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Strong's #4601 - מַעֲכָה

Transliteration
Maʻăkâh
Phonetics
mah-ak-aw', mah-ak-awth'
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H4600);
Parts of Speech
proper noun, proper feminine noun, proper masculine noun
TWOT
None
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מַעֲכָתִי
Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Maachathites = “pressure (literally she has pressed)”

1) father of Achish, king of Gath at the beginning of Solomon’s reign (noun proper masculine)

2) father of Hanan, one of David’s mighty warriors (noun proper masculine)

3) a Simeonite, father of Shephatiah, prince of his tribe in the reign of David (noun proper masculine)

4) son of Nahor by concubine Reumah (noun proper masculine)

5) daughter of king Talmai of Geshur, wife of David, and mother of Absalom (noun proper feminine)

6) daughter of Absalom, wife of king Rehoboam of Judah, and mother of king Abijam of Judah (noun proper feminine)

7) concubine of Caleb the son of Hezron (noun proper feminine)

8) wife of Machir of the tribe of Manasseh (noun proper feminine)

9) wife of Jehiel, father of Gibeon (noun proper feminine)

10) a mercenary people hired to fight David (noun proper)

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (23)
Genesis 1
Joshua 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 10
2 Chronicles 4
NAS (22)
Genesis 1
Joshua 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 9
2 Chronicles 4
HCS (23)
Genesis 1
Joshua 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 10
2 Chronicles 4
BSB (23)
Genesis 1
Joshua 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 10
2 Chronicles 4
ESV (22)
Genesis 1
Joshua 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 9
2 Chronicles 4
WEB (21)
Genesis 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 9
2 Chronicles 4
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַעֲכָה proper name, masculine, feminine and of a people 1. masculineᵐ5 Μ(ο)ωχα, Μα(α)χα:

a. son of Nahor by his concubine רְאוּמָה Genesis 22:22 (J), ancestor of people see

3. b. father ofחָנָן, a hero of David 1 Chronicles 11:43.

c. Simeonite name 1 Chronicles 27:16.

d. father of Achish 1 Kings 2:39 (see מָעוֺךְ above).

2. feminineᵐ5 Μ(ο)ωχα, Μααχα, etc.:

a. Geshurite princess, wife of David, mother of Absalom, 2 Samuel 3:3 = 1 Chronicles 3:2.

b. daughter of Absalom, wife of Rehoboam, mother of Abijam, 1 Kings 15:2; 2 Chronicles 11:20,21,22; read also ׳מ 2 Chronicles 13:2 (so ᵐ5ᵑ6) for ᵑ0מִיכָיָה, where called daughter of Uriel of Gibeah (on this difficulty see Be Öttli, and compare c).

c. mother of Asa, and called also daughter of Absalom (as b) 1 Kings 15:10, compare 1 Kings 15:13 2 Chronicles 15:16, (on this difficulty see Th Kmp: in Kau).

d. concubine of Caleb according to 1 Chronicles 2:48.

e. wife of Machir 1 Chronicles 7:16, compare 1 Chronicles 7:15 (corrupt, see Be).

f. wife of (יעיאל), father of Gibeon, 1 Chronicles 8:29; 1 Chronicles 9:35.

3. of a people, ᵐ5 Μοοχα, Μωχα, Μα(α)χα; dwelling west of Bashan, near Soba, and Geshur (compare especially adjective, of a people below), 2 Samuel 10:6,8 = 1 Chronicles 19:7, ׳אֲרַם מ 1 Chronicles 19:6 (compare Genesis 22:24 above); = מַעֲכָת Joshua 13:13 (+ גְּשׁוּר), ᵐ5 ὀ Μαχατει, Μαχαθι. — אָבֵל בֵּית מַעֲכָה see below בַּיִת, p. 112above, and אָבֵל, p. 5.

מַעֲכָת see above מַעֲכָה

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מַעֲכָה & מַעֲכָת Joshua 13:13 (“oppression”), [Maachah], pr.n.

(1) of a town and region at the foot of Hermon, near Geshur, a district of Syria (see גְּשׁוּר and גְּשׁוּרִי No. 1 ), 2 Samuel 10:6, 2 Samuel 10:8; Deuteronomy 3:13. Hence the neighbouring tract of Syria was called אֲרַם מַעֲכָה 1 Chronicles 19:6. Gent. noun מַעֲכָתִי Deuteronomy 3:14; Joshua 12:5, 13:11 2 Kings 25:23. Comp. בֵּית מַעֲכָה and אָבֵל בֵּית מַעֲכָה.

(2) of several men

(a) 1 Kings 2:39; 1 Chronicles 11:43, 27:16 called also מָעוֹךְ, which see.

(b) Genesis 22:24 where however the sex is doubtful;-and of women, as

(c) the wife of Rehoboam, 1 Kings 15:2, 10:13 2 Chronicles 11:20 called also, 13:2, מִיכָיָהוּ.

(d) 2 Samuel 3:3.

(e) 1 Chronicles 2:48.

(f) 1 Chronicles 7:15, 16 1 Chronicles 7:16.


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List of Word Forms
וּמַֽעֲכָ֔ה וּמַֽעֲכָת֙ ומעכה ומעכת מַֽעֲכָה֙ מַעֲכָ֔ה מַעֲכָ֖ה מַעֲכָ֞ה מַעֲכָ֣ה מַעֲכָ֤ה מַעֲכָֽה׃ מַעֲכָה֙ מעכה מעכה׃ ma‘ăḵāh ma·‘ă·ḵāh maaChah ū·ma·‘ă·ḵāh ū·ma·‘ă·ḵāṯ ūma‘ăḵāh ūma‘ăḵāṯ umaaChah umaaChat
 
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