User comments for Aretas (Meaning / History Only)

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This was the name of the ruler of Najran (a region south of Saudi Arabia) during the Jewish persecution of the area. It means in Arabic "he who tills".
Muhannad  11/23/2011
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Aretas could be related to the Greek work Arete (ἀρετή), pronounced ahr-eh-TAY, which basically means "peak of excellence."
erb816  10/27/2010

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