In the bible, Arvad is the name of the son of Canaan (GEN 10:15). Related names are: Zidon
and Gammadims. The translations of Arvad in 21 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Arado in Spanish
to Arado in Arabic!
The inhabitants of Zidon and Arvad were thy mariners: thy wise men, O Tyrus, that were in thee, were thy pilots. (EZE 27:8)
The men of Arvad with thine army were upon thy walls round about, and the Gammadims were in thy towers: they hanged their shields upon thy walls round about; they have made thy beauty perfect. (EZE 27:11)