A. M. cir. 2180. B.C. cir. 1824. Sheba
1 Kings 10:1
Now when the queen of Sheba heard about the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to test him with difficult questions.
"The caravans of Tema looked, The travelers of Sheba hoped for them.
Let the kings of Tarshish and of the islands bring presents; The kings of Sheba and Seba offer gifts.
and Dedan, Tema, Buz and all who cut the corners [of their hair];
"Flee away, turn back, dwell in the depths, O inhabitants of Dedan, For I will bring the disaster of Esau upon him At the time I punish him.
therefore thus says the Lord GOD, "I will also stretch out My hand against Edom and cut off man and beast from it. And I will lay it waste; from Teman even to Dedan they will fall by the sword.
"Dedan traded with you in saddlecloths for riding.
2 Samuel 2:9
He made him king over Gilead, over the Ashurites, over Jezreel, over Ephraim, and over Benjamin, even over all Israel.
"Of oaks from Bashan they have made your oars; With ivory they have inlaid your deck of boxwood from the coastlands of Cyprus.