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Midian

[ mid-ee-uhn ]
/ ˈmɪd i ən /
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noun

a son of Abraham and Keturah. Genesis 25:1–4.

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Origin of Midian

Ultimately from Hebrew Midyān, of uncertain origin and meaning
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Midian
/ (ˈmɪdɪən) /

noun Old Testament

a son of Abraham (Genesis 25:1–2)
a nomadic nation claiming descent from him

Derived forms of Midian

Midianite, noun, adjectiveMidianitish, adjective
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