Places Study on Maroth

Places Study on Maroth

Micah 1: For the inhabitant of Maroth waited carefully for good: but evil came down from the LORD unto the gate of Jerusalem.

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Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Maroth


A town in the W. of Judah ("bitternesses"). Maroth waited carefully for good ("is grieved for her gods," Gesenius), but "evil (answering to bitterness, which Maroth means) came." Micah (Micah 1:12) plays upon the meaning of Maroth.

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Maroth
Bitterness; i.e., "perfect grief", a place not far from Jerusalem; mentioned in connection with the invasion of the Assyrian army (Micah 1:12 ).

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Maroth
MAROTH. An unknown town ( Micah 1:12 only). There is a play upon the name, which means ‘bitternesses.’

Holman Bible Dictionary - Maroth
(may' rahth) Place name meaning “bitter” or “bitter fountain.” Town in lowlands of Judah which would be attacked as invading armies approached Jerusalem (Micah 1:12 ). The town is perhaps identical with Maarath (Joshua 15:59 ).



Hitchcock's Bible Names - Maroth
Bitterness
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Maroth
Town in the lowlands of Judah. Micah 1:12 . Not identified.

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Maroth - Maroth waited carefully for good ("is grieved for her gods," Gesenius), but "evil (answering to bitterness, which Maroth means) came. " Micah (Micah 1:12) plays upon the meaning of Maroth
Maroth - Maroth
Maarath - ” Name of a village in Judah's hill country (Joshua 15:59 ), possibly identical with Maroth (Micah 1:12 )
Micah - (See APHRAH; BETHEZEL; Maroth; ACHZIB; MARESHAH