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Makaz
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Makaz
Makaz (מָקַץ‎, maqats). A city mentioned in the list of Solomon’s twelve administrative districts (1 Kgs 4:9).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Makaz (Place)
MAKAZ (PLACE) [Heb māqaṣ (מָקַץ)]. A city listed in Solomon’s second administrative district, administered by Ben-geber. The other towns listed there (cf. also Josh 19:4–46) suggest that this district was in the Shephelah, probably between Nahal Ayyalon and Nahal Sorek. The LXX Machemas/Machmas suggests
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Makaz
Makaz. One of the 12 cities that provided food one month out of the year for King Solomon and his household (1 Kgs 4:9). Situated in northwest Judah, it may be identified with Khirbet el-Mukheizin, south of Ekron.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Makaz
Makaz māʹkaz [Heb. māqaṣ—‘cutting-off place, end’ (?); Gk. Machemas, Machmas, Magchas]. A city under Bendeker in the second administrative district of Solomon (1 K. 4:9). Other cities in the district were Shaalbim, Beth-shemesh, and Elon-beth-hanan; hence this district was in the Shephelah on the
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Makaz
MAKAZ One of the 12 cities that provided food one month out of the year for King Solomon and his household (1 Kgs 4:9). Situated in northwest Judah, it may be identified with Khirbet el-Mukheizin, south of Ekron.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Makaz
MAKAZ. One of the towns in the NW of Judah from which Ben-deker, an officer of Solomon, drew supplies to provide victuals for the king and his household one month in the year (1 Kgs 4:9). It has tentatively been identified with Khirbet el-Mukheizin, six miles NW of Beth-shemesh, two and a half miles
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Makaz
Makaz (Heb. māqaṣ)One of four cities in Solomon’s second administrative district (1 Kgs. 4:9), administered by Ben-deker. Its location is unknown. Although some scholars have located it S of Ekron, it should actually be located in the Ajalon Valley, on the basis of the identification and location
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Makaz
Makaz [māˊkăz] (Heb. māqaṣ “end, border,” from qāṣâ “cut off” [?]). A city in the second district of Solomon’s kingdom (1 Kgs. 4:9). The site may be Khirbet el-Mukheizin, 6 km. (4 mi.) south of Ekron.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Makaz
Ma´kaz (end), a place, apparently a town, named once only—1 Kings 4:9—in the specification of the jurisdiction of Solomon’s commissariat officer, Ben-Dekar. Makaz has not been discovered.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Makaz
MA´KAZ (maʹkaz; “end, boundary”). One of the places in the district under the supervision of Ben-deker, i.e., the son of Deker (1 Kings 4:9), one of Solomon’s purveyors. Its situation is unknown.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Makaz
MAKAZ [MAY kaz] — a city that supplied food for Solomon and his royal household (1 Kin. 4:9).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MAKAZ
MAKAZ<ma’-kaz> (מָקַ׳‎ [maqats]): One of the cities of the 2nd of the 12 districts or prefectures which supplied victuals for Solomon (1 Ki 4:9). It is associated with Shaalbim, Beth-shemesh and Elon-beth-hanan, all three probably identical with cities mentioned (Josh 19:41, 42) as on the border
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