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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Dedan

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1. Son of Raamah, son of Cush. His descendants are supposed to have located themselves on the Persian Gulf. Genesis 10:7 ; 1 Chronicles 1:9 .

2. Descendant of Abraham and Keturah, probably inhabiting the borders of Idumaea. Genesis 25:3 ; 1 Chronicles 1:32 .

3. District mentioned in Jeremiah 25:23 ; Jeremiah 49:8 ; Ezekiel 25:13 . It is more than once in these prophecies associated with Edom, so that it was probably connected with the descendants of Abraham.

4. In Ezekiel 27:15,20 ; Ezekiel 38:13 apparently another place of the same name is referred to, which probably alludes to the district where the descendants of Cush settled.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Dedan'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/d/dedan.html. 1897.

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