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Medan meaning

מדן
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🔼The name Medan in the Bible

The name Medan occurs only once in the Bible. He is a son of Abraham with Keturah (Genesis 25:2).

🔼Etymology of the name Medan

The name Medan appears to be taken from the noun מדון (madon), meaning strife, derived of the Hebrew verb דין (din), meaning to judge or plead:

🔼Medan meaning

For a meaning of the name Medan, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names reads Strife and NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads judgment.

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