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Madon meaning

מדון
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🔼The name Madon in the Bible

The city named Madon is mentioned twice in the Bible. The first time it's mentioned in a summary of which kings from which towns rose up against invasive Israel; Jobab, king of Madon is among them (Joshua 11:1), and is subsequently defeated by the army of Joshua (Joshua 12:19).

🔼Etymology of the name Madon

The name Madon is identical to the noun מדון (madon), meaning strife, derived of the Hebrew verb דין (din), meaning to judge or plead:

🔼Madon meaning

For a meaning of the name Madon, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Contention, Strife. NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Contention.

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