Dumah [N] [E]

(silence ).

  1. A son of Ishmael, most probably the founder of the Ishmaelite tribe of Arabia, and thence the name of the principal place of district inhabited by that tribe. ( Genesis 25:14 ; 1 Chronicles 1:30 ; Isaiah 21:11 )
  2. A city in the mountainous district of Judah, near Hebron, ( Joshua 15:52 ) represented by the ruins of a village called ed-Daumeh , six miles southwest of Hebron.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Dumah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.
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