Comments for the name Aretas

Comments for ARETAS:

Aretas could be related to the Greek work Arete (ἀρετή), pronounced ahr-eh-TAY, which basically means "peak of excellence."
-- erb816  10/27/2010
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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