a native of Arab. Paarai the Arbite was one of Davids guard. ( 2 Samuel 23:35 )
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Arbite,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".
The Arbite or perhaps an inhabitant of Arabia in southern Judah (Joshua 15:52). The epithet is used in connection with one of David's mighty men in 2 Samuel 23:35; where Paarai the Arbite occurs. In the parallel list (1 Chronicles 11:37) we have Naarai the son of Ezbai.
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