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Meaning: silence, (compare Ps. 94:17)

the fourth son of Ishmael; also the tribe descended from him; and hence also the region in Arabia which they inhabited (Gen. 25:14; 1 Chr. 1:30)

There was also a town of this name in Judah (Josh. 15:52), which has been identified with ed-Domeh, about 10 miles southwest of Hebron.

THE BURDEN OF DUMAH. The place mentioned in the “burden” of the prophet Isaiah (21:11) is Edom/Idumea.