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arba in the Bible

four, a giant, father of Anak. From him the city of Hebron derived its name of Kirjath-arba, i.e., the city of Araba (Josh. 14:15; 15:13; 21:11; Gen. 13:18; 23:2). (See HEBRON.)

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • These arba may have been the baggage-carts of the army and also carts procured on the spot.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Nothing can remain outside, for there will be a greater roaring of the wind at arba.

    The Garden Of Allah Robert Hichens
  • Doubtless it would be through not having these circumstances in his mind that he took the arba for gun-carriages.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Even in the tent at arba she had not fully loved him, perfectly loved him.

    The Garden Of Allah Robert Hichens
  • Mr. Lewis had earlier made arrangements for a car to take them to arba, whence they would go on foot into the forests and desert.

    Captured by the Arabs James H. Foster
  • Anakim, the posterity of Anak, the son of arba, noted in sacred history for their fierceness and loftiness of stature.

  • Then they were silent once more, thinking of how the darkness would come to them at arba.

    The Garden Of Allah Robert Hichens
  • The whole is symbolic of the mystic arba—the four, i, e., the trinity and unity.

  • Domini, it was the little wooden crucifix you pinned upon the tent at arba.

    The Garden Of Allah Robert Hichens
  • Except for its great market back of its modern ugly mosque, there is not much to see in arba.

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