Arad (son of Beriah)
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
ARAD (PERSON) [Heb ʿarād (עַרָד)]. One of the six sons of Beriah, according to the longer genealogy of Benjamin given by the Chronicler (1 Chr 8:15). The Greek (LXX) reads ōrēr and ōdēd instead of ʿarād and ʿāder, evidencing confusion between the Hebrew letters reš and dalet.Siegfried S. Johnson
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ARAD1. A son of Beriah, a Benjamite (1 Chr 8:15).2. A Canaanite city in the Negeb whose king fought against the Israelites when they were on their way to Mount Hor (Num 21:1, 33:40, RSV). In the KJV of these verses “king Arad” should read “king of Arad.” Joshua later vanquished its king (Josh 12:14).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
ARAD. 1. A Canaanite town in the wilderness of Judah whose king vainly attacked Israel during the Wandering. Arad was destroyed, and renamed *Hormah (Nu. 21:1–3; 33:40). Jos. 12:14 lists a king of Arad and a king of Hormah amongst the conquered, while Jdg. 1:16–17 tells of Kenites settling in the area,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
A´RAD (aʹrad; “fugitive”).1. In the KJV of Num. 21:1, “king Arad” should read “king of Arad.”2. One of the “sons” of Beriah, of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chron. 8:15).3. A Canaanite city on the southernmost borders of Palestine, whose inhabitants drove back the Israelites while trying to enter Canaan
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Arad—(1.) Now Tell Arad, a Canaanite city, about 20 miles south of Hebron. The king of Arad “fought against Israel and took of them prisoners” when they were retreating from the confines of Edom (Num. 21:1; 33:40; Judg. 1:16). It was finally subdued by Joshua (12:14).(2.) One of the sons of Beriah (1