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The father of Anak; described as “the greatest man among the Anakim” (Josh 14:15; 15:13). He was the reputed founder of the city Kiriath-Arba on the site where Hebron was later built (Josh 21:11).
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ARBA (PERSON) [Heb ʾarbaʿ (אַרְבַּע)]. Presented alternately as the greatest of the Anakim (Josh 14:15) and as the father of Anak (Josh 15:13; 21:11). It is unlikely, however, that Arba, which means four, is a personal name. The LXX treats Arba as the name of the principal city of the Anakim and not
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Arba ärʹbə [Heb. ’arba‘—‘four’] (Josh. 14:15; 15:13; 21:11). An important inhabitant of Kiriath-arba (Hebron) in the time of Joshua, and the ancestor of the gigantic Anakim. While the MT regarded Arba as a personal name, the LXX suggests that it was a shortened form of Kiriatharba, making that city,
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