Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Dedan : low ground.

  1. A son of Raamah (Genesis 10:7). His descendants are mentioned in Isaiah 21:13, and Ezekiel 27:15. They probably settled among the sons of Cush, on the north-west coast of the Persian Gulf.
  2. A son of Jokshan, Abraham's son by Keturah (1 Chronicles 1:32). His descendants settled on the Syrian borders about the territory of Edom. They probably led a pastoral life.
Related Resources
  • Hitchcocks’s Bible Names
  • Smith’s Bible Dictionary