( Isaiah 10:9 ; 36:19 ; 37:13 ), also Arphad, support, a Syrian city near Hamath, along with which it is invariably mentioned ( 2 Kings 19:13 ; 18:34 ; Isaiah 10:9 ), and Damascus ( Jeremiah 49:23 ). After a siege of three years it fell (B.C. 742) before the Assyrian king Tiglath-pileser II. Now Tell Erfud.
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Arpad, or Arphad
(strong city ), ( Isaiah 36:19 ; 37:13 ) a city or district in Syria, apparently dependent on Damascus. ( Jeremiah 49:23 ) No trace of its existence has yet been discovered. ( 2 Kings 18:34 ; 19:13 ; Isaiah 10:9 )