dunghill, the modern el-Minyay, 15 miles south-south-west of Gaza ( Joshua 15:31 ; 1 Chronicles 2:49 ), in the south of Judah. The Pal. Mem., however, suggest Umm Deimneh, 12 miles north-east of Beersheba, as the site.
measure of a gift; preparation of a garment
(dunghill ), one of the towns in the south district of Judah. ( Joshua 15:31 ) In the time of Eusebius and Jerome it was called Menois, and was not far from Gaza. The first stage southward from Gaza is now el-Minyay , which is perhaps the modern representative of Menois, and therefore of Madmannah.
mad-man'-a (madhmannah; Septuagint:
Codex Vaticanus Macharim; Codex Alexandrinus Bedebena (Joshua 15:31); Codex Vaticanus Marmena; Codex Alexandrinus Madmena (1 Chronicles 2:49)): This town lay in the Negeb of Judah and is mentioned with Hormah and Ziklag. It is represented in Joshua 19:5, etc., by Beth-marcaboth. Umm Deimneh, 12 miles North of Beersheba, has been proposed on etymological grounds (PEF, III, 392, 399, Sh XXIV).
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