Arabia, the desert, which was peopled by various nations. Arab means, "a mixture, or assemblage," as well as "the night, and a fruitless country." Sept. seem to have read abor, "all the kings of the other side" the Euphrates, who were also called Arabs. See C. iv. 24.

Isa 21:13 • The burden in Arabia. In the forest at evening you shall sleep, in the paths of Dedanim.

2 Chron 9:14 • Beside the sum which the deputies of divers nations, and the merchants were accustomed to bring, and all the kings of Arabia, and the lords of the lands, who I brought gold and silver to Solomon.

1 Ki 10:15 • Besides that which the men brought him that were over the tributes, and the merchants, and they that sold by retail, and all the kings of Arabia, and the governors of the country.

Ps 71:15 • And he shall live, and to him shall be given of the gold of Arabia, for him they shall always adore: they shall bless him all the day.

1 Mac 11:16 • And Alexander fled into Arabia, there to be protected: and king Ptolemee was exalted.

Gal 1:17 • Neither went I to Jerusalem, to the apostles who were before me: but I went into Arabia, and again I returned to Damascus.

Ezek 27:21Arabia, and all the princes of Cedar, they were the merchants of thy hand: thy merchants came to thee with lambs, and rants, and kids.

Jer 25:24 • And all the kings of Arabia, and all the kings of the west, that dwell in the desert.

Gal 4:25 • For Sina is a mountain in Arabia, which hath affinity to that Jerusalem which now is, and is in bondage with her children.