Hebrew - English Dictionary

H4601 - Maachah

Strong's No.:H4601




Word Origin:From H4600

Bible Usage:{Maachah} Maachathites. See also H1038 .


depression; Maakah (or {Maakath }) the name of a place in {Syria} also of a {Mesopotamian} of three {Israelites} and of four Israelitesses and one Syrian woman

Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

Maachah = "oppression" n pr m

1. father of Achish, king of Gath at the beginning of Solomon's reign

2. father of Hanan, one of David's mighty warriors

3. a Simeonite, father of Shephatiah, prince of his tribe in the reign of David

4. son of Nahor by concubine Reumah n pr f

5. daughter of king Talmai of Geshur, wife or David, and mother of Absalom

6. daughter of Absalom, wife of king Rehoboam of Judah, and mother of king Abijam of Judah

7. concubine of Caleb the son of Hezron

8. wife of Machir of the tribe of Manasseh

9. wife of Jehiel, father of Gibeon n pr Maachathites = "pressure (literally she has pressed)"

10. a mercenary people hired to fight David

Bible References:

Maacah ( 3 )
Maachah ( 17 )
Maachathites ( 1 )


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.