and find out what has happened.’
(ESV)
So they took two horsemen, and the king sent them after the army of the Syrians, saying, “Go and see.”

2Kgs 7:15

(NIV)
They followed them as far as the Jordan, and they found the whole road strewn with the clothing and equipment the Arameans had thrown away in their headlong flight. So the messengers returned and reported to the king.
(ESV)
So they went after them as far as the Jordan, and behold, all the way was littered with garments and equipment that the Syrians had thrown away in their haste. And the messengers returned and told the king.

2Kgs 7:16

(NIV)
Then the people went out and plundered the camp of the Arameans. So a seah of the finest flour sold for a shekel, and two seahs of barley sold for a shekel, as the  Lord had said.

(ESV)
Then the people went out and plundered the camp of the Syrians. So a seah of fine flour was sold for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel, according to the word of the  Lord.

2Kgs 8:7

(NIV)
Elisha went to Damascus, and Ben-
Hadad king of Aram was ill. When the king was told, ‘The man of God has come all the way up here,’
(ESV)
Now Elisha came to Damascus. Ben-hadad the king of Syria was sick. And when it was told him, “The man of God has come here,”

2Kgs 8:9

(NIV)
Hazael went to meet Elisha, taking with him as a gift forty camel-loads of all the finest wares of Damascus. He went in and stood before him, and said, ‘Your son Ben-Hadad king of Aram has sent me to ask, “Will I recover from this illness?”’

(ESV)
So Hazael went to meet him, and took a present with him, all kinds of goods of Damascus, forty camelsloads. When he came and stood before him, he said, “Your son Ben-hadad king of Syria has sent me to you, saying, ‘Shall I recover from this sickness?’”

2Kgs 8:13

(NIV)
Hazael said, ‘How could your servant, a mere dog, accomplish such a feat?’

‘The  Lord has shown me that you will become king of Aram,’ answered Elisha.

(ESV)
And Hazael said, “What is your servant, who is but a dog, that he should do this great thing?” Elisha answered, “The  Lord has shown me that you are to be king over Syria.”

2Kgs 8:28

(NIV)
Ahaziah went with Joram son of Ahab to war against Hazael king of Aram at Ramoth Gilead. The Arameans wounded Joram;
(ESV)
He went with Joram the son of Ahab to make war against Hazael king of Syria at Ramoth-gilead, and the Syrians wounded Joram.

2Kgs 8:29

(NIV)
so King Joram returned to Jezreel to recover from the wounds the Arameans had inflicted on him at Ramoth in his battle with Hazael king of Aram.

Then Ahaziah son of Jehoram king of Judah went down to Jezreel to see Joram son of Ahab, because he had been wounded.

(ESV)
And King Joram returned to be healed in Jezreel of the wounds that the Syrians had given him at Ramah, when he fought against Hazael king of Syria. And Ahaziah the son of Jehoram king of Judah went down to see Joram the son of Ahab in Jezreel, because he was sick.

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