- The mother of Absalom; also called MAACHAH.
(2 Samuel 3:3)
- Maacah, or (in (1 Chronicles 19:6,7) ) Maachah, a small kingdom in close proximity to Palestine which appears to have lain outside Argob, ( 3:14) and Bashun. (Joshua 12:5) The Ammonite war was the only occasion on which the Maacathites came into contact with Israel when their king assisted the Ammonites against Joab with a force which he led himself. (2 Samuel 10:6,8; 1 Chronicles 19:7)
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Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Ma’acah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".