Maktesh [N] [E]
(a mortar or deep hollow ), a place evidently in Jerusalem, the inhabitants of which are denounced by Zephaniah. ( Zephaniah 1:11 ) Ewald conjectures that it was the Phoenician quarter" of the city.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Maktesh'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.