Dedan (descendant of Abraham)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
DEDAN (Person)1. Grandson of Cush in the list of Noah’s descendants. His father was Raamah, and his brother’s name was Sheba (Gn 10:7; 1 Chr 1:9).2. Grandson of Abraham through Keturah (Gn 25:3). His father was Jokshan, his brother was Sheba, and his descendants were the Asshurim, Letushim, and Leummim.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
DEDAN. The Dedanim (Isa 21:13) or Dedanites were an Arab people, descendants of Ham through Cush (Gen 10:7; 1 Chr 1:9), who intermarried with descendants of Abraham by Keturah (Gen 25:3; 1 Chr 1:32). That the name Dedan does not represent two separate peoples in these genealogies seems certain from the
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
DEDAN. A city and people of NW *Arabia, famous for its role in the caravan trade (Is. 21:13; Ezk. 27:20—the reference in MT of v. 20 is probably due to a textual error—cf. rsv), since it lay on the well-known ‘incense route’ from S Arabia to Syria and the Mediterranean. It is mentioned in close association
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
DEDAN דתןI. Dedan is one of the ancestors of the royal families of Ugarit and Assyria. According to Ugaritic texts he was deified. In both Ugaritic and Akkadian texts he is also named Datan or Ditan. This name can be related to Akk ditānu, didānu, ‘bison’ (AHW 173) or to Akk datnu, ‘warlike’. It also
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
DE´DAN (dēʹdan).1. A son of Raamah, son of Cush (Gen. 10:7; 1 Chron. 1:9).2. A son of Jokshan, son of Abraham and Keturah (Gen. 25:3; 1 Chron. 1:32). The usual opinion respecting these founders of tribes is that they first settled among the sons of Cush, wherever these latter may be placed; the second,
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Dedan—low ground. (1.) A son of Raamah (Gen. 10:7). His descendants are mentioned in Isa. 21:13, and Ezek. 27:15. They probably settled among the sons of Cush, on the north-west coast of the Persian Gulf.(2.) A son of Jokshan, Abraham’s son by Keturah (1 Chr. 1:32). His descendants settled on the Syrian
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Dedan [Dee-duhn](Hebrew origin: Uncertain meaning)(Genesis 10:7). Unspecified date. Dedan and Sheba were the sons of Raamah, a descendant of Noah through his son Ham.(Genesis 25:3). 18th century b.c. Dedan and Sheba were the sons of Jokshan and grandsons of Abraham and Keturah, the woman whom Abraham