ARAH (PERSON) [Heb ʾārāḥ (אָרָח)]. 1. Head of a family of Babylonian exiles who are listed as returnees under the leadership of Zerubbabel and others (Ezra 2:5 = Neh 7:10 = 1 Esdr 5:10). Later in the postexilic period Tobiah, the adversary of Nehemiah, married a woman from the family of Arah (Neh
Arah (air´uh).1 An Asherite, son of Ulla, who appears in a list of heads of houses, warriors, and chief princes (1 Chron. 7:39).2 An ancestor of 775 people who returned from the Babylonian exile (Ezra 2:5), though Neh. 7:10 cites a census of his descendants as numbering 652. Some of his descendants
Arah (Heb. ʾāraḥ)1. The oldest son of Ulla of the tribe of Asher (1 Chr. 7:39).2. An Israelite whose descendants (775, according to Ezra 2:5; 652 at Neh. 7:10) returned from the Exile at the time of Zerubbabel. He is probably the same as the Arah mentioned at Neh. 6:18, whose son Shecaniah was the
A´rah (wayfaring).1. An Asherite, of the sons of Ulla. 1 Chron. 7:39.2. The sons of Arah returned with Zerubbabel in number 775 according to Ezra 2:5, but 652 according to Neh. 7:10. (b.c. 536.) One of his descendants, Shechaniah, was the father-in-law of Tobiah the Ammonite. Neh. 6:18.
A´RAH (aʹrā; “wayfaring”).1. The first named of the three sons of Ulla, of the tribe of Asher (1 Chron. 7:39).2. An Israelite, whose posterity (variously stated as 775 and 652 in number) returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:5; Neh. 7:10), 536 b.c. He is probably the same as the Arah whose