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(mad mehn) A name meaning “Dung pit,” applied to a city of Moab (Jeremiah 48:2 ). Dimon (Dibon), the capital city, is perhaps the intended reference. See Dimon . Jeremiah's dirge perhaps refers to Asshurbanipal's suppression of a Moabite revolt in 650 B.C.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Madmen'. Holman Bible Dictionary.​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​m/madmen.html. 1991.