oppression, a small Syrian kingdom near Geshur, east of the Hauran, the district of Batanea (Josh. 13:13; 2 Sam. 10:6,8; 1 Chr. 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 Sam. 3:3). (3.) The father of Hanan, who was one of David’s body-guard (1 Chr. 11:43). (4.) The daughter of Abishalom (called Absalom, 2 Chr. 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 Chr. 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 Sam. 27:2).
ascent of the scorpions; i.e., “scorpion-hill”, a pass on the south-eastern border of Palestine (Num. 34:4; Josh. 15:3). It is identified with the pass of Sufah, entering Palestine from the great Wady el-Fikreh, south of the Dead Sea. (See AKRABBIM.)
[mah-uh n-pah] /ˈmɑ ənˈpɑ/ adjective 1. . Related Terms mom-and-pop
[mahr] /mɑr/ noun, Geology. 1. a circular volcanic landform resulting from explosive ash eruptions. /mɑː/ noun (pl) maars, maare (ˈmɑːrə) 1. (sometimes capital) a coneless volcanic crater that has been formed by a single explosion maar (mär) A broad, shallow, generally flat-floored volcanic crater that is often filled with water. Maars usually form from explosive […]
desolation, a place in the mountains of Judah (Josh. 15:59), probably the modern village Beit Ummar, 6 miles north of Hebron.