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Anathoth (son of Becher)
A son of Becher, a descendant of Benjamin.
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Anathoth (Person)
Anathoth (Person). 1. Becher’s son from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 7:8).2. Political leader who signed Ezra’s covenant of faithfulness to God with Nehemiah and others after the exile (Neh 10:19).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Anathoth (Person)
ANATHOTH (Person)1. Becher’s son from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 7:8).2. Political leader who signed Ezra’s covenant of faithfulness to God with Nehemiah and others after the exile (Neh 10:19).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Anathoth
An´athoth (answers to prayer).1. Son of Becher, a son of Benjamin. 1 Chron. 7:8.2. One of the “heads of the people” who signed the covenant in the time of Nehemiah. Neh. 10:19. (b.c. 410.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Anathoth
AN´ATHOTH (anʹa-thōth; “answers,” i.e., to prayer).1. One of the sons of Becher, the son of Benjamin (1 Chron. 7:8), b.c.2. One of the chief Israelites who sealed the covenant after the return from Babylon (Neh. 10:19), about 445 b.c.3. A town in the tribe of Benjamin belonging to the priests, also
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Anathoth
ANATHOTH [AN uh thoth] — the name of two men and one city in the Old Testament:1. A city in the tribe of Benjamin given to the Levites (1 Kin. 2:26). Anathoth was the birthplace of the prophet Jeremiah (Jer. 1:1; 29:27). During a time of siege, the Lord instructed Jeremiah to purchase a field in Anathoth.
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Anathoth
Anathoth [An-uh-thoth](Hebrew origin: derived from Answers)(1 Chronicles 7:8). 16th century b.c. Anathoth, the son of Becher and grandson of Benjamin, was a member of a family of leaders of the tribe and brave warriors. His brothers were Zemira, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jerimoth, Abiah, and
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Anathoth
ANATHOTH (Ănʹ ȧ·thôth) Personal and placename. 1. City assigned to the tribe of Benjamin, located about three miles northeast of Jerusalem (Josh. 21:18). King Solomon sent Abiathar the priest there after removing him as high priest (1 Kings 2:26–27). It was also the home of Jeremiah the prophet, who
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Anathoth (Person)
Anathoth (person) an′uh-thoth (עֲנָתוֹתH6744, prob. from Anath). (1) One of the leaders of the people who sealed the covenant along with Nehemiah after the return from the Babylonian captivity (Neh. 10:19).(2) Son of Beker and grandson of Benjamin (1 Chr. 7:8).
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ANATHOTH
ANATHOTH an´uh-thoth [עֲנָתוֹתʿanathoth; Αναθωθ Anathōth]. 1. A Levitical city within the territory of Benjamin (Josh 21:18; 1 Chr 6:60 [Heb. 6:45]) whose biblical name is preserved in the name of the modern village of Anata and whose probable site is Ras el-Kharrubeth. ABIATHAR was banished to Anathoth
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Joash Brother
Omri Brother
Abijah Brother
Elioenai Brother
Eliezer Brother
Alemeth Brother
Zemirah Brother
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Ashbel Uncle
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Ard Uncle
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Jediael Uncle
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