How to Pronounce Mesopotamia
Audio Pronunciation of Mesopotamia
Warning: Undefined variable $attributes in /www/biblespeak_795/public/wp-content/plugins/simple-audio-player/simple-audio-player.php on line 76
Warning: Undefined variable $default_directory in /www/biblespeak_795/public/wp-content/plugins/simple-audio-player/simple-audio-player.php on line 79
Warning: Undefined variable $return in /www/biblespeak_795/public/wp-content/plugins/simple-audio-player/simple-audio-player.php on line 87
Phonetic Pronunciation of Mesopotamiamehs-o-po-TAY-mih-uh [sg_popup id="1"](View Pronunciation Guide)[/sg_popup]
How to Say MesopotamiaNow that you know how to correctly say Mesopotamia, be sure to check out some of the hundreds of other names on our website. And be sure to bookmark our website so you can easily learn how to say or pronounce other Bible words!
Learn more about Mesopotamia from the Easton’s Bible Dictionary
The country between the two rivers (Heb. Aram-naharaim; i.e., "Syria of the two rivers"), the name given by the Greeks and Romans to the region between the Euphrates and the Tigris (Gen. 24:10; Deut. 23:4; Judg. 3:8, 10). In the Old Testament it is mentioned also under the name "Padan-aram;" i.e., the plain of Aram, or Syria (Gen. 25:20). The northern portion of this fertile plateau was the original home of the ancestors of the Hebrews (Gen. 11; Acts 7:2). From this region Isaac obtained his wife Rebecca (Gen. 24:10, 15), and here also Jacob sojourned (28:2-7) and obtained his wives, and here most of his sons were born (35:26; 46:15). The petty, independent tribes of this region, each under its own prince, were warlike, and used chariots in battle. They maintained their independence till after the time of David, when they fell under the dominion of Assyria, and were absorbed into the empire (2 Kings 19:13).