Arkite, The

Arkite, The,

from Arka , one of the families of the Canaanites, ( Genesis 10:17 ; 1 Chronicles 1:16 ) and from the context evidently located in the north of Phoenicia. The site which now bears the name of Arka lies on the coast, 2 to 2 1/2 hours from the shore, about 12 miles north of Tripoli and 5 south of the Nahr el-Kebir .

Bibliography Information

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