Maachah, persons in the Bible
Maachah or Maacah (both: māˈəkə), in the Bible. 1 Absalom's mother. 2 See Maoch. 3 Idolatrous wife of Rehoboam. She was Absalom's daughter and mother of Abijah. 4 Caleb's concubine. 5 Wife of Machir the Manassite. 6 Child of Nahor. 7 Wife of Jehiel. 8, 9 Fathers of two of David's men.
Maachah, ancient city-state of Syria
Maachah or Maacah (both: māˈəkə), ancient city-state of Syria, S of Mt. Hermon. It was held by Arameans in biblical times. The inhabitants are Maachathi or Maachathites. It is mentioned several times in the Bible. The town of Abel-beth-maachah may have been in Maachah.
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