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HEBREW: 4638 trem Ma`arath
NAVE: Maarath
EBD: Maarath
ISBE: MAARATH
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Maarath

In Bible versions:

Maarath: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
a town in the hill country of Judah

den; making empty; watching
Google Maps: Maarath (31° 37´, 35° 6´)

Hebrew

Strongs #04638: trem Ma`arath

Maarath = "bareness"

1) a town in the mountain region of Judah

4638 Ma`arath mah-ar-awth'

a form of 4630; waste; Maarath, a place in
Palestine:-Maarath.
see HEBREW for 04630

Maarath [EBD]

desolation, a place in the mountains of Judah (Josh. 15:59), probably the modern village Beit Ummar, 6 miles north of Hebron.

Maarath [NAVE]

MAARATH, a city of Judah, Josh. 15:59.

MAARATH [ISBE]

MAARATH - ma'-a-rath (ma`arath): A city in the hill country of Judah, mentioned between Gedor and Beth-anoth (Josh 15:59). The small village of Beit Ummar upon the watershed, a little to the West of the carriage road to Hebron and about a mile from Khirbet Jedur (Gedor), is a probable site. There are many rock tombs to its East. The village mosque is dedicated to Nebi Matta, i.e. Matthew. See P E F, III, 305, Sh XXI.




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