a'-ra ('arach, "traveler"?):

(1) The son of Ulla, an Asherite (1 Chronicles 7:39).

(2) The head of a family that returned from the exile with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:5; Nehemiah 7:10). He is sometimes identified with Arah of Nehemiah 6:18 whose grand-daughter became the wife of Tobiah, the Ammonite who tried to thwart Nehemiah in rebuilding Jerusalem.

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