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Holman Bible Dictionary - Paddan-Aram
(payd' duhn-ay' ram) Place name perhaps meaning, “way of Syria,” “field of Syria,” or “plow of Syria.” The land from where Abraham journeyed to Canaan. One of the principle cities was Haran. Later, Abraham sent his steward to Paddan-Aram to seek a wife for Isaac (Genesis 24:1-9 ), and Jacob fled there and married into Laban and Rebekah's branch of the patriarchal family (Genesis 28:2-5 ). It may be modern tell Feddan near Carrhae. Hosea 12:13 calls it the field or country of Syria.



Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Paddan, Paddan-Aram
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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Padan-Aram - KJV form of Paddan-Aram
Paddan, Paddan-Aram - Paddan, Paddan-ARAM (the former in Genesis 48:7 only)
Laban - After the father of Abraham migrated to the region of Paddan-aram in northern Mesopotamia, some of the family settled there. Laban became a prominent member of one of the families that remained in Paddan-aram
Padan, Padanaram - It is strictly Paddan-aram, signifying 'table land of Aram
Paddan-Aram - Later, Abraham sent his steward to Paddan-Aram to seek a wife for Isaac (Genesis 24:1-9 ), and Jacob fled there and married into Laban and Rebekah's branch of the patriarchal family (Genesis 28:2-5 )
Rachel - When Jacob went to Paddan-aram to find a wife, he met and fell in love with Rachel, the younger daughter of his uncle, Laban. This made Rachel so angry that when Jacob and his family left Paddan-aram for Canaan, she took her father’s idols with her
Rebekah - She decided to send him north to her brother in Paddan-aram
Deborah - The first of these was the maidservant of Rebekah who came with her from Paddan-aram when Rebekah married Isaac
Isaac - ... In seeking a wife for Isaac, Abraham insisted that she come not from the Canaanites (who were under God’s judgment) but from his relatives in Paddan-aram. Jacob escaped to Paddan-aram (Genesis 27:41; Genesis 28:1-2; Genesis 28:5)
Shechem - )... Abraham’s grandson, Jacob, upon returning to Canaan from Paddan-aram, bought land in Shechem and settled there with his family and flocks (Genesis 33:18-19)
Jacob - His excuse was that he was going to Paddan-aram to look for a wife among his parent’s relatives (Genesis 27:41-46; Genesis 28:1-5). In Paddan-aram he fell in love with Rachel, younger daughter of his uncle Laban, and agreed to work seven years for Laban as the bride-price for Rachel
Bethel - This may have induced Jacob to come hither on his way to the north, and again on his return from Paddan-aram
Theophany - Jacob, sent off by Isaac to Paddan-aram, was granted a dream in which he saw the Lord (Genesis 28:12-13 )
Isaac - To protect Jacob from his brother’s resentment Isaac sent him away to obtain a wife from his mother’s kindred in Paddan-aram ( Genesis 28:2 ), and repeated the benediction
Benjamin - ] , however ( Genesis 35:22-26 ), gives Paddan-aram as the birth-place of all Jacob’s children
Jacob - Rebekah had to arrange for Jacob to flee to her home in Paddan-aram to escape Esau's wrath (Genesis 27:46-28:1 )
Patriarchs, the - Meanwhile Laban's two daughters felt that they, as well as their husband Jacob, were being treated badly by Laban (Genesis 31:15 ), and all of them plotted to leave Paddan-Aram quietly
Jews, Judaism - He was born in Paddan Aram before Jacob returned to Canaan (Genesis 35:23 )