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Maon
habitation, a town in the tribe of Judah, about 7 miles south of Hebron, which gave its name to the wilderness, the district round the conical hill on which the town stood. Here David hid from Saul, and here Nabal had his possessions and his home (1 Sam. 23:24, 25; 25:2). "Only some small foundations of hewn stone, a square enclosure, and several cisterns are now to be seen at Maon. Are they the remains of Nabal's great establishment?" The hill is now called Tell M'ain. Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'maon' Eastons Bible Dictionary".
bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.

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