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Kedemah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kedemah, Son of Ishmael
Kedemah, Son of Ishmael (קֵדְמָה‎, qedemah). The youngest son of Ishmael (Gen 25:15; 1 Chr 1:31).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Kedemah (Person)
KEDEMAH (PERSON) [Heb qēdmâ (קֵדְמָה)]. A son of Ishmael (Gen 25:15; 1 Chr 1:31). All the sons of Ishmael are prominent N Arabian tribes or cities of the 1st millennium b.c. (see ISHMAELITES), more or less amply attested as such in both biblical and extrabiblical sources—with the exception of Kedemah.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kedemah
Kedemah. Son of Ishmael (Gn 25:15) who gave his name to the tribe he fathered (1 Chr 1:31).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Kedemah
Kedemah kedʹə-mä, kə-dē̱-ʹmə [Heb. qēḏe—‘eastward’]. Son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:15), head of a clan (1 Ch. 1:31). See Kadmonite.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kedemah
KEDEMAH Son of Ishmael (Gn 25:15) who gave his name to the tribe he fathered (1 Chr 1:31).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Kedemah
Kedemah (ked´uh-muh; Heb., “easterner”), one of Ishmael’s sons (Gen. 25:15; 1 Chron. 1:31). He was probably the ancestor of the Kadmonites (Gen. 15:19). The name derives from the Hebrew root qdm, which literally means “front”; it receives the added sense of “easterner” because the “front,” or beginning,
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Kedemah
KEDEMAH. The twelfth son of Ishmael (Gen 25:15; 1 Chr 1:31). The Heb. name (Qēdmâ) means “toward the east.” It is possible that the benê qedem, “the children of the east” (Gen 29:1; Jdg 6:3, 33, etc.). mentioned frequently in extrabiblical records, may be descendants of this Ishmaelite. See East,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kedemah
Kedemah (Heb. qēḏĕmâ)A son of Ishmael (“easterner”) whose descendants constituted an Arabian tribe, possibly to be reckoned among the Kadmonites (Gen. 25:15 = 1 Chr. 1:31).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Kedemah
Kedemah [kĕdˊə mə] (Heb. qēḏe, from qeḏem “east”). A son of Ishmael whose descendants constituted an Arabian tribe (possibly to be reckoned among the Kadmonites) (Gen. 25:15 par. 1 Chr. 1:31).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Kedemah
Ked´emah (eastward), the youngest of the sons of Ishmael. Gen. 25:15; 1 Chron. 1:31.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Kedemah
KED´EMAH (kedʹe-ma; “eastward”). The last named son of Ishmael, and probably head of an Arab tribe of the same name (Gen. 25:15; 1 Chron. 1:31).
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