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compressed, the father of Achish, king of Gath ( 1 Samuel 27:2 ). Called also Maachah ( 1 Kings 2:39 ).
(oppression ) the father of Achish king of Gath, with whom David took refuge. ( 1 Samuel 27:2 ) [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
ma'-ok (ma`okh, "oppressed," "bruised"):
The same as Maacah (1 Kings 2:39). The father of that Achish, king of Gath, with whom David and his 600 sojourned under fear of Saul's treachery (1 Samuel 27:2).
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'MAOCH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.