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Maked
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Maked
Maked (Μακεδ, Maked). A city in Gilead, one of five in which Jews were taken captive by Gentiles (1 Macc 5:26).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Maked (Place)
MAKED (PLACE) [Gk Maked (Μακεδ)]. One of the five cities in Gilead in which Jews were being held captive by the gentile citizens (1 Macc 5:26). The city is perhaps the same as m-q-t, mentioned by Thutmose III in his list of Canaanite towns. The location of the site is open to question. Abel (1923: 518–19)
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Maked
Maked māʹkəd [Gk. a Maked A Makeb]; AV also Maged (1 Macc. 5:36). A “strong and large” city in Gilead (1 Macc. 5:26, 36). Judas Maccabeus and his brother Jonathan “crossed the Jordan and went three days into the wilderness” (v 24) to rescue Jews captured “by the Gentiles in Gilead” (v 9) and “shut
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MAKED
MAKED<ma’-ked> ([Μακέδ, Maked], [Μακέβ, Makeb]) : A strong city East of the Jordan, not yet identified. It is named along with Bosor, Alema and Casphor (1 Macc 5:26). In 1 Macc 5:36, the King James Version reads “Maged.”
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 4, M–P
Maked
Maked may’kid (Μακεδ). A strong city in Gilead from which Judas Maccabee rescued Jews who were being threatened by their pagan neighbors (1 Macc. 5:26, 36; KJV, “Maged”). Maked must have been E of the Sea of Galilee, apparently between Bosor and Chaspho (Caspin), and some have identified it with modern
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Maked
MAKED, māʹked (Μακέδ, Makéd, Μακέβ, Makéb): A strong city E. of the Jordan, not yet identified. It is named along with Bosor, Alema and Casphor (1 Macc 5:26). In ver 36, AV reads “Maged.”
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
MAKED
MAKED may´kid [Μακέδ Maked]. A city northeast of the Sea of Galilee where Judas Maccabeus rescued besieged Jews (1 Macc 5:26, 36).