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Joktan

Meaning: little

also known as: Qahtan or Kahtan

This is the name of the 2nd of the two sons of Eber (Genesis 10:25; 1 Chr. 1:19).

There is an Arab tradition that Joktan was the progenitor of all the purest Arabian tribes of Central and Southern Arabia.

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Article Version: March 19, 2019