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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Ethan,  SD  (town,  FIPS  20060) 
  Location:  43.54589  N,  97.98293  W 
  Population  (1990):  312  (134  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  57334 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Ethan 
  firm.  (1.)  "The  Ezrahite,"  distinguished  for  his  wisdom  (1  Kings 
  4:31).  He  is  named  as  the  author  of  the  89th  Psalm.  He  was  of 
  the  tribe  of  Levi. 
 
  (2.)  A  Levite  of  the  family  of  Merari,  one  of  the  leaders  of 
  the  temple  music  (1  Chr.  6:44;  15:17,  19).  He  was  probably  the 
  same  as  Jeduthun.  He  is  supposed  by  some  to  be  the  same  also  as 
  (1). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Ethan,  strong;  the  gift  of  the  island 
 




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