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Dictionaries :: Maachah

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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Maachah:

oppression, a small Syrian kingdom near Geshur, east of the Hauran, the district of Batanea (Jos 13:13; 2Sa 10:6,8; 1Ch 19:7).

(2.) A daughter of Talmai, king of the old native population of Geshur. She became one of David's wives, and was the mother of Absalom (2Sa 3:3).

(3.) The father of Hanan, who was one of David's body-guard (1Ch 11:43).

(4.) The daughter of Abishalom (2Ch 11:20-22), the third wife of Rehoboam, and mother of Abijam (1Ki 15:2). She is called "Michaiah the daughter of Uriel," who was the husband of Absalom's daughter Tamar (2Ch 13:2). Her son Abijah or Abijam was heir to the throne.

(5.) The father of Achish, the king of Gath (1Ki 2:39), called also Maoch (1Sa 27:2).

Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary

Maachah:

pressed down; worn; fastened

Smith's Bible Dictionary

Maachah:

(oppression).

(1.) The daughter of Nahor by his concubine Beumah (Genesis 22:24).

(2.) The father of Achish who was king of Gath at the beginning of Solomon's reign (1 Kings 2:39).

(3.) The daughter, or more probably granddaughter, of Absalom named after his mother; the third and favorite wife of Rehoboam, and mother of Abijah (1 Kings 15:22; 2 Chronicles 11:20-22). The mother of Abijah is elsewhere called "Michaiah the daughter of Uriel of Gibeah." (2 Chronicles 13:2). During the reign of her grandson Asa she occupied at the court of Judah the high position of "king's mother," (compare 1 Kings 15:13) but when he came of age she was removed because of her idolatrous habits (2 Chronicles 15:16).

(4.) The concubine of Caleb the son of Hezron (1 Chronicles 2:48).

(5.) The daughter of Talmai king of Geshur, and mother of Absalom (1 Chronicles 3:2) also called Maacah in Authorized Version of 2 Samuel 3:3.

(6.) The wife of Machir the Manassite (1 Chronicles 7:15-16).

(7.) The wife of Jehiel, father or founder of Gibeon (1 Chronicles 8:20; 9:35).

(8.) The father of Hanan, one of the heroes of David body‐guard (2 Chronicles 11:43).

(9.) A Simeonite, father of Sephatiah, prince of his tribe in the reign of David (1 Chronicles 27:16).

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