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Arbite meaning

ארבי

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🔼The name Arbite in the Bible

There's only one Arbite mentioned in the Bible and he is Paarai the Arbite, one of the mighty-men of king David (1 Samuel 23:35). The list of David's mighty-men is also submitted in 1 Chronicles 11 but Paarai the Arbite isn't mentioned by the Chronicler. He may be the same as Naarai the son of Ezbai (1 Chronicles 11:37).

🔼Etymology of the name Arbite

The name Arbite may either be an ethnonym and describe someone from the town of Arab (which has nothing to do with Arabia), or it is a regular adjective and describes someone routinely engaged in the act that's conveyed by the verb ארב ('arab), meaning to lie in wait or ambush:

🔼Arbite meaning

The name Arbite may either mean Someone From Arab or Ambusher.