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Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature

Makkedah

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Makke´dah, a royal city of the ancient Canaanites (), in the neighborhood of which was the cave in which the five kings who confederated against Israel took refuge after their defeat (). It afterwards belonged to Judah (). Makkedah is placed by Eusebius and Jerome 8 Roman miles to the east of Eleutheropolis.

 

 

 

 

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Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Makkedah'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature". https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/kbe/m/makkedah.html.

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