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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  (1.)  Now  Tell  Arad,  a  Canaanite  city,  about  20  miles  south  of 
  Hebron.  The  king  of  Arad  "fought  against  Israel  and  took  of  them 
  prisoners"  when  they  were  retreating  from  the  confines  of  Edom 
  (Num.  21:1;  33:40;  Judg.  1:16).  It  was  finally  subdued  by  Joshua 
  (2.)  One  of  the  sons  of  Beriah  (1  Chr.  8:15). 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
  Arad,  a  wild  ass;  a  dragon