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Fausset's Bible Dictionary
A town of Moat, whose doom Jeremiah (Jeremiah 48:2) foretells. Playing on the similarly sounding Hebrew word for silence, damam , "thou city of silence (or Madmen) shalt be brought to silence" (Isaiah 15:1); in Isaiah 25:10, "Moab ... trodden down for the dunghill" (Μadmenah ), or as the Hebrew text (kethib ), "in the waters of Madmenah," evidently alludes to Madmen, with a play on its meaning "dunghill," the lowest stage of degradation.
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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Madmen (1)'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/m/madmen-1.html. 1949.