Arba



arba

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.)

Historical Examples

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.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2 Various

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.
Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism Thomas Inman

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.
In the Land of Mosques & Minarets Francis Miltoun

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