Archite, Archites

See also Arkite

ARCHITE, ARCHITES är’ kīt, är’ kīts (אַרְכִּ֖י; KJV ARCHI). A clan mentioned in connection with the allotment of the descendants of Joseph (Josh 16:2). Its most famous member was Hushai, the adviser of David and later of Absalom (2 Sam 15:32; 16:16; 17:5, 14; 1 Chron 27:33). The Archites were located on the N border of Benjamin, at Ataroth-Addar.