(mad mehn) A name meaning “Dung pit,” applied to a city of Moab (Jeremiah 48:2). Dimon (Dibon), the capital city, is perhaps the intended reference. See Dimon. Jeremiah's dirge perhaps refers to Asshurbanipal's suppression of a Moabite revolt in 650 B.C.
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