|Arphaxad (or Arpha) of Chaldea
(Abt 2343 B.C.-Abt 1905 B.C.)
Arphaxad (or Arpha) of Chaldea
- Born: Abt 2343 B.C., Northern Ur in Mesopotamia
- Marriage (1): Rasueja
- Marriage (2): Unknown
- Died: Abt 1905 B.C. about age 438
Noted events in his life were:
• Alt. Name: Arpha the Chaldean: Northern Ur in Mesopotamia. The original Hebrew was Arfa-chesed.
The word "Chaldean" is derived from the Greek language. The actual original Hebrew is Chasdim which "the peoples of Chesed."
Therefore Arfa-chesed means: Arpha the Chaldean
• Famous. Traveled the known world with Shem in the post-Flood world to put down the government of Nimrod.
Arphaxad married Rasueja, daughter of Elam and Unknown.
Arphaxad next married.