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SMITH: METHEGAMMAH
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Methegammah

METHEGAMMAH [SMITH]

(bridle of the metropolis), a place which David took from the Philistines, apparently in his last war with them. (2 Samuel 8:1) Ammah may be taken as meaning "mother-city" or "metropolis," comp. (2 Samuel 20:19) and Metheg-he-Ammah "the bridle of the mother-city" --viz. of Gath, the chief town of the Philistines.


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