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  • Name Medan  
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
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      «/b»According to the Bible, «b»Medan«/b» (Hebrew: "contention; to twist, conflict"); also spelt «b»Madan«u»«/b»[1]«/u» was the third son of «u»Abraham «/u», the «u»patriarch «/u» of the «u»Israelites «/u», and «u»Keturah «/u» whom he wed after the death of «u»Sarah «/u». «u»[2][3]«/u» Medan had five brothers, «u»Zimran «/u», «u»Jokshan «/u», «u»Midian «/u», «u»Ishbak «/u», and «u»Shuah «/u».«u»[4]«/u»

      Josephus tells us that "Abraham contrived to settle them in colonies; and they took possession of Troglodytis and the country of Arabia the Happy, as far as it reaches to the Red Sea."«u»[5]«/u» Abraham, in all probability, tried to keep them apart from «u»Isaac «/u» to avoid conflict while fulfilling God's commission to spread out and inhabit the globe.«u»[6][7][8]«/u» Little else is know about him. «u»[9]«/u»
      There is no known connection to the «u»Madan people «/u» of «u»Iran «/u» and Iraq.
      «u»1. ^«/u»«/b» «u»Josephus «/u», Flavious, «i»Antiquities«/i», 1.15.1
      «u»«b»2. ^«/u»«/b» «u»Genesis 25:2-6 «/u»
      «u»«b»3. ^«/u»«/b» «u»1Chronicles 1:32 «/u»
      «u»«b»4. ^«/u»«/b» «u»Genesis 25:1-6 «/u»
      «u»«b»5. ^«/u»«/b» Josephus, Flavious, «i»Antiquities«/i», 1.15.1
      «u»«b»6. ^«/u»«/b» «u»Genesis 1:27,28 «/u»
      «u»«b»7. ^«/u»«/b» «u»Genesis 9:1 «/u»
      «u»«b»8. ^«/u»«/b» Josephus, Flavious, «i»Antiquities«/i», 1.4.1-3
      «u»«b»9. ^«/u»«/b» «i»Seventh-day Adventist Bible Commentary«/i», «i»Volume 1«/i», Review and Herald Publishing Association (Washington, D.C., USA), 1953, p.367
    Person ID I61518  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2009 

    Father Abraham (Ibrahim) (Avraham) ben Tarakr,   b. Abt 2052 B.C.,   d. Abt 1877 B.C. 
    Mother Keturah,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F551617667  Group Sheet

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    Apparent and approximate emigration patters of Abraham’s children to Katurah, excepting those of whom insufficient is known to draw a conclusion.