Moresheth, Moresheth-gath

Moresheth, Moresheth-gath (Mor´uh-sheth, mor´uh-sheth-gath´)

The prophet Micah’s home village (Jer 26:18; Mic 1:1). Micah’s use of the compound name (Mic 1:14) may indicate possession by Gath, close geographic association with Gath, or possibly “bride of Gath.”

Jer 26:18

18“Micah of Moresheth, who prophesied during the days of King Hezekiah of Judah, said to all the people of Judah: ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts,
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Mic 1:1

1The word of the Lord that came to Micah of Moresheth in the days of Kings Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah of Judah, which he saw concerning Samaria and Jerusalem.

Mic 1:14

14Therefore you shall give parting gifts
to Moresheth-gath;
the houses of Achzib shall be a deception
to the kings of Israel.

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