habitation, a town in the tribe of Judah, about 7 miles south of Hebron, which gave its name to the wilderness, the district round the conical hill on which the town stood. Here David hid from Saul, and here Nabal had his possessions and his home (1 Sam. 23:24, 25; 25:2). "Only some small foundations of hewn stone, a square enclosure, and several cisterns are now to be seen at Maon. Are they the remains of Nabal's great establishment?" The hill is now called Tell M'ain.
Last week, settlers from maon torched two dunams of wheat fields in the south Hebron hills.
In the centre of the picture is the god, maon, a divine intelligence, which presides over the equilibrium of the universe.
M. de Bussy, his six guests, and the valet, are arrested and transported to maon.
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.
There dwelt then at maon, a blunt rich old farmer, whose name was Nabal.
When David was told, he went down to the rock, and stayed in the wilderness of maon.
And they told David: wherefore he came down to the rock, and abode in the wilderness of maon.
When Saul heard that, he pursued after David in the wilderness of maon.