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dedan


dedan


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  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  borders  about  the 
  territory  of  Edom.  They  probably  led  a  pastoral  life. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Dedan,  their  breasts;  friendship;  a  judge