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Maacathites
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Maacathites
Maacathites (מַעֲכָתִי‎, ma'akhathiy). The residents of Maacah (Deut 3:14; Josh 12:5; Josh 13:11). The Israelites failed to drive them out of Canaan (Josh 13:13).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Maachathite, Ma-acathite, Maachathi
Maachathite, Ma-acathite, Maachathi. People of Maacah who held the territory neighboring the Geshurites and the boundary of land granted to the half tribe of Manasseh (Dt 3:14, kjv Maachathi; Jos 12:5; 13:11). It was taken over by Jair who with his companions were unable to dislodge the Maachathites
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Maacathites
Maacathites mā-akʹə-thīts [Heb. hammaʿaḵāṯî; Gk. B ho Machatei, A Machathi]; AV MAACHATHITES, also MAACHATHI (Dt. 3:14); NEB also BETH-MAACA. The inhabitants of Maacah. Maacathites mentioned by name are Ahasbai (2 S. 23:24; but cf. 1 Ch. 11:36; see Mecherathite), Jaazaniah (2 K. 25:23), Eshtemoa
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Maacathite, Maachathi, Maachathite
MAACATHITE, MAACHATHI*, MAACHATHITE* People of Maacah who held the territory neighboring the Geshurites and the boundary of land granted to the half-tribe of Manasseh (Dt 3:14; Jos 12:5; 13:11). It was taken over by Jair, who with his companions were unable to dislodge the Maacathites and Geshurites
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Maachathi, Maachathites
MAACHATHI, MAACHATHITES. The inhabitants of the small Aramaean kingdom of Maac(h)ah which lay N and W of Geshur in the territory once captured by Jair (Deut 3:14; 2 Sam 10:8; 1 Chr 19:6–7) See Maacah 3. The territory of Israel in Joshua’s day was usually described as “unto the border” of the Maachathites
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ma-achathi
Ma-ach´athi (oppression) and Ma-ach´athites, The, two words which denote the inhabitants of the small kingdom of Maachah. Deut. 3:14; Josh. 12:5; 13:11, 13; 2 Sam. 23:34; 2 Kings 25:23; Jer. 40:8.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Maacathites
MAAC´ATHITES (ma-akʹa-thīts). Inhabitants of Maacah (Josh. 13:13), a small kingdom S of Mt. Hermon, located in the northern part of the Golan Heights, bounded on the S by the kingdom of Geshur. There were Maacathite warriors among the mighty men of Israel. One was apparently the father of Ahasbai in
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Maachathites, Maacathites
MAACHATHITES, MAACATHITES [may AK uh thights] — descendants of Maacah, also called Maachah, or a native or inhabitant of the Aramean kingdom of Maacah. The Maacathites are often mentioned together with the Geshurites (Josh. 12:5). A number of Maacathites were among the mighty men of Israel (2 Sam. 23:34).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MAACATHITES
MAACATHITES<ma-ak’-a-thits> הַמַּעֲכָתִי (hama`akhathi]; Septuagint: Codex Vaticanus [ὁ Μαχατεί, ho Machatei]; Codex Alexandrinus [Μαχαθί, Machathi]): Mentioned in Scripture are Ahasbai M (2 Sam 23:34), Jaazaniah (2 Ki 25:23), Naham (1 Ch 4:19) and Jezaniah (Jer 40:8). See preceding article.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 4, M–P
Maachah, Maachathi, Maachathite
Maachah, Maachathi, Maachathite may’uh-kuh, may-ak’uh-thi, may-ak’uh-thit. KJV forms of Maacah and Maacathite.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Maacathites
MAACATHITES, mā̇-ak′a-thīts (הַמַּעֲכָתִי‎, hama‛ăkhāthī; B, ὁ Μαχατει, ho Machateí, A, Μαχαθί, Machathí): Mentioned in Scripture are Ahasbai (2 S 23:34), Jaazaniah (2 K 25:23), Naham (1 Ch 4:19) and Jezaniah (Jer 40:8). See preceding article.