possession of the wine-press, the birthplace of the prophet Micah (1:14), who is called the "Morasthite" (Jer. 26:18). This place was probably a suburb of Gath.
For this designation there appears to be no other meaning than that of a native of moresheth-gath, a village mentioned by himself.
It is probably the site of moresheth-gath, the home of the prophet Micah.