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Easton's Bible Dictionary(Genesis 10:17; 1 Chronicles 1:15), a designation of certain descendants from the Phoenicians or Sidonians, the inhabitants of Arka, 12 miles north of Tripoli, opposite the northern extremity of Lebanon.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary(a.) Belonging to the ark.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaARKITE
ark'-it (`arqi): An inhabitant of the town of Arka, situated some ten or twelve miles Northeast of Tripolis, Syria, and about four miles from the shore of the sea. The Arkites are mentioned in Genesis 10:17 and 1 Chronicles 1:15 as being the descendants of Canaan, and they were undoubtedly of Phoenician stock. The place was not of much importance, but it is mentioned in the Assyrian inscriptions, under the name Irkatah and taken by Tiglathpileser III in 738 B.C. Not being on the sea its trade was small and it probably belonged to Tripoli or Botrys originally. It was the birthplace of Alexander Severus, hence its Roman name, Caesarea Libani. Its site is marked by a high mound near the foothills of Lebanon.
Strong's Hebrew6208. Arqi -- descendant of Canaan, inhab. of the city of Arka
... of the city of Arka. Transliteration: Arqi Phonetic Spelling: (ar-kee') Short
Definition: Arkite. ... of the city of Arka NASB Word Usage Arkite (1), Arkites (1). ...
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757. Arki -- a native of a place in Palestine
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ThesaurusArkite (7 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ARKITE. ...Arkite (7 Occurrences). Genesis 10:17 the
Hivite, the Arkite, the Sinite, (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV) ...
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Arkites (3 Occurrences)
Sinite (2 Occurrences)
Sinites (2 Occurrences)
Hivites (24 Occurrences)
Hivite (25 Occurrences)
Ark-cover (21 Occurrences)
Genealogy (29 Occurrences)
Canaan (102 Occurrences)
Canaanites (63 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceArkite (7 Occurrences)
Genesis 10:17 the Hivite, the Arkite, the Sinite,
2 Samuel 15:32 It happened that when David had come to the top of the ascent, where God was worshiped, behold, Hushai the Archite came to meet him with his coat torn, and earth on his head.
2 Samuel 16:16 It happened, when Hushai the Archite, David's friend, had come to Absalom, that Hushai said to Absalom, "Long live the king! Long live the king!"
2 Samuel 17:5 Then said Absalom, "Now call Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he says."
2 Samuel 17:14 Absalom and all the men of Israel said, "The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel." For Yahweh had ordained to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that Yahweh might bring evil on Absalom.
1 Chronicles 1:15 and the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite,
1 Chronicles 27:33 Ahithophel was the king's counselor: and Hushai the Archite was the king's friend:
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