Arad

Arad (Air´ad)

A twenty-five-acre site (Tel ‘Arad) located about eighteen miles east-northeast of Beer-sheba, in the eastern Negeb. The Bible says that the Canaanite king of Arad “fought against Israel and took some of them captive” (Num 21:1; Num 33:40). Arad is in the list of conquered Canaanite cities (Josh 12:14).

Num 21:1

The Bronze Serpent
1When the Canaanite, the king of Arad, who lived in the Negeb, heard that Israel was coming by the way of Atharim, he fought against Israel a ... View more

Num 33:40

40The Canaanite, the king of Arad, who lived in the Negeb in the land of Canaan, heard of the coming of the Israelites.

Josh 12:14




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