Metaphysical meaning of Maacathites (mbd)
Maacathites (in A. V., Deuteronomy 3:14, Maachathi), må-ac'-a-thites (Heb.)--of or belonging to Maacah.
Some of the Maacathites were people of Maacah, or Beth-maacah, of the tribe of Naphtali; others were enemies of Israel. According to Fallows these latter were the people of the kingdom of Maacah, or Syria (Deut. 3:14; Josh. 12:5; II Sam. 23:34; II Kings 25:23).
Meta. Thoughts (people) of oppression and depression, belonging to the states of consciousness in us represented by the city of Maacah in Naphtali, and the kingdom of Maacah in Syria.
Preceding Entry: Maacah
Following Entry: Maadai