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Kedar

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

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A son of Ishmael, Genesis 25:13 , the father of the Kedarenians or Cedrei, mentioned by Pliny, who dwelt in the neighborhood of the Nabatheans, in Arabia Deserta. They were a numerous and powerful tribe, not of the best reputation, Psalm 120:5 , and their name is sometimes put for the whole of Arabia Desert and its wandering inhabitants, Isaiah 21:16,17 42:11 . Their black camel's hair tents are a picturesque feature in a landscape, Song of Song of Solomon 1:5 .

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Kedar'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ats/​k/kedar.html. 1859.
 
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