Kedar in Easton's Bible Dictionary
dark-skinned, the second son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:13).
It is the name for the nomadic tribes of Arabs, the
generally (Isa. 21:16; 42:11; 60:7; Jer. 2:10; Ezek.
dwelt in the north-west of Arabia. They lived in black
hair-tents (Cant. 1:5). To "dwell in the tents of
Kedar" was to
be cut off from the worship of the true God (Ps.
Kedarites suffered at the hands of Nebuchadnezzar