Arphax’ad (stronghold of the Chaldees).
1. The son of Shem and ancestor of Eber. Gen. 10:22, 24; 11:10.
2. Arphaxad, a king “who reigned over the Medes in Ecbatana,” Judith 1:1-4; perhaps the same as Phraortes, who fell in a battle with the Assyrians, 633 b.c.