Fausset's Bible Dictionary
From Kedem," children of the East," the tribes roaming in the wilds S. and S.E. of Palestine.
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Orientals, the name of a Canaanitish tribe which inhabited the north-eastern part of Palestine in the time of Abraham (Genesis 15:19 ). Probably they were identical with the "children of the east," who inhabited the country between Palestine and the Euphrates.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
KADMONITES . One of the nations whose land was promised to Abram’s seed ( Genesis 15:19 ). Their habitat was probably in the region of the Dead Sea. The fact that Kedemah is said to be a son of Ishmael ( Genesis 25:15 ) renders it likely that they were Ishmaelite Arabs. Ewald, however, regarded Qadmoni as equivalent to B e ne Qedhem (‘Sons of the East’) which seems to have been a general name applied to the Keturahite tribes (see Genesis 25:1-6 ).
W. M. Nesbit.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Morrish Bible Dictionary
One of the ancient peoples who possessed the land promised to Abraham. Genesis 15:19 . Probably the same as bene-Kedem, 'children of the east.' Judges 6:3 .
Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary
ancient inhabitants of the land of Canaan, whose habitation was beyond Jordan, to the east of Phenicia, Genesis 15:19 . The Kadmonites were descended from Canaan, the son of Ham. It has been conjectured that the celebrated Cadmus, the founder of Thebes in Boeotia, was originally a Kadmonite; and that his wife, Hermione, was so named from Mount Hermon.
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Genesis 15:19 , a tribe of Canaanites who inhabited the promised land east of the Jordan, about mount Hermon. Some have fancied that Cadmus, the supposed inventor of the Greek alphabet, and who came from the East, was a Kadmonite. If so, he only introduced into Greece the alphabet of his own country, since the Greek letters are obviously derived from the Phoenician or ancient Hebrew letters.
Kedemah - Probably considered among the Kadmonites. See Kadmonites
Children of the East - See Kadmonites
People of the East - See Kadmonites
Kedemah - See also Kadmonites
Kadmiel - Hence the Kadmonites, or ancient inhabitants of the east
Kadmonites - The Kadmonites were descended from Canaan, the son of Ham
Kadmonites - Kadmonites
Canaanites, the - In Genesis 15:18-21 , where the land promised to Abram extends to the river Euphrates, there are ten nations mentioned: the Kenites, the Kenizzites, the Kadmonites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Rephaims, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Girgashites, and the Jebusites
Kenites - ” Nomadic tribe, probably of blacksmiths, whose land, along with that of the Kadmonites and Kenizzites God promised to Abraham (Genesis 15:19 )
Canaan - ...
God's promise to Abraham was, "Unto thy seed have I given this land from the river of Egypt unto the great river the river Euphrates, the Kenites, the Kenezites, the Kadmonites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Rephaims, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Girgashites, and the Jebusites" (Genesis 15:18-21)