Ma`akah

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 4601 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
hk[mfrom (04600)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Ma`akahNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
mah-ak-aw'
Definition
Maachah = "oppression" n pr m
  1. father of Achish, king of Gath at the beginning of Solomon's reign
  2. father of Hanan, one of David's mighty warriors
  3. a Simeonite, father of Shephatiah, prince of his tribe in the reign of David
  4. son of Nahor by concubine Reumah n pr f
  5. daughter of king Talmai of Geshur, wife or David, and mother of Absalom
  6. daughter of Absalom, wife of king Rehoboam of Judah, and mother of king Abijam of Judah
  7. concubine of Caleb the son of Hezron
  8. wife of Machir of the tribe of Manasseh
  9. wife of Jehiel, father of Gibeon n pr Maachathites = "pressure (literally she has pressed)"
  10. a mercenary people hired to fight David
NAS Word Usage - Total: 23
Aram-maacah* 1, Maacah 21, Maacath 1
NAS Verse Count
Genesis1
Joshua1
2 Samuel3
1 Kings4
1 Chronicles10
2 Chronicles4


Total23
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Ma`akah". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .