(di' sshan) Personal name meaning, “bison” or “antelope.” This may be a variant spelling/pronunciation of Dishon. See Dishon.
A Horite chief and son of Seir (Genesis 36:21,Genesis 36:28,Genesis 36:30). Apparently, these Horites controlled the land of Edom before the Edomites entered the land. See Edom; Horites; Seir.
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'DISHAN'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".