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Bible Usage:

  • Arad used 5 times.


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

1. Now Tell Arad, a Canaanite city, about 20 miles south of Hebron. The king of Arad "fought against Israel and took of them prisoners" when they were retreating from the confines of Edom (Numbers 21:1; 33:40; Judges 1:16). It was finally subdued by Joshua (12:14).

2. One of the sons of Beriah (1 Chronicles 8:15).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

a wild ass; a dragon

Naves Topical Index

1. A city on the south of Canaan

General references
Numbers 21:1; Numbers 33:40

Subdued by Joshua
Joshua 12:14

2. Son of Beriah
1 Chronicles 8:15

Smith's Bible Dictionary

1. (a wild ass), a Benjamite, son of Beriah, who drove out the inhabitants of Gath. (1 Chronicles 8:15) (B.C. 536.)
2. a royal city of the Canaanites, named with Hormah and Libnah. (Joshua 12:14) The wilderness of Judah was to the south of Arad." (Judges 1:16) It may be identified with a hill, Tel 'Arad , an hour and a half northeast by east from Milh (Moladah), and eight hours from Hebron.
3. a city on the Jordan, "beside Zaretan," in the time of Joshua. (Joshua 3:16)