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Madmannah

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(mad man' nuh) Place name meaning, “dung heap.” City in the Negeb assigned to Judah (Joshua 15:31 ), possibly identical with Beth-marcaboth (Joshua 19:5 ). Suggested sites include the modern khirbet umm Demneh and khirbet Tatrit, both in the vicinity of Dharhiriyah. The reference to Shaaph as the father of Madmannah (1 Chronicles 2:49 ) is open to various interpretations: (1) Shaaph (re)founded the city; (2) Shaaph's descendents settled in the city; or (3) Shaaph had a son named Madmannah.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Madmannah'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​m/madmannah.html. 1991.
 
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