Both the Kurmanji people in North Eastern Iran and the Gor Banjaras use the word «Aram». In both cultures, used as a friendly request at the beginning of all conversations: «Are you at peace» or «resting»? During the Achaemenid Persian Age (600-300 B.C) both Kurmanjis and Banjaras traveled along the Khurasan Road that connected the Middle East with the Indus Valley. In Hebrew Aram-i mens Laban. (page 72-73, «Gypsy and daughter of Israel, Gor Banjara») This was a tribe that lived in Paddan Aram. (The fields of Aram). The plains where the ancient Aramean people dwelt, the border area between today’s Syria and Turkey. Keep in mind that Patriarch Jacob, before he was renamed Israel, was an Aram-ean. From the Bible: Deuteronomy 26:5: “My father was a wandering Aramean, and he went down into Egypt with a few people and lived there and became a great nation, powerful and numerous. (…). As a bachelor Jacob came to his uncle Laban at Paddan Aram in search for a wife. And returned to the land of Kanaan with not less than four Aramean wifes.
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