Arvad

Arvad [N] [S]

wandering, ( Ezekiel 27:8 ), a small island and city on the coast of Syria, mentioned as furnishing mariners and soldiers for Tyre. The inhabitants were called Arvadites. The name is written Aruada or Arada in the Tell-el-Amarna tablets.

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Arvad". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Arvad [N] [E]

(wandering ) ( Ezekiel 27:8 Ezekiel 27:11 ) The island of Ruad , which lies off Tortosa (Tartus ), two or three miles from the Phoenician coast. In agreement with this is the mention of "the Arvadite, in ( Genesis 10:18 ) and 1Chr 1:16 as a son of Canaan, with Zidon, Hamath an other northern localities.


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

Bibliography Information

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