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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Moresheth Gath

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("possession of Gath"), named by Micah alone (Micah 1:14), himself a Morasthite, i.e. of Moresheth. In the shephelah or "rolling low hills" of Judah. "Thou (Jerusalem) shalt give presents to Moresheth," begging for its help; but Maurer," thou shalt give a writing of renunciation (renouncing all claim) to Moresheth." "Gath" appended implies Moresherh for a time had fallen under the power of the neighboring Philistines of Gath. Ewald, "thou shalt give compensation to Moresheth itself only the possession of another city." Gath also means a "winepress"; Moresbeth may be named Gath from the many winepresses around.

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Moresheth Gath'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/m/moresheth-gath.html. 1949.

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