Ar’vad (wandering). Ezek. 27:8, 11. The island of Ruad, which lies off Tortosa (Tartus), two or three miles from the Phœnician coast. In agreement with this is the mention of “the Arvadite,” in Gen. 10:18 and 1 Chron. 1:16, as a son of Canaan, with Zidon, Hamath, and other northern localities.