Maarath

Maarath [N] [H]

desolation, a place in the mountains of Judah ( Joshua 15:59 ), probably the modern village Beit Ummar, 6 miles north of Hebron.

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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Maarath". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Maarath [N] [E]

den; making empty; watching
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Maarath'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

MAARATH

ma'-a-rath (ma`arath):

A city in the hill country of Judah, mentioned between Gedor and Beth-anoth (Joshua 15:59). The small village of Beit Ummar upon the watershed, a little to the West of the carriage road to Hebron and about a mile from Khirbet Jedur (Gedor), is a probable site. There are many rock tombs to its East. The village mosque is dedicated to Nebi Matta, i.e. Matthew. See P E F, III, 305, Sh XXI.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'MAARATH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.