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Maacah (mâ'a-kah), oppression, 2 Samuel 3:3; or Maachah, 1 Chronicles 3:2. 1. A daughter of Talmai, king of Geshur, was taken in battle by David, according to Hebrew tradition, and made one of his wives and bore him Absalom. 2. A small district or kingdom on the northeastern frontier of Palestine, in Syria, near Ammon and toward Mesopotamia, 2 Samuel 10:6; or Maachah, 1 Chronicles 19:6-7.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Maacah'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. 1893.

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