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'ARYÊH > ARIEH

This name derives from the Hebrew “'aryêh > Arieh”, meaning “lion”. Arieh is a guard who is killed along with king Pekahiah of Israel and a fellow guard named Argob. The assassin's name is Pekah, a royal officer who is helped by fifty men from Gilead. Pekah subsequently becomes king. The Hebrew name Arieh occurs only once in the Bible.

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