It may also be the city Muchrashti, mentioned in the Amarna letters, and not coincidentally, as the town was located on an important route to Egypt and the south, explaining its fortification by Rehoboam.
The name Moreseth-Gath means “possession of Gath", leading to speculation of a subservient relationship with the Philistine City.  However, among Jewish commentators, only Abraham ibn Ezra and David Kimhi consider Moresheth-gath as the name of a place. The Targum of Jonathan and Rashi translate these two words as by "those who caused you to inherit Gath" meaning the family of David, while Wellhausen renders the passage in Micah "Thou must let go Moresheth, O Gath."
Maresha. It was probably in the vicinity of Mareshah) identification with which was discounted by Esusebius time. However, although the text of Micah itself clearly differentiates identification with Mareshah there remains some support for this site.
Some scholars have identified Tell Khirbat al-Bayḍā approximately 6 km) northeast of Maresha. While others suggest Tel-Goded near Maresha. Tel-Goded is the today's Hebrew name of the Tell and is exactly 9.7 kilometres) southeast of Gath, thus most probably corresponding to Tell ej-Judeideh.