Midyan: a son of Abraham and Keturah, also his desc. and the region where they settled Original Word: מִדְיָןPart of Speech:
proper name, masculine Transliteration:
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from the same as madonDefinition
a son of Abraham and Keturah, also his desc. and the region where they settled NASB Translation
Midian (54), Midianites (5).
Brown-Driver-Briggs מִדְיָן proper name, masculine 1. son of Abraham and Keturah Genesis 25:2
,4 (J) 1 Chronicles 1:32
2 an Arabian tribe Genesis 36:35 (= 1 Chronicles 1:46) Numbers 31:3 (twice in verse); Numbers 31:7,8 (twice in verse); Numbers 31:9 (P) Judges 6-9 (31 t.); having a כֹּהֵן (as chieftain?) Exodus 2:16; Exodus 3:1; Exodus 18:1 (E); זקנים Numbers 22:4,7 (JE), נשׂיא(יםׅ Numbers 25:18 (P) Joshua 13:21 (P), שׂרים Judges 7:25; Judges 8:3, מלכים Numbers 31:8 (twice in verse); Judges 8:5,12,26; בִּכְרֵי מִדְיָן dromedaries of Midian Isaiah 60:6; יוֺם מִדְיָן day of Midian Isaiah 9:3 (the victory over Midian Judges 7-8) compare Judges 10:26; Psalm 83:10,
3 אֶרֶץ מִרְיָן the land of Midian Exodus 2:15 (E) Habakkuk 3:7; מִדְיָן Exodus 4:19 (J) Numbers 25:15 (P) 1 Kings 11:18; land on Aelanitic gulf (where Arabic geographers still place town ). compare on Midian, GlaserSkizze ii. 447 ff.; HomAufsätze i. (1892), 4f.
The same as midyan; Midjan, a son of Abraham; also his country and (collectively) his descendants -- Midian, Midianite.
see HEBREW midyan