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The residents of the Phoenician city of Arvad. Listed among the descendants of Canaan (Gen 10:18; 1 Chr 1:16). Ezekiel mentions Arvadites among the Phoenicians who served the city of Tyre as rowers (Ezek 27:8) and soldiers (Ezek 27:11).
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AR´VADITE (arʹva-dīt; Gen. 10:18; 1 Chron. 1:16). An inhabitant of the island of Aradus, or Arvad (which see). The Arvadites were descended from the sons of Canaan (Gen. 10:18). They appear to have been in some dependence upon Tyre, as we find them furnishing a contingent of mariners to that city (Ezek.
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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ARVAD; ARVADITES<ar’-vad>, <ar’-vad-its> ( אַרוַד [’arwadh]; [ Ά̓ραδος, Arados]; modern Ruad): An island city off the coast of Syria some 30 miles North of Tripolis, and the race inhabiting it. It was a barren rock covered with fortifications and houses several stories in height. The island was about
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
ARVAD, ärʹvad, ARVADITES, ärʹvad-īts (אַרוַד, ’arwadh; Ἄραδος, Árados; mod. Ruad): An island city off the coast of Syria some 30 miles N. of Tripolis, and the race inhabiting it. It was a barren rock covered with fortifications and houses several stories in height. The island was about 800 ft.