Fausset's Bible Dictionary
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
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. An unknown town ( Micah 1:12 only). There is a play upon the name, which means ‘bitternesses.’
Holman Bible Dictionary
(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
Morrish Bible Dictionary
Town in the lowlands of Judah. Micah 1:12 . Not identified.
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