A message concerning Arabia. "You will camp in the thickets in Arabia, you caravans of the Dedanites.
Dedan, Tema, Buz, and those who shave the corners of their beards;
Jokshan was the father of Sheba and Dedan. Dedan's sons were the Asshurites, Letushites, and Leummites.
Men from the low country south of Edom and many of the coastlands were your markets for ivory tusks and ebony that they brought to trade with you.
not including revenue from traders, merchants, and from all the kings of Arabia and the governors of the land.
Cush's descendants were Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raama, and Sabteca. Raamah's descendants were Sheba and Dedan.
The descendants born to Keturah, Abraham's mistress, were Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. The descendants of Jokshan were Sheba and Dedan.
A message that Amoz's son Isaiah received about Babylon:
It will never be inhabited or lived in through all generations; no Bedouin will pitch his tent there; no shepherds will make their flocks lie down there.
To Kedar and the kingdoms of Hazor that King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon destroyed: This is what the LORD says: "Arise, go against Kedar! Plunder the people of the east!
"Dedan traded with you, exchanging riding blankets.