1 Kings 15:2

Three years reigned he in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Maachah, the daughter of Abishalom.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Years, wanting some months. Maacha. She is called elsewhere, Michaia, daughter of Uriel; but is was a common thing, in those days, for a person to have two names. (Challoner) Abessalom and Absalom, the son of David are the same, 2 Paralipomenon xi. 21. (Calmet) St. Jerome (Trad.) is of a different opinion. (Menochius) Josephus ( viii. 10.) intimates that Maacha was the daughter of Thamar. The eldest daughter, in the kingdom of Gessur, seems to have been usually styled Maacha, ver. 10. (Tirinus)

Richard Challoner

AD 1781
Maacha: She is called elsewhere Michaia, daughter of Uriel; but it was common in those days for the same person to have two names.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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