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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See araba.

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Examples

  • According to the midrash, Rebekah is buried in Kiriath-Arba, which is so named because of the four [arba] matriarchs buried there: Eve, Sarah, Rebekah and Leah (Gen. Rabbah 58: 4).

    Rebekah: Midrash and Aggadah.

  • The midrash relates that she was buried in Kiriath-arba — so named because the four (arba) Matriarchs are buried there: Eve, Sarah, Rebekah, and Leah (Gen. Rabbah 58: 4).

    Eve: Midrash and Aggadah.

  • Sarah was buried in Kiriath-Arba, which was so named, as the Rabbis explain, because the four [arba] matriarchs were buried there: Eve, Sarah, Rebekah, and Leah (Gen. Rabbah 58: 4).

    Sarah: Midrash and Aggadah.

  • Try having a spiritual moment while being spat at … so I gots to say, Y-Love, perhaps the calls for being inclusive to all of the “arba kanfot” of Klal Yisrael need to be directed to the folks who REALLY think they own all 4: the ultra-Orthodox world.

    JPPPI Don’t Like Frum People | Jewschool

  • I have also visited both settlements including kiryat arba/ hevron and palestinian towns and cities.

    The Hell We Have Wrought | Jewschool

  • I just got back from getting my arba minim, aka lulav and etrog.

    Sukkot, Incoming - Danya Ruttenberg

  • However, we must make a distinction between the story you told about buying the arba minim and women taking the arba minim in general.

    Sukkot, Incoming - Danya Ruttenberg

  • … I just got back from getting my arba minim, aka lulav and etrog.

    Access denied - Danya Ruttenberg

  • The boys were terrified; but a voice called to them: "Count the tsitsis of your arba canfos; if you find eight threads, do not fear, but enter the cave."

    The Breakfast of the Birds, and Other Stories

  • According to these last mentioned passages the name Kirjath-arba was prevalent at the time of the conquest under Joshua, but the propriety of restoring the more ancient name, which apparently had never been forgotten by Israel, seemed to appeal to all.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

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