Meaning of the name: the light of redemption. Related names are: Hamath
, Ivah . The translations of Arpad in 20 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Arpad in Afrikaans
to Nagy in Arabic!
Where are the gods of Hamath, and of Arpad? where are the gods of Sepharvaim, Hena, and Ivah? have they delivered Samaria out of mine hand? (2KI 18:34)
Where is the king of Hamath, and the king of Arpad, and the king of the city of Sepharvaim, of Hena, and Ivah? (2KI 19:13)
Is not Calno as Carchemish? is not Hamath as Arpad? is not Samaria as Damascus? (ISA 10:9)
Concerning Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad: for they have heard evil tidings: they are fainthearted; there is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet. (JER 49:23)