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Maachah

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Maachah

Maachah - Oppression, a small Syrian kingdom near Geshur, east of the Hauran, the district of Batanea (Joshua 13:13; 2 Samuel 10:6, 8; 1 Chronicles 19:7).

2. A daughter of Talmai, king of the old native population of Geshur. She became one of David's wives, and was the mother of Absalom (2 Samuel 3:3).

3. The father of Hanan, who was one of David's body-guard (1 Chronicles 11:43).

4. The daughter of Abishalom (called Absalom, 2 Chronicles 11:20-22), the third wife of Rehoboam, and mother of Abijam (1 Kings 15:2). She is called "Michaiah the daughter of Uriel," who was the husband of Absalom's daughter Tamar (2 Chronicles 13:2). Her son Abijah or Abijam was heir to the throne.

5. The father of Achish, the king of Gath (1 Kings 2:39), called also Maoch (1 Samuel 27:2).


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Maachah

pressed down; worn; fastened


Naves Topical Index
Maachah

1. Son of Nahor
Genesis 22:24

2. Called Maacah, mother of Absalom
2 Samuel 3:3; 1 Chronicles 3:2

3. Called Maoch, father of Achish
1 Samuel 27:2; 1 Kings 2:39

4. Called Michaiah, mother of Abijam and grandmother of Asa
1 Kings 15:2; 1 Kings 15:10-13; 2 Chronicles 11:20-23; 2 Chronicles 13:2; 2 Chronicles 15:16

5. Wife of Machir
1 Chronicles 7:15-16

6. Concubine of Caleb
1 Chronicles 2:48

7. Wife of Jehiel
1 Chronicles 8:29; 1 Chronicles 9:35

8. Father of Hanan
1 Chronicles 11:43

9. Father of Shephatiah
1 Chronicles 27:16

10. Called Maacah and Maachathi, a small kingdom east of Bashan
Deuteronomy 3:14; Joshua 12:5; 2 Samuel 10:6; 2 Samuel 10:8; 1 Chronicles 19:6-7


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Maachah

(oppression).

  1. The daughter of Nahor by his concubine Beumah. (Genesis 22:24)
  2. The father of Achish who was king of Gath at the beginning of Solomon's reign. (1 Kings 2:39)
  3. The daughter, or more probably granddaughter, of Absalom named after his mother; the third and favorite wife of Rehoboam, and mother of Abijah. (1 Kings 15:22; 2 Chronicles 11:20-22) The mother of Abijah is elsewhere called "Michaiah the daughter of Uriel of Gibeah." (2 Chronicles 13:2) During the reign of her grandson Asa she occupied at the court of Judah the high position of "king's mother," comp. (1 Kings 15:13) but when he came of age she was removed because of her idolatrous habits. (2 Chronicles 15:16)
  4. The concubine of Caleb the son of Hezron. (1 Chronicles 2:48)
  5. The daughter of Talmai king of Geshur, and mother of Absalom (1 Chronicles 3:2) also called Maacah in Authorized Version of (2 Samuel 3:3)
  6. The wife of Machir the Manassite. (1 Chronicles 7:15,16)
  7. The wife of Jehiel, father or founder of Gibeon. (1 Chronicles 8:20; 9:35)
  8. The father of Hanan, one of the heroes of David body-guard. (2 Chronicles 11:43)
  9. A Simeonite, father of Sephatiah, prince of his tribe in the reign of David. (1 Chronicles 27:16)