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Madmannah (Place)
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A town located at the southern end of Judah in the Negev plains (Josh 15:31). The town’s founder might have been Shaaph, son of Caleb (1 Chr 2:48–49), though Madmannah in 1 Chr 2:49 could refer to Shaaph’s son rather than a town he founded. It is also possible that Madmannah the person founded the town of Madmannah.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Madmannah
Madmannah (מַדְמַנָּה‎, madmannah). A town located at the southern end of Judah in the Negev plains (Josh 15:31). The town’s founder might have been Shaaph, son of Caleb (1 Chr 2:48–49), though Madmannah in 1 Chr 2:49 could refer to Shaaph’s son rather than a town he founded. It is also possible that
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Madmannah (Place)
MADMANNAH (PLACE) [Heb madmannâ (מַדְמַנָּה)]. A village in the Negeb plains at the S end of the administrative districts of Judah (Josh 15:21). The founding of the place is attributed to Shaaph, a son of Maacah, the concubine of Caleb, and Jahdai, another son of Caleb (1 Chr 2:42–49). Therefore, Madmannah
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Madmannah (Place)
Madmannah (Place). Alternate name for Beth-marcaboth, a city in southern Judah, in Joshua 15:31.See Beth-marcaboth.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Madmannah
Madmannah mad-manʹə [Heb. maḏmannâ; Gk. B Machareim, A Bedebēna (Josh. 15:31), B Marmēna, A Madmēna (1 Ch. 2:49)]. A town in the Negeb of Judah, listed after Ziklag. In a comparable list (Josh. 19:5) the replacement of Madmannah with Beth-marcaboth suggests that the one location had two names.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Madmannah (Place)
MADMANNAH (Place) Alternate name for Beth- marcaboth, a city in southern Judah, in Joshua 15:31. See Beth-marcaboth.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Madmannah
MADMANNAH (maḏmannâh). A town in SW Judah. At one time Calibbite (1 Ch. 2:49), it may have passed to Simeon and become known as Beth-marcaboth (cf. Jos. 15:31 with 19:5; W. F. Albright, JPOS 4, 1924, pp. 159f.). Khirbet umm Deimneh, 6 km SW of Dhahiriyah, and Kh. Tatrit, 2½ km further S, have been
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Madmannah
Madmannah (Heb. maḏmannâ)A city in the Negeb, in southern Judah, close to Beer-sheba. It may be identified with modern Khirbet Umm ed-Deimneh or Khirbet Tatrît (143084). Madmannah is one of 29 cities belonging to the tribe of Judah that are enumerated in Josh. 15:21–32 according to some geographical
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Madmannah
Madmannah [măd mănˊə] (Heb. maḏmannâ). According to a Judahite genealogy (1 Chr. 2:49), the son of Shaaph, a descendant of Caleb through his concubine Maacah. The name represents a town in Judah’s tribal allotment among the towns “toward the boundary of Edom in the Negeb” (Josh. 15:21, 31; RSV
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Madmannah
Madman´nah (dunghill), one of the towns in the south district of Judah. Josh. 15:31. In the time of Eusebius and Jerome it was called Menoïs, and was not far from Gaza. The first stage southward from Gaza is now el-Minyây, which is perhaps the modern representative of Menoïs, and therefore of Madmannah.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Madmannah
MADMAN´NAH (mad-manʹa; “dunghill”). A town in the extreme S of Judah (Josh. 15:31), afterward assigned to Simeon. From 1 Chron. 2:49 it appears to have been founded or occupied by Shaaph, the son of Maacah, Caleb’s concubine. It is possibly to be identified with Miniay, or Minieh, S of Gaza.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Madmannah
Madmannahdunghill, the modern el-Minyay, 15 miles south-south-west of Gaza (Josh. 15:31; 1 Chr. 2:49), in the south of Judah. The Pal. Mem., however, suggest Umm Deimneh, 12 miles north-east of Beersheba, as the site.
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