desolation, a place in the mountains of Judah ( Joshua 15:59 ), probably the modern village Beit Ummar, 6 miles north of Hebron.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Maarath". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".