Maon in the Bible
A city allotted to the tribe of Judah
- Joshua 15:55 Maon, Carmel, and Ziph, and Juttah,
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Maon.
The place where Nabal lived
- 1 Samuel 25:2 And there was a man in Maon, whose possessions were in Carmel; and the man was very great, and he had three thousand sheep, and a thousand goats: and he was shearing his sheep in Carmel.
David (with his insurgents) encamps near
- 1 Samuel 23:24-25 And they arose, and went to Ziph before Saul: but David and his men were in the wilderness of Maon, in the plain on the south of Jeshimon. 25 Saul also and his men went to seek him. And they told David: wherefore he came down into a rock, and abode in the wilderness of Maon. And when Saul heard that, he pursued after David in the wilderness of Maon.
Uzziah engages in war against the people of (called Mehunims)
- 2 Chronicles 26:7 And God helped him against the Philistines, and against the Arabians that dwelt in Gurbaal, and the Mehunims.