A chief city of the Canaanites, near which five confederate kings were defeated, taken in the cave to which they had fled, and executed. It lay in the vicinity of Libnah, Azekah, and Lachish, southwest of Jerusalem, in the tribe of Judah, Joshua 10:10-28; 12:16; 15:41.
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Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'MAKKEDAH'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".