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Maachah
        

1. Genesis 22:24.
        2. 1 Chronicles 2:48.
        3. 1 Chronicles 7:15.
        4. 1 Chronicles 8:29.
        5. Absalom's mother, taken by David in battle and added to his wives (Jerome): 1 Chronicles 3:2; 2 Samuel 3:3. Talmai's daughter of Geshur, David's wife.
        6. Absalom's granddaughter, wife of Rehoboam and mother of Abijam (1 Kings 15:1); called Micaiah or Maacah; daughter of Uriel and Tamar, Absalom's daughter (2 Chronicles 13:2). Grandmother (or mother) of Asa, son of Abijam. During Asa's minority she acted as queen mother; but Asa when of age set her aside for her idolatry, which she derived from her ancestors of Geshur (1 Kings 15:13-14; 1 Kings 15:16); 2 Chronicles 11:20-22; 2 Chronicles 15:16, "idol," literally, horror, the emblem of Priapus. Several men are named Maachah:
        1. 1 Kings 2:39.
        2. 1 Chronicles 11:43.
        3. 1 Chronicles 27:16.


Bibliography Information
Fausset, Andrew Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'maachah' Fausset's Bible Dictionary".
bible-history.com - Fausset's; 1878.

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