The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ardat (Αρδαθ, Ardath). A field where Ezra communed with God, according to 2 Esdras 9:26. The Syriac and Ethiopic versions have Arphad.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ardat (Place)
ARDAT (PLACE) [Lat Ardath]. The name of the field to which Ezra was directed (2 Esdr 9:26), by whose bounty he was nourished, and upon whose slopes he received a vision. As with most of 2 Esdras, there is no surviving Gk form of this place name. The Syriac form is ʾrpd and the Aramaic ʾrbd (perhaps meaning
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ardat ärʹdat [Lat Ardat; Syr. and Eth Arphad]; AV ARDATH. A certain field where Ezra communed with God (2 Esd. 9:26).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ARDAT<ard’-at> (the King James Version Ardath; Syriac and Ethiopic have Arphad): A certain field where Ezra communed with God (2 Esdras 9:26).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Ardat ahr′dat (Vulg. Ardat, but the spelling varies in the mss). KJV Ardath. A field where Ezra is said to have communed with God and received a vision (2 Esd. 9:26). Its location is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
ARDAT, ärdʹat (AV Ardath; Syr and Ethiopic have Arphad): A certain field where Ezr communed with God (2 Esd 9:26).
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ARDAT ahr´dat. Field where Ezra received a fourth vision about a mourning woman (2 Esd 9:26). May be derived from ʾrts khdsh (ארץ חדש), “new land.” See ARAD.