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Holman Bible Dictionary

Beth-Maacah

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(behth-may' uh cah) (NAS, NRSV) or BETH-MAACHAH (KJV) Place name meaning, “house of Maacah” or “house of pressure.” Usually appears as Abel Beth-Maacah (always so in NIV). See Abel-Beth-Maacah. Form Beth-Maacah apparently appears as final stop on Sheba's trip through Israel to gain support against David (2 Samuel 20:14 ).

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Beth-Maacah'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/b/beth-maacah.html. 1991.

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