Dedan (Dee´duhn)

The city and kingdom of the Dedanites, an Arabian people of unclear origin (Gen 10:6-7; Gen 25:1-3). Al-‘Ula, an oasis about fifty miles southwest of Tema, was central to Dedan’s far-reaching commercial activities, which included trade with Tyre (Ezek 27:20). The prophets denounced Dedan (Isa 21:13; Jer 25:23; Jer 49:8; Ezek 25:13).

Gen 10:6-7

6The descendants of Ham: Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan.7The descendants of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca. The descendants of Raamah: Sheba and ... View more

Gen 25:1-3

Abraham Marries Keturah
1Abraham took another wife, whose name was Keturah.2She bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah.3Jokshan was the fath ... View more

Ezek 27:20

20Dedan traded with you in saddlecloths for riding.

Isa 21:13

13The oracle concerning the desert plain.

In the scrub of the desert plain you will lodge,
O caravans of Dedanites.

Jer 25:23

23Dedan, Tema, Buz, and all who have shaven temples;

Jer 49:8

8Flee, turn back, get down low,
inhabitants of Dedan!
For I will bring the calamity of Esau upon him,
the time when I punish him.

Ezek 25:13

13therefore thus says the Lord GOD, I will stretch out my hand against Edom, and cut off from it humans and animals, and I will make it desolate; from Teman eve ... View more

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