Arbathite [S]

a name given to Abi-albon, or, as elsewhere called, Abiel, one of David's warriors ( 2 Samuel 23:31 ; 1 Chronicles 11:32 ), probably as being an inhabitant of Arabah ( Joshua 15:61 ), a town in the wilderness of Judah.

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

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

Bibliography Information

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

Arbathite, [E]

a native of the Arabah or Ghor . [ARABAH] Abi-albon the Arbathite was one of Davids mighty men. ( 2 Samuel 23:31 ; 1 Chronicles 11:32 ) [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

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


ar'-bath-it (ha-`arbhathi):

Perhaps "a native of the Arabah." Klostermann suggests "a native of Beth-arabah." The Arbathite is Abi-albon (2 Samuel 23:31), also named Abiel (1 Chronicles 11:32), one of David's heroes.

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