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Fourth son of Japheth, and father of Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim and Dodanim. "From these came the distribution of the isles of the nations." Genesis 10:2,4 ; 1 Chronicles 1:5,7 . Corresponding to this is Isaiah 66:19 , where God sends His messengers to Javan, to the isles afar off, where His glory shall be made known. In Daniel 8:21 , where the Hebrew is the same, Alexander the Great is king of Javan, agreeing with Daniel 10:20 ; Daniel 11:2 ; , Zechariah 9:13 that Javan refers to Greece. In Ezekiel 27:13 the Javan that traded with Tyre doubtless also refers to Greece; but in Ezekiel 27:19 it is supposed to point to southern Arabia, the verse being better translated "Vedan and Javan of Uzal traded in thy markets," etc.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Javan'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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