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Bible Dictionaries

Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Arkites

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One family of Canaanites (Genesis 10:17; 1 Chronicles 1:15). A place N. of Phoenicia, called subsequently Caesarea Libani (at the base of Lebanon) from being Alexander Severus' birthplace; well known to the crusaders. Now Arka, two and a half hours from the shore; twelve miles N. of Tripoli; and five S. of Nahr el Kebir (Eleutheris). The ruins are scattered on a hill of about two acres, and on a plateau N. of it.

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Arkites'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/a/arkites.html. 1949.

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