Dedan: Low ground.
1. A son of Raamah
(Genesis 10:7) His descendants are mentioned in
(Isaiah 21:13; 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.