possession, a city in the plain of Judah ( John 15:44 ). Here Asa defeated Zerah the Ethiopian ( 2 Chronicles 14:9 2 Chronicles 14:10 ). It is identified with the ruin el-Mer'ash, about 1 1/2 mile south of Beit Jibrin.
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 Mareshah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".