Places of Section 9

Ascalon, Gaza, Negev, Sinai

105. Arad, whence the Aradites - (Tell Arad)

A gate flanked by two towers.

Arad (Num 33:40; 34:4 LXX), city of the Amorites near the desert of Kadesh, and to this day there is a village (of this name) at the 4th milestone from the town of Malatha, and the 20th from Hebron. In the tribe of Judah. (Eusebius, Onomasticon 14:1-3; Jerome 15:1-3)

Map Section 8 Ancient Sources Discussion

Photo: The Canaanite town of Arad (left bottom), and the Israelite fortress (top right).

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