MAKED mā’ kĕd (Μακέδ). A strong city in Gilead from which Judas Maccabeus rescued Jews who were being threatened by their pagan neighbors (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
(Maked, Makeb) : A strong city East of the Jordan, not yet identified. It is named along with Bosor, Alema and Casphor (1 Macc 5:26). In 1 Macc 5:36, thereads "Maged."