🔼The name Madmenah in the Bible
The name Madmenah belongs to a city probably somewhere north of Jerusalem and possibly in the territory of Benjamin. The prophet Isaiah mentions Madmenah in his sermon on the remnant of Israel, and in a chain of cities which appear to be positioned on a trajectory from the north-east toward Jerusalem (Isaiah 10:31).
🔼Etymology of the name Madmenah
The name Madmenah is identical to the feminine noun מדמנה (madmena), meaning manure pit, from the root דמן (dmn), which has to do with manufactured manure:
For a meaning of the name Madmenah, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names and NOBSE Study Bible Name List both read Dunghill. BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't interpret our name but does confirm that it is identical to the noun מדמנה (madmena), meaning manure pit.