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Headword: *khda/r
Adler number: kappa,1483
Translated headword: Kedar
Vetting Status: high
The second son of Ishmael.[1] The descendants of this man pitch their tents not far from Babylon up to the present day.[2]
Greek Original:
*khda/r: deu/teros tou= *)ismah\l ui(o/s. oi( de\ tou/tou a)po/gonoi me/xri th/meron ou) po/rrw th=s *babulw=nos e)skh/nhntai.
Theodoret (PG 80.1877a) on Psalm 119.5 LXX. For this name (original form Qedar) see Genesis 25.13, etc.
[1] Ishmael: iota 644.
[2] Kedar and the tribe named after him are very frequently referred to in the Bible. That, along with the use of Kedar/Kedarenes to indicate generally Arabia or the Arabians, and the association linking them with certain kings of Arabia in Assyrian inscriptions, suggests that this people must have enjoyed some importance prior to their destruction by the Assyrians.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; chronology; geography; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 6 April 2005@18:34:27.
Vetted by:
Antonella Ippolito (added note; set status) on 6 April 2005@19:53:43.
David Whitehead (another keyword; adjusted note numbering and other cosmetics) on 11 April 2005@11:57:35.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 24 March 2011@05:34:30.
Catharine Roth (cosmetic) on 24 March 2011@10:48:01.
David Whitehead on 20 February 2013@06:49:38.
David Whitehead on 1 May 2016@04:30:54.


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