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Inhabitants of Maroth
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Maroth
Maroth (מָרוֹת‎, maroth). A town in Judah mentioned in connection with the invasion of the Assyrian army (Mic 1:12).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Maroth (Place)
MAROTH (PLACE) [Heb mārôt (מָרֹות)]. A village in the Shephelah of Judah (Mic 1:12), otherwise unknown. LXX reads odynas, “sorrows.” Identification with Maarath [Heb maʿārād] in the hill country of Judah (Josh 15:59) is unlikely since it does not account for the LXX reading, explain the loss of ʿayin,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Maroth
Maroth. City in Palestine, mentioned only by Micah (Mi 1:12). It may be the same as the Maarath in Joshua 15:59; if so, it would be an ancient Canaanite city, part of the inheritance of Judah’s tribe.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Maroth
Maroth mârʹoth [Heb. mārôt]. A town mentioned in Mic. 1:12 and otherwise not identified. The LXX reads katoikoúsȩ̄ odýnas, “who is dwelling in sorrows,” rendering mārôṯ as a common noun. Some scholars have suggested that Maroth is equivalent to Maarath (Heb. maʿarāṯ), but this possibility
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Maroth
MAROTH City in Palestine, mentioned only by Micah (Mi 1:12). It may be the same as the Maarath in Joshua 15:59; if so, it would be an ancient Canaanite city, part of the inheritance of Judah’s tribe.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Maroth
MAROTH. A town in Judah mentioned only in Mic 1:12, in a passage containing plays on the meaning of the place names. Its name means “bitter fountains.” The site is unknown, although some identify it with Maarath (q.v.).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Maroth
Maroth (Heb. mārôṯ)A town in the Shephelah, or lowland, of Judah (Mic. 1:12), possibly the same as Maarath (Khirbet Qufin; Josh. 15:59).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Maroth
Maroth [mârˊŏth] (Heb. mārôṯ “bitterness”). A town in Judah (Mic. 1:12), possibly the same as Maarath (Khirbet Qufin; Josh. 15:59).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Maroth
Ma´roth (bitterness), one of the towns of the western lowland of Judah. Micah 1:12.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Maroth
MA´ROTH (maʹrōth; “bitterness”). A town W of Judah, not far from Jerusalem, on the route of the invading Assyrian army from Lachish (Mic. 1:12).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Maroth
Marothbitterness; i.e., “perfect grief”, a place not far from Jerusalem; mentioned in connection with the invasion of the Assyrian army (Micah 1:12).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Maroth
MAROTH [MAY roth] (bitternesses) — a town in the lowlands of Judah mentioned in connection with the invasion of the Assyrian army “For the inhabitant of Maroth pined for good.” (Mic. 1:12).
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