the descendants of Dedan, the son of Raamah. They are mentioned in Isaiah 21:13 as sending out "travelling companies" which lodged "in the forest of Arabia." They are enumerated also by ( Ezekiel 27:20 ) among the merchants who supplied Tyre with precious things.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Dedanim". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".