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Arphaxad

Arphaxad [N] [E] [H]

(stronghold of the Chaldees ).

  1. The son of Shem and ancestor of Eber. ( Genesis 10:22 Genesis 10:24 ; 11:10 )
  2. Arphaxad, a king "who reigned over the Medes in Ecbatana," Judith 1:1-4; perhaps the same as Phraortes, who fell in a battle with the Assyrians, 633 B.C.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Arphaxad'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.