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dumah


dumah


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Dumah 
  silence,  (comp.  Ps  94:17),  the  fourth  son  of  Ishmael;  also  the 
  tribe  descended  from  him  and  hence  also  the  region  in  Arabia 
  which  they  inhabited  (Gen.  25:14;  1  Chr.  1:30). 
 
  There  was  also  a  town  of  this  name  in  Judah  (Josh.  15:52), 
  which  has  been  identified  with  ed-Domeh,  about  10  miles 
  southwest  of  Hebron.  The  place  mentioned  in  the  burden"  of  the 
  prophet  Isaiah  (21:11)  is  Edom  or  Idumea.