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Arpachshad (leader of the Medes)
Arpachshad
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Arpachshad (Person)
ARPACHSHAD (PERSON) [Heb ʾarpaḥšad (אַרְפַּחְשַׁד‎)]. 1. A son of Shem and the father of Shelah in the MT (Gen 10:22, 24). In the LXX and in the NT (Luke 3:36; cf. also Jubilees 8:1), Cainan is inserted in the genealogy between Arpachshad and Shelah. In the MT, the lifespan of Arpachshad is given as