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Arkite

Hebrew: “Arqiy.”

The name “Arkite” is found only twice in the Bible, see: Gen. 10:17 and 1 Chr. 1:15. It is the name of certain descendants from the Phoenicians or Sidonians, the inhabitants of Arka (Erek), 12 miles north of Tripoli, opposite the northern end of Lebanon.

Author: Matthew G. Easton, edited by Paul S. Taylor.