Maarath and surrounding area

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Joshua 15:59 Maarath, Beth Anoth, and Eltekon; six cities with their villages.

ma'-a-rath (ma`arath): A city in the hill country of Judah, mentioned between Gedor and Beth-anoth (Joshua 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.

Strong's Hebrew
H4638: Maarath

a place in Judah

Maacath (Maacah)
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