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Maacah

Maacah

(oppression ).

  1. The mother of Absalom; also called MAACHAH. ( 2 Samuel 3:3 )
  2. Maacah, or (in ( 1 Chronicles 19:6 1 Chronicles 19:7 ) ) Maachah, a small kingdom in close proximity to Palestine which appears to have lain outside Argob, ( 3:14 ) and Bashun. ( Joshua 12:5 ) The Ammonite war was the only occasion on which the Maacathites came into contact with Israel when their king assisted the Ammonites against Joab with a force which he led himself. ( 2 Samuel 10:6 2 Samuel 10:8 ; 1 Chronicles 19:7 )

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Maacah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.