Descendants of Canaan, of the Zidonian branch, who settled a town, called Arka, at the northwest foot of Mount Lebanon, Genesis 10:17; 1 Chronicles 1:15. The ruins of Arka have been found by Burckhardt and others about fourteen miles northeast of Tripolis.
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Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'ARKITES'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".