BDB5889 [H4584]

II. מָעוֺן proper name

1. location in Judah Josh 15:55 (P), 1Sam 25:2 (ᵐ5 Μααν, Μαων), now Ma`în (BuhlGeogr. 163 and references), 8 miles south of Hebron; hence ׳מִדְבַּר מ 1Sam 23:24; 1Sam 23:25 (twice in verse), so read also 1Sam 25:1 (for ᵑ0 פארן) ᵐ5 Th We Dr Bu Klo Kit Löhr; compare
2. masculine in Judah 1Chr 2:45 (twice in verse), ᵐ5 Μεων, Μαων.
3. of a people Judg 10:12 named with Sidonians and Amalek as ancient foes of Israel; possibly intended by writer as = מְעוּנִים q. v.; many read מִדְיָן (ᵐ5B A ᵐ5L Μαδιαμ); see GFM. — מְעוֺן see בֵּית בַּעַל מְעוֺן; 1Chr 4:41 see מְעוּנִים.

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