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Chaldea; Chaldeans

Chaldea; Chaldeans

Originally the land and people occupying the delta area of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers; in time the terms were used for all of Babylonia and its people. “Chaldeans” also referred to an educated class of people who studied science, history, languages, and astronomy but who practiced magic and astrology as well.Ezr 5:12; Da 4:7; Ac 7:4.