dunghill, the modern el-Minyay, 15 miles south-south-west of Gaza (Josh. 15:31; 1 Chr. 2:49), in the south of Judah. The Pal. Mem., however, suggest Umm Deimneh, 12 miles north-east of Beersheba, as the site.
"The danger will be mine, seeing that I mean to climb the tree," said madmannah.
madmannah made the required addition, and Ezra marched off in high dudgeon.
It now became evident from the noise that madmannah was climbing the tree.
madmannah reached the lowest branch in safety, but he then slipped down and fell to the ground.
After peering into the hole, Colonel James ordered madmannah, who had followed him, to descend and examine it.