Maon: "habitation," a place in Judah, also a man of Judah, also an enemy of Isr.Original Word: מָעוֹןPart of Speech:
proper name; location; masculine; of a peopleTransliteration:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
"habitation," a place in Judah, also a man of Judah, also an enemy of Isr.NASB Translation
Maon (7), Maonites (1).
II. מָעוֺן proper name
1. location in Judah Joshua 15:55 (P), 1 Samuel 25:2 (ᵐ5 Μααν, Μαων), now Ma`în (BuhlGeogr. 163 and references), 8 miles south of Hebron; hence ׳מִדְבַּר מ 1 Samuel 23:24,25 (twice in verse), so read also 1 Samuel 25:1 (for ᵑ0 פארן) ᵐ5 Th We Dr Bu Klo Kit Löhr; compare
2. masculine in Judah 1 Chronicles 2:45 (twice in verse), ᵐ5 Μεων, Μαων.
3. of a people Judges 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; 1 Chronicles 4:41 see מְעוּנִים.