Arah

Arah [N] [S]

the way; a traveler
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Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Arah'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Arah [N] [H]

(wayfaring ).

  1. An Asherite, of the sons of Ulla. ( 1 Chronicles 7:39 )
  2. The sons of Arah returned with Zerubbabel in number 775 according to ( Ezra 2:5 ) but 652 according to ( Nehemiah 7:10 ) (B.C. 536.) One of his descendants, Shechaniah, was the father-in-law of Tobiah the Ammonite. ( Nehemiah 6:18 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
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Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Arah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

ARAH

a'-ra ('arach, "traveler"?):

(1) The son of Ulla, an Asherite (1 Chronicles 7:39).

(2) The head of a family that returned from the exile with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:5; Nehemiah 7:10). He is sometimes identified with Arah of Nehemiah 6:18 whose grand-daughter became the wife of Tobiah, the Ammonite who tried to thwart Nehemiah in rebuilding Jerusalem.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ARAH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.