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Arkite The

Ar’kite, The, from Arka, one of the families of the Canaanites, Gen. 10:17; 1 Chron. 1:15, and from the context evidently located in the north of Phœnicia. The site which now bears the name of ’Arka lies on the coast, 2 to 2½ hours from the shore, about 12 miles north of Tripoli and 5 south of the Nahr el-Kebir.