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Medan

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Medan

Contention, the third son of Abraham by Keturah (Genesis 25:2).


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Medan

judgment; process


Naves Topical Index
Medan

Son of Abraham and Keturah.
Genesis 25:2; 1 Chronicles 1:32


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Medan

(contention), a son of Abraham and Keturah. (Genesis 23:5; 1 Chronicles 1:42)","","MEDEBA","(water of rest), a town on the eastern side of Jordan, first alluded to in (Numbers 21:30) Here it seems to denote the limit of the territory of Heshbon. It next occurs in the enumeration of the country divided among the transjordanic tribes, (Joshua 13:9) as giving its name to a district of level downs called "the Mishor of Medeba" or "the Mishor on Medeba." At the time of the conquest Medeba belonged to the Amorites, apparently one of the towns taken from Moab by them. In the time of Ahaz Medeba was a sanctuary of Moab. (Isaiah 15:2) It has retained its name down, our own times, and lies four miles southeast of Heshbon, on it rounded but rocky hill.