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Meaning: low ground

  1. Dedan, son of Raamah (Genesis 10:7)—His descendants are mentioned in Isaiah 21:13, and Ezek. 27:15. They probably settled among the sons of Cush, on the northwest coast of the Persian Gulf.

  2. Dedan, 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.